In the first part of the eagerly anticipated triptych of the wizards’ Best of 2015s, Kicker of Elves manages to pack in a full 25 songs that just go to show how much great music has been around in the last 12 months.


outside the wizard studios earlier

Fighting off demands for more beer and slights on the less than festive surroundings, Kicker brings us the best music from his listening world, which, as it turns out, mostly incorporates Scotland and Australia.

So settle down in your favourite chair, set aside an hour or so, and tune in below or download and listen here.




The physicality we played on the show:

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Wizard-in-Chief for Trust The Wizards music podcast and blog. Guided By Voices fanatic.

8 responses »

  1. Kicker’s top 25 tracks from 2015 were:

    1. The Thyme Machine – Manifesto
    2. Spare Snare – No Quise Angustiarte
    3. The Lucid Dream – Cold Killer
    4. Trust Fund – IDK
    5. Ariel Sharratt & Mathias Kom – Fuck The Government, I Love You
    6. Car Seat Headrest – Oh! Starving
    7. Evans The Death – Idiot Button
    8. Girlpool – Ideal World
    9. Courtney Barnett – Depreston
    10. Astral Swans – Beginning Of The End
    11. Low Low Low La La La Love Love Love – Little Heart
    12. Frog – All Dogs Go To Heaven
    13. The Chills – Liquid Situation
    14. Simon Love – The New Adam & Eve
    15. Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts – Sad Screaming Old Man
    16. Low – The Innocents
    17. Martha – Chekhov’s Hangnail
    18. Robert Forster – Learn To Burn
    19. Shit Present – Melbourne
    20. Circus Devils – Hue N’ Dye
    21. Graham Repulski – Crying Machine Shakes The Moon
    22. Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat – Danse Profane
    23. Elvis Depressedly – New Heaven, New Earth
    24. Scott Twynholm – The Art School Dance
    25. JD Meatyard – We Got Today

  2. […] Why? And why not? Now, you may have noticed that I sneaked a very short track from The Chills onto my Best of the Year selections, but the album Silver Bullets is also worthwhile revisiting for the tremendous title […]

  3. […] can hear a detailed exploration of my 25 favourite songs of the year right here, but if I had to choose just one song as being worthy of the Kicker Song of 2015, it would have to […]

  4. […] Kicker of Elves’ Best of 2015 podcast […]

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