From Alabama Shakes to Zs, here’s what some Orange County residents were listening to in 2015

We asked a few of our contributors what their five favorite songs of 2015 were. We also asked a local Orange County radio station for their input. KX 93.5 is a local, independent radio station out of Laguna Beach. You can check them out here.

Here’s what they chose.

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Johan’s Picks

5. “Lilly” by Toro y Moi

4. “Stole The Show” by Kygo

3. “Let It Carry You” by Jose Gonzalez

2. “Guess Who” by Alabama Shakes

1. “Them Changes” by Thundercat (feat. Flying Lotus and Kamasi Washington)

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Michael’s Picks

5. “Younger – Kygo Remix” by Seinabo Sey

4. “Gold – Thomas Jack Radio Edit” by Gabriel Rios

3. “Turning – Flume Remix” by Collarbones

2. “Sun Models” by Odesza (feat. Madelyn Grant)

1. “Loud Places” by Jamie xx (feat. Romy)

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KX 93.5’s Picks

5. “Thank God for Girls” by Weezer

4. “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart” by Chris Cornell

3. “S.O.B.” by Nathaniel Rateliff and the Nightsweats

2. “Let Go” by The Very Best

1. “The Trouble With Us” by Chet Faker and Marcus Marr

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Austin’s Picks

5. “Coffin Dagger” by Thy Art Is Murder

4. “The Box” by The Last Ten Seconds of Life

3. “The Judgement To Come” by The Flesh of Kings

2. “Death Bed” by King Conquer

1. “Dying To Believe” by Parkway Drive

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Zoie’s Picks

5. “This Hammer Breaks by Colleen” by Captain of None

4. “Home” by Holly Herndon

3. “The Last Time I Saw Your Face” by Jefre Cantu-Ledesma

2. “Alright” by Kendrick Lamar

1. “Corps” by Zs

What were your favorite songs of 2015? Respond in the comments!

Originally posted 2016-04-12 21:53:01.

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