Playlist: Alternative New Year's Eve
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Throwing your own NYE bash? Sick of the all-too-familiar chimes signalling the beginning of 'Dancing In The Moonlight'? Prefer a playlist less family function, more 4am afters? Not to worry, we have got you covered with our alternative playlist, perfect for any function with good taste.
are a band that encapsulates melancholy the most, yet in 'Disorder' it's disguised by it's grooving up-tempo bass and atmospheric drum machine. If you're feeling a bit down in the dumps, but still want to get up and dance, 'Disorder' is your companion, guiding you by the hand into 2019.
HMLTD - To The Door
A bit more up-tempo with more electronic and new-wave influence, 'To The Door' round its circus of listeners up into a frenzy and is perfect for getting the atmosphere more electrified. HMLTD have had a steady rise in 2018 with their eccentric blend of pop-rock and 'To The Door' perfectly captures the energy of their live shows. Inject a bit of their energy into your playlist for a freakishly good New Year's party.
Image Credit: PixabayParquet Courts - Borrowed Time Taken from their 2013 album, 'Borrowed Time' is the momentous earworm guitar hook and quick-paced, no-frills percussion loaded with high-octane fun. It'll keep the momentum going throughout the night, and with their literally being borrowed time towards the end of 2018, you might as well make the most of it. PJ Harvey - 50ft Queenie 2018 has been all about women, and what better way to continue it into 2019 with one of the most iconic females in music? A tune to quite literally make you feel like king/queen of the world, the fuzz-soaked '50ft Queenie' will get pulses rising, as your alcohol intake rises. If you're feeling internalised anger at events in 2018, '50ft Queenie' will embody it and turn it into liberation. 2019, go get it. FIDLAR - Cheap Beer The Project X of alternative music, this slice of West Coast is perfect for seeing out 2018 in a nihilistic, yet ludicrous style. It's the end of the year, we're cash-strapped after the festive season and we're drinking cheap beer, and what? Drink it in style, full of post-adolescent hedonistic rage, with this dynamic track by FIDLAR.
.Joy Division - Disorder Who said melancholic music has to be downbeat? Joy Division
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