2017

gorilla vs. bear’s songs of 2017
Before we even have time to second guess our albums of the year list, here are our favorite songs of 2017. While plenty of our old favorites are well repped -- including TOPS, Burial, Shabazz Palaces, SZA, Sufjan, Laurel Halo, et al. -- it was an exceptionally great year for exciting new artists, wi…
GORILLA VS. BEAR’S ALBUMS OF 2017
As the internet's collective attention span continues to dwindle away and the clickbait economy slowly ruins everything good, we made a conscious effort this year to spend more time listening to fewer things. Discovering new favorites will always remain a priority around here, but it felt good to de…
november 2017 mix
Here's our November 2017 monthly mix, featuring some of the best new tracks from the past month by Kelly Lee Owens, Yaeji, Pender Street Steppers, Men I Trust, Loma + more:
october 2017 mix
Not to be confused with our annual Halloween mix, here's our October 2017 monthly mix, featuring some of the best new tracks from the past month by John Maus, Yaeji, Lou Rebecca, Fever Ray, Smerz, Sassy 009 + more:
september 2017 mix
Listen to our September 2017 monthly mix, featuring some of the best new tracks from the past month by Burial, Blue Hawaii, Oneohtrix Point Never x Ishmael Butler, Sassy 009, Yumi Zouma + more:
august 2017 mix
Listen to our August 2017 monthly mix, featuring some of the best new tracks from the past month by Anna of the North, SLEEP ∞ OVER, Harlem, Yaeji, DJDS, John Maus, Kotomi + more:
Gorilla vs. Bear x RACQUET Magazine Summer 2017
We've hooked up again with the homies at RACQUET Magazine on a new mix to commemorate the release of their beautiful fourth issue for Summer 2017, and to pay tribute to the GOAT, Roger Federer. Featuring seasonally appropriate jams from Washed Out, Kaytranada, Dilla, Gerry Rafferty, the Strokes…
july 2017 mix
Listen to our June 2017 monthly mix, featuring some of the best new tracks from the past month by Blue Hawaii, Kedr Livanskiy, Alvvays, Morly, Baltra, Jim-E Stack + more:
GORILLA VS. BEAR YACHT ROCK 2017 MIX
Presenting our second annual summer mixtape of modern yacht rock vibes: Like last year, we’re using the term "yacht rock" loosely here, to include myriad sounds inspired by smooth, sumptous soft rock grooves, while occasionally veering off into balearica, pillowy soft funk, sophistipop, co…

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