The Top 30 MTL Songs of 2016

Listen to the best tunes made in Montreal this year.

Common Holly

25. “Never Entirely There” by Wake Island

“Like most of us, Wake Island’s year was a little bit good, a little bit shit, and the best so far.”

24. “Un-American Gothic” by Chris Velan

“‘I’m afraid we’ve gone too far/no one can save us now.’ Prescient?”

23. “Call the Doctor” by Nobro

“Nobro has a family doctor in Quebec? Can they put in a good word for me?”

22. “Strawberry Blue” by Wizaard

“I saw them, in a previous incarnation, play at Quai des Brumes ostensibly in front of friends and family. They were pretty good back then, too.”

21. “If After All” by Common Holly

“Favourite Bandcamp bio of 2016: ‘Music 4 u — Hope it’s not too sad — Oh well’.”