Douglas Martin’s Dirty Shoes: The Dirty 30 of 2015

Douglas Martin: the only one you can trust with this.
By    December 16, 2015

dirty shoes thirty 2015

Douglas Martin once beat a man to death with a pair of boat shoes. 

Thirty of best in scuffed-kick music guitar music had to offer this year. Thirty of the year’s most exceptional bands, assembled together on a meticulously sequenced playlist, courtesy of a dude who listens to a boatload of guitar music each day to figure out which of it fits the description of Douglas Martin Music. Rejoice, for the Dirty 30 is back!

1. Royal Headache – “Electric Shock”
2. The Unwed Teenage Mothers – “Straitjacket”
3. G.L.O.S.S. – “G.L.O.S.S. (We’re From the Future)”
4. Viet Cong – “Bunker Buster”
5. Wimps – “Vampire”
6. Nots – “Shelf Life”
7. Downtown Boys – “Monstro”
8. Aquarian Blood – “Savage Mind”
9. The Coathangers – “Watch Your Back”
10. Childbirth – “Nasty Girls”
11. Helen – “Allison”
12. Lower Dens – “Company”
13. Cold Beat – “Passenger”
14. Savages – “T.I.W.Y.G.”
15. Shopping – “Knocking”
16. Aye Nako – “Human Shield”
17. Speedy Ortiz – “Raising the Skate”
18. Joanna Gruesome – “Crayon”
19.¬†Protomartyr’s “Boyce or Boice”
20. Gun Outfit – “Blue Hour”
21. Kurt Vile – “Dust Bunnies”
22. Courtney Barnett – “Small Poppies”
23. The Sandwitches – “Dead Prudence”
24. Shannon and the Clams – “Corvette”
25. Colleen Green – “I Want to Grow Up”
26. Broken Water – “1984”
27. La Luz – “I’ll Be True”
28. Deaf Wish – “Calypso”
29. Chastity Belt – “Time to Go Home”
30. No Joy – “Bolas”

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