Digibro Never Shuts Up 12 – My Top 100 Favorite Songs (and Brandon Tolentino’s)

Surely this makes up for months of silence. In this five-hour epic recorded over two days, Brandon Tolentino and I break down our “top 100 favorite songs” lists, which we’d written months ago, and I’d never finished writing a post about.

This track-by-track breakdown of both lists involves lots of esoteric explanations, random singing, and a truckload of overly obvious passion for music. And if anyone asks—yes, I actually listened to the whole thing back myself.

The lists are below for the sake of keeping up/listening. Note that Brandon’s numbers are reversed for some reason (i.e. his 1. is actually his 100.). Also, as mentioned throughout the podcast, both lists are incomplete and in need of changing, especially Brandon’s because his list was written while he was depressed. These listings do not account for any changes discussed in the podcast.

Digibro’s List:

100. Come On Over (Turn Me On), by Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan
99. 99 Problems, by Jay-Z
98. Tell Me Why, by Penpals
97. Impossible Soul, Sufjan Stevens
96. Bohemian Rhapsody (live), by Queen
95. Feasting Fools, by Unexpect
94. Dustbowl Dance, by Mumford and Sons
93. Comfortably Numb, by Pink Floyd
92. Everyone Is Golden, by Portugal. The Man
91. Godfather’s Lollipop, by Shabutie
90. A Scream To Express the Hate of a Race, by Mirrorthrone
89. I’m On A Boat, by The Lonely Island
88. Koi no Mega Lover, by Maximum the Hormone
87. Do It Again, by Steely Dan
86. Wake In the Morning, by Pearls and Brass (link is for a different song)
85. Crystal Skull, by Mastodon
84. Ocean Size, by Jane’s Addiction
83. Hybrid Rainbow, by The Pillows
82. Gloomy Town, by SandJosieph ft. SiminaCindy
81. Blue Soul, by Graveyard
80. Joe and Mac, by JerryTerry
79. Wolf Like Me, by TV On the Radio
78. 4 Chord Song, by Axis of Awesome

77. Student of Celestia, by MandoPony/Green Day
76. Deacon Blues, by Steely Dan
75. E30, by So Great and Powerful (link is to a cover)
74. Drip Drip, by Comus
73. I’m So Tired, by Fugazi
72. Day Eleven: Love, by Ayreon
71. Undone – The Sweater Song, by Weezer
70. Token of Time, by Ensiferum
69. Hours of Wealth, by Opeth
68. Komm, Susser Tod, by The End of Evangelion
67. Tear You Apart, by She Wants Revenge
66. The Last Baron, by Mastodon
65. Saturday Night, by Misfits
64. Heartbreaker (live), by Grand Funk Railroad
63. Pay For It, by Mindless Self Indulgence
62. Algorythx and Gurantaxtaxq, by Blackblack
61. Kid Charlemagne, by Steely Dan
60. Blood and Thunder, by Mastodon
59. F.C.P.R.E.M.I.X., by The Fall of Troy
58. My Friend Marcus, by Manchester Orchestra
57. Summer Breeze/Set Me On Fire, by Type O Negative
56. Alsatia, by Galneryus
55. All the Go-Inbetweens, by Silversun Pickups
54. Elephants, by Portugal. The Man
53. Ikareta NEET, by Shinsei Kamattechan
52. A Sorceress Girl, by So Great and Powerful
51. Running In the 90s, by Initial D
50. Helena, by My Chemical Romance
49. April Fool, by Manchester Orchestra
48. Funeralopolis, by Electric Wizard
47. The Beginning and the End, by ISIS
46. Duvet, by BOA
45. Cassandra Gemini, by The Mars Volta
44. A Beautiful Heart, by So Great and Powerful
43. KIDS, by MGMT
42. 21st Century Schizoid Man, by King Crimson
41. The Heraldic Beak of the Manufacturer’s Medallion, by The Sound of Animals Fighting
40. Flood, by Boris
39. You Laughed Like A Water Mark, by Boris ft. Michio Kurihara
38. In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion, by Agalloch
37. Dango Ma Nigga??, by DJAQ
36. Luna (Lucid Mode), by Cat’s Millionaire
35. Got It All (This Can’t Be Living Now), by Portugal. The Man
34. Season I Want To Die, by Shinsei Kamatte-chan
33. No One Lives Forever, by Oingo Boingo
32. Mix, by Mach 1.67
31. I Know It’s Over, by The Smiths
30. He Said He Had A Story, by The Dear Hunter
29. Keep Quiet, by Protomen
28. The Weekly Wars, by The Number Twelve Looks Like You
27. Little Lover’s So Polite, by Silversun Pickups
26. Mouths Like Sidewinder Missiles, by The Fall of Troy
25. Panic Switch, by Silversun Pickups
24. Burden, by Opeth
23. Get Out, by Circa Survive
22. The Church and the Dime, by The Dear Hunter
21. The Will of One, by Protomen
20. I Get Wet, by Andrew WK
19. Ghost Animals, by Foxy Shazam
18. This Apparatus Must Be Unearthed, by The Mars Volta
17. Gravemakers and Gunslingers, by Coheed and Cambria
16. Bottom, by Tool
15. Three Evils (Embodied In Love and Shadow), by Coheed and Cambria
14. Lateralus, by Tool
13. Guroi Hana, by Shinsei Kamattechan
12. Quiet Little Voices, by We Were Promised Jetpacks
11. The Space For This, by Cynic
10. Born Cross-Eyed, by Tarby
9. …And Then There Was Silence, by Blind Guardian
8. Delirium Trigger, by Coheed and Cambria
7. Not Unlike the Waves, by Agalloch
6. Invalid Litter Dept., by At the Drive-In
5. Gallows Hymn, by Primordial
4. Non-Objective Portrait of Karma, by Circle Takes the Square
3. Lazy Eye, by Silversun Pickups
2. Tetragrammaton, by The Mars Volta
1. A Meeting Place and Time, by Woods of Ypres

Brandon Tolentino’s List:

  1. Gustav Holst – Mars, The Bringer of War
  2. Clever Girl – Teleblister
  3. Charles Spearin – Anna
  4. TOPS – Turn Your Love Around
  5. David Bowie – Golden Years
  6. Broken Social Scene – Almost Crimes
  7. The Faces – Ooh La La
  8. Vivaldi – Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297 “Winter” – 1: Allegro Non Molto
  9. Neon Indian – Arcade Blues
  10. Chad VanGaalen – Echo Train
  11. Cheryl Lynn – Got to Be Real
  12. Satanstompingcaterpillars – Oat
  13. The Dodos – Fools
  14. Portugal. The Man – Do You
  15. Toro y Moi – Dead Pontoon
  16. Eels – Souljacker Pt. 1
  17. Born Ruffians – The Ballad of Moose Bruce
  18. Four Tet – She Just Likes to Fight
  19. Lou Reed – Walk on the Wild Side
  20. The Beatles – For No One
  21. Grizzly Bear – Two Weeks
  22. John Frusciante – Untitled 10
  23. The Books – Enjoy Your Worries, You May Never Have Them Again
  24. The Smiths – Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now
  25. Bibio – Haikuesque (When She Laughs)
  26. Department of Eagles – Flip
  27. Sixto Rodriguez – Crucify Your Mind
  28. Television – Mars
  29. The Magnetic Fields – Andrew in Drag
  30. Psychic TV – The Orchids
  31. John Frusciante – Outside Space
  32. The Books – Take Time
  33. Sufjan Stevens – The Predatory Wasp of The Palisades is Out to Get Us
  34. Diana Krall – There Ain’t No Sweet Man Worth the Salt of My Tears
  35. Dr. Dog – Shadow People
  36. Flux of Pink Indians – The Fun is Over
  37. Nico – These Days
  38. Norman Palm – Boys Don’t Cry
  39. Joy Division – Disorder
  40. Coma Cinema – Stoned Alone
  41. Grandaddy – The Crystal Lake
  42. Pet Lions – Propeller Plane
  43. Neat Beats – Graffiti On a Tuesday Night
  44. Mars Water – Where the Sun Sets
  45. Sebadoh – Not Too Amused
  46. Casino Versus Japan – Aquarium
  47. The Gun Club – She’s Like Heroin to Me
  48. Luciano Pavarotti – Cavalleria Rusticana-Intermezzo
  49. Final Fantasy – What Do You Think Will Happen Next
  50. Beach Fossils – Twelve Roses
  51. The Strokes – Hard to Explain
  52. Sonic Youth – Teenage Riot
  53. The Talking Heads – This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)
  54. Department of Eagles – While We’re Young
  55. Elliott Smith – No Name #3
  56. Serge Gainsbourg – Danger
  57. Siskiyou – Never Ever Ever Again
  58. Atmostphere – Sound is Vibration
  59. Guided by Voices – Quality of Armor
  60. The Growlers – Drinkin’ the Juice Blues
  61. Breakbot – Baby I’m Yours
  62. Pavement – Summer Babe (Winter Version)
  63. My Bloody Valentine – I Can See It (But I Can’t Feel It)
  64. Bob Dylan and The Band – Goin’ to Acapulco
  65. Califone – The Orchids
  66. Brian Eno – Needle in the Camel’s Eye
  67. Lone – Midnight Feast
  68. The Magnetic Fields – All My Little Words
  69. Guided by Voices – Game of Pricks
  70. Dinosaur Jr. – Feel The Pain
  71. Les Sages Poetes de la Rue – Voulez-Vous Bouger
  72. The Dodos – Companions
  73. A Place to Bury Strangers – And I’m Up
  74. Gorgeous Bully – Never Cry
  75. The Growlers – People Don’t Change Blues
  76. Margot and The Nuclear So and So’s – Prozac Rock
  77. Bibio – Like a Sundial
  78. John Cale – Fear is a Man’s Best Friend
  79. Pet Lions – Comeback
  80. The Wake – Plastic Flowers
  81. Pavement – Spit on a Stranger
  82. Elliott Smith – Say Yes
  83. Echo and The Bunnymen – My Kingdom
  84. Total Slacker – Magical Date Night
  85. Rollerskate Skinny – Thirsty European
  86. Cap’n Jazz – Ooh Do I Love You (Acoustic)
  87. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Beverly Kills
  88. Pogo – Wizard of Meh
  89. Deer Tick – Art Isn’t Real
  90. Fugazi – I’m So Tired
  91. Favourite Sons – When You’re Away From Me
  92. DIIV – How Long Have You Known
  93. Gorgeous Bully – Beauty Don’t Give a Shit
  94. The Bilinda Butchers – Sigh
  95. The Books – Smells Like Content
  96. Psychedelic Furs – Pretty in Pink
  97. Elliott Smith – Waltz #2
  98. Guided by Voices – Class Clown Spots a UFO
  99. Beach Fossils – Generational Synthetic
  100. David Bowie – Life on Mars

5 thoughts on “Digibro Never Shuts Up 12 – My Top 100 Favorite Songs (and Brandon Tolentino’s)

  1. Ah, Woods of Ypres. I thought oyu may of forgotten about htem. I am disappointed Agalloch only made it 2 times, but it’s understandable haha.
    Enjoyable list.

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