Iron Pier's Top Songs of 2018 23 December 2018

2018 was a slow year for us on the label front - it happens - but there was a lot of new music coming out on other labels that we really liked. Here's a playlist of our favorite songs released in 2018, assembled by us, several of our artists, and some of our team members.

David and Xin - Iron Pier Label Owners

  1. The Hirs Collective - "Invisible"
  2. Candy - "Good To Feel"
  3. Turnstile - "Real Thing"
  4. Turnstile - "Generator"
  5. Somerset Thrower - "Make Up, Motherfucker! It's Casual Friday"
  6. Culture Abuse - "Dip"
  7. Culture Abuse - "Bee Kind to the Bugs"
  8. Drug Church - "Avoidarama"
  9. Drug Church - "Unlicensed Hall Monitor"
  10. The Men - "Maybe I'm Crazy"
  11. The Column - "Reasons"
  12. The Column - "With The Dogs"
  13. Amen Dunes - "Blue Rose"
  14. Amen Dunes - "Miki Dora"
  15. Death Bells - "Echoes"
  16. Death Bells - "Only You"
  17. Self Defense Family - "Watcher at the Well"
  18. Self Defense Family - "Have You Considered Punk Music"
  19. Yaeji - "One More"
  20. Mitski - "Nobody"
  21. Mitski - "Geyser"
  22. 88 Rising, Joji, Rich Bryan - "Midsummer Madness"

Patrick - Self Defense Family

  1. Pig Destroyer - "Army of Cops"
  2. Tyga - 'Dip' -
  3. ARSE - "NRVSNRG"

Benny - Self Defense Family

  1. The Necks - "Body"

Chris T. - Self Defense Family

  1. Emma Ruth Rundle - "Darkhorse"

Morgan - Hollow Sunshine & Other Houses

  1. Sun Kil Moon — "Soap for Joyful Hands"
  2. Kacey Musgraves — "Happy & Sad"
  3. Okkervil River — "Love Somebody"
  4. Low — "Tempest"
  5. Jeff Tweedy — "Don’t Forget"
  6. Jerry David DeCicca — "Cuttin Down the Country"
  7. Guided by Voices — "Colonel Paper"
  8. John Prine — "Caravan of Fools"
  9. Paul Simon — "Darling Lorraine"

Reuben - Hollow Sunshine

  1. Boss - "Steel Box"
  2. Boss - "I'm the Dog (You're the Ball)"

Cary T. - Iron Pier Team Member

  1. Retirement Party - "That's How People Die"
  2. Elephants - "Burger Drama"
  3. The Royal They - "Leech"
  4. Camp Cope - "Animal & Real"
  5. Swearin - "Grow into a Ghost"
  6. Bethlehem Steel - "Fake Sweater"
  7. Super Unison - "Virus"
  8. Bacchae - "Dig"
  9. Outskirts - "Prove It"
  10. Basic Bitches - "How Come None of You Ever Want to Hang Anymore"
  11. Fleabite - "What's Up"
  12. Katie Ellen - "Lighthouse"
  13. Empath - "The Eye"
  14. Joan Of Arc - "Punk Kid"

Chris B. - Iron Pier Team Member

  1. Nothing - "Blue Line Baby"
  2. Dirty Nil - "Always High"
  3. Beach Rats - "Stay All Night"
  4. Hot Snakes - "Having Another"
  5. Restorations - "Caretaker"