MUSIC

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A HAUNTED JUKEBOX

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UK Chart hits 1952-2015

Playlists featuring almost every song to hit the UK singles chart from 1952 to 2015!

2010-2015

Over 2,900 singles entered the UK charts between January 2010 and December 2015. The GLEE Cast were responsible for a staggering 93 of them.

2005-2009

Over 3,100 singles entered the UK charts between January 2005 and December 2009. Rihanna ruled the roost with 15 chart appearances over this time.

2000-2004

Over 4,200 singles entered the UK charts between January 2000 and December 2004. As both Diddy and Puff Daddy the Bad Boy mogul Sean Combs appeared on 14 of them.

1995-1999

Over 5,000 singles entered the UK charts between January 1995 and December 1999. Including the movie tie-in 'My Heart Will Go On' from Titanic, Celine Dion sang 15 of them.

1990-1994

Over 4,500 singles entered the UK charts between January 1990 and December 1994. Indie darlings The Wedding Present released a single each month throughout 1992 giving them a total of 16 hits in the early 90s.

1985-1989

Over 3,100 singles entered the UK charts between January 1985 and December 1989. Madonna closed the decade out as queen of the charts racking up 20 hits in just over half that time.

1980-1984

Over 2,800 singles entered the UK charts between January 1980 and December 1984. New pop sensation Adam Ant, with and without additional Ants, amassed a total of 18 hits including three chart-toppers.

1975-1979

Over 1,950 singles entered the UK charts between January 1975 and December 1979. Disco domina Donna Summer's string of stunning singles such as 'I Feel Love' gave her 17 hits.

1970-1974

Over 1,220 singles entered the UK charts between January 1970 and December 1974. Diana Ross rose to the top sharing 10 hits with the other Supremes and scoring 14 more solo.

1965-1969

Over 1,370 singles entered the UK charts between January 1965 and December 1969. Welsh wonder Tom Jones enjoyed 17 hits, more than any other act in the late 60s.

1960-1964

Over 1,400 singles entered the UK charts between January 1960 and December 1964. The Shadows charted 36 times during this period including 24 releases alongside one Cliff Richard.

1952-1959

Over 1,000 singles entered the UK charts between November 1952 and December 1959. In the chart's formative era Elvis Presley soon reigned supreme bombarding fans with 28 hits in just three years.

Ultramix

Journey through the 90s and 00s with this epic collection of year by year music mixes available to stream on Mixcloud

Top playlists

Earcatchers Mobile

Mostly for older tunes as they are (re)discovered

Earcatchers 21st Century

Archive of over 200 tracks from this century as transferred from Earcatchers Mobile

Earcatchers 20th Century

Archive of over 80 tracks from last century as transferred from Earcatchers Mobile

GHOST.FM - LITE

Over 1,500 tracks for daytime listening on shuffle

GHOST.FM - LATE

Over 1,500 tracks for night-time listening on shuffle

GHOST.FM - DARK

Over 500 tracks for later night listening

41 #41 Hits

41 singles that peaked at #41 on the UK chart including music from Cocteau Twins, LCD Soundsystem, My Bloody Valentine, Prince and Yello

As sampled by: Saint Etienne

Tracks that were sampled by Saint Etienne or that they were heavily influenced by plus some related material

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As sampled by: Kanye West

A playlist of around 100 tracks that have been sampled in Kanye West's music

The Scenic Route: Pet Shop Boys

40 great tracks by Tennant & Lowe that were b-sides or on the album only

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The Scenic Route: Saint Etienne

Favourites from the Saint Etienne catalogue focusing on album tracks and lesser known highlights.

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Earcatchers

Playlists of up to 100 favourite tracks as compiled and ranked at the end of each year or covering the first two decades of the 21st century across five categories.

Time Zones

More chronology-based playlists. Playlists are complete unless otherwise stated.

10's Techno

Including tracks since 2010 from Blondes, Laurel Halo, Mathew Jonson, The Orb and Pantha du Prince.

ONGOING

10's Disco: BPM 100-120

Including tracks since 2010 from Azari & III, The Black Madonna, John Talabot, Still Going and Todd Terje.

ONGOING

10's Disco: BPM 120-130

Including tracks since 2010 from Fatima Yamaha, The Juan Maclean, Kaytranada, Storm Queen and Todd Terje.

ONGOING

10's Hit Singles

Up to 100 favourite tracks that entered the UK Top 100 between 2010 and 2019 for the first time.

COMPLETE

10's Instrumentals

Up to 100 favourite tracks featuring few - if any - vocals, first released between 2010 and 2019.

COMPLETE

10's Remixes & Edits

Up to 100 favourite remixes, edits or otherwise alternate versions of tracks, first released between 2010 and 2019.

COMPLETE

10's Non-singles

Up to 100 favourite tracks appearing on albums or EPs, first released between 2010 and 2019.

COMPLETE

10's Non-Hit Singles

Up to 100 favourite tracks released as singles which did not enter the UK Top 100 between 2010 and 2019.

COMPLETE

Noughties Nook

Featuring tracks both much loved and under-rated from the first decade of the 21st century.

Nineties Nook

Featuring tracks both much loved and under-rated from the last decade of the 20th century.

500 hits 1970-1979

Extracted from the UK Chart hits playlists which attempt to log every original single to have charted in the 70s (Sources: Polyhex, Official Charts).

70's Extended Hits

The hits that could go on a bit. And rightly so. Extended mixes of various hits between 1970 and 1979 including Curtis Mayfield, Jimi Hendrix, Kraftwerk, Stevie Wonder and Television.

80's Extended Hits

The hits that could go on a bit. And rightly so. Extended mixes of various hits between 1980 and 1989 including Art of Noise, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, New Order, Sisters of Mercy and Soft Cell.

Roots of Big Beat: 1988-1994

A playlist exploring antecedents of the mid-90s electronic subgenre known as Big Beat where characteristics of earlier genres including Dub, Hip Hop and Techno intersect.

The Brit Box: DANCE 1988-1999

Inspired by the 'Brit Box' compilation of UK indie this is an equivalent covering British strains of House, Techno, Rap and Breakbeat from the end of the 20th century.

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PLAYLISTS INDEX

Excluding Favourites, UK Chart hits and Earcatchers series playlists. Playlists are likely complete unless otherwise stated.

Created Title Tracks Type Notes
2019-12-31
100 Favourite Hit Singles 1990-1999
Open
100
RANKED; Specific to decade
Favourite hits (UK singles peaking within the Top 75 chart) of the decade in reverse order
2019-12-31
Earcatchers 2019
Open
100
RANKED; Specific to year
Favourite tracks of the year in reverse order
2019-02-22
Made Inside 2 Minutes
Open
150+
Specific to criteria
Tracks no more than 2 minutes long
2019-01-22
BOLERODROME
Open
30+
Specific to track
Different performances of the classical composer Ravel's piece 'Bolero'
2018-12-31
Earcatchers 2018
Open
100
RANKED; Specific to year
Favourite tracks of the year in reverse order
2018-12-01
Nextstep 2010-2019
Open
15+
Specific to genre/style
ONGOING
2018-10-07
Earcatchers - 20th Century Dance
Open
100+
Specific to century; Dance-orientated
2018-06-02
Disco 2010-2019: BPM 100-120
Open
50+
Specific to genre, decade
ONGOING
2018-06-02
Disco 2020-2019: BPM 120-130
Open
80+
Specific to genre, decade
2018-05-29
Techno 2010-2019
Open
30+
Specific to genre, decade
ONGOING
2018-05-01
Steve's Top 40th
Open
40
Specific to criteria
Favourite track in the UK Top 40 singles chart for each week of each birthday of each year from 1979 to 2018
2018-01-04
GHOST.FM LITE
Open
1515
Compendium
2017-12-31
Earcatchers 2017
Open
100
RANKED; Specific to year
Favourite tracks of the year in reverse order
2017-11-26
A23
Open
38
Travel inspired
2017-11-12
80s HOUSE
Open
19
Specific to genre, decade
ONGOING
2017-11-05
Disco 1978
Open
19
Specific to genre, year
ONGOING
2017-11-05
Disco 1979
Open
141
Specific to genre, year
ONGOING
2017-11-05
Disco 1980
Open
19
Specific to genre, year
ONGOING
2017-11-05
Disco 1981
Open
21
Specific to genre, year
ONGOING
2017-11-05
Disco 1982
Open
15
Specific to genre, year
ONGOING
2017-11-05
Disco 1983
Open
27
Specific to genre, year
ONGOING
2017-11-05
Disco 1984
Open
17
Specific to genre, year
ONGOING
2017-10-22
90s TECHNO
Open
18
Specific to genre, decade
ONGOING
2017-10-11
70s Extended Hits
Open
35
Specific to decade
Longer versions of 70s classics
2017-10-11
Favourites: Indie Rock & Alternative Pop hits 1985-1989
Open
35
Specific to genre, decade half
2017-10-11
Favourites: Soul & RnB hits 1985-1989
Open
77
Specific to genre, decade half
2017-10-11
Favourites: Synth Pop hits 1980-1989
Open
103
Specific to genre, decade
2017-10-11
Favourites: Electro, House & Techno hits 1980-1989
Open
69
Specific to genre, decade
2017-09-21
Favourites: MOR & AOP hits 1980-1989
Open
151
Specific to genre, decade
2017-09-21
Favourites: Rock hits 1980-1989
Open
37
Specific to genre, decade
2017-09-21
Favourites: Power Pop & Rock hits 1980-1989
Open
97
Specific to genre, decade
2017-09-21
Favourites: Pop hits 1980-1989
Open
193
Specific to genre, decade
2017-09-21
Favourites: Rap hits 1980-1989
Open
34
Specific to genre, decade
2017-09-21
Favourites: Reggae & Related hits 1980-1989
Open
32
Specific to genre, decade
2017-09-21
Favourites: New wave hits 1980-1984
Open
81
Specific to genre, decade half
2017-09-21
Favourites: Disco-Dance hits 1980-1984
Open
67
Specific to genre, decade half
2017-09-21
Favourites: Funk, Groove & Boogie hits 1980-1984
Open
89
Specific to genre, decade half
2017-09-21
Favourites: Soul & RnB hits 1980-1984
Open
20
Specific to genre, decade half
2017-09-05
GHOST.FM LATE
Open
1620
2017-07-26
Earcatchers Instrumental Dance
Open
105
2017-07-19
Noughties Nook
Open
270
Specific to decade
2017-07-19
Nineties Nook
Open
68
Specific to decade
2017-07-17
GHOST.FM DARK
Open
568
2017-07-17
Big Bangers 00-09
Open
235
2017-07-17
Bailiwick Beats 00-09
Open
19
Specific to decade
2017-07-14
80s GROOVES
Open
243
Specific to decade
2017-06-30
Bailiwick Beats 90-99
Open
75
Specific to decade
2017-06-27
Long Distance Disco
Open
31
2017-06-27
Bailiwick Breaks 90-09
Open
60
Specific to decade
2017-06-27
GHOST.FM CLUB
Open
218
2017-06-27
FUKDAGLITZNGLAMMA
Open
84
2017-06-19
Favourite under-rated hits of the 80s
Open
120
Specific to decade
2017-06-11
100 Favourite Hit Singles 1980-1989
Open
100
RANKED; Specific to decade
2017-06-06
Earcatchers - 20th Century
Open
92
Specific to century
2017-06-06
100 Favourite Instrumentals 1990-1999
Open
42
Specific to decade
ONGOING
2017-05-26
80s DANCE HITS
Open
313
Specific to decade
2017-05-26
80s EXTENDED HITS
Open
142
Specific to decade
2017-05-17
Earcatchers Mobile
Open
100
2016-12-31
2010-19 Favourite Hit Singles
Open
100
RANKED; Specific to decade
2016-12-31
Earcatchers 2016
Open
100
RANKED; Specific to year
Favourite tracks of the year in reverse order
2016-12-28
Tracks from Speculator's Short Bus Radio 2006-2009
Open
75
2016-11-20
100 Favourite Instrumentals 1980-1989
Open
50
Specific to decade
ONGOING
2016-11-20
100 Favourite Instrumentals 1970-1979
Open
65
Specific to decade
ONGOING
2016-11-17
pOptiMists O tIME
Open
428
2016-11-17
Big Bangers 90-99
Open
126
Specific to decade
2016-11-02
100 Favourite Hit Singles 1970-1979
Open
100
RANKED; Specific to decade
2016-10-06
2010-19 Favourite Instrumentals
Open
100
RANKED; Specific to half-decade
Completed in January 2020
2016-10-06
2010-19 Favourite Non-Singles
Open
100
RANKED; Specific to half-decade
Completed in January 2020
2016-10-06
2010-19 Favourite Non-Hit Singles
Open
100
RANKED; Specific to half-decade
Completed in January 2020
2016-09-05
2010-14 Favourite Hit Singles
Open
100
RANKED; Specific to half-decade
2016-09-05
UK chart hits 10-14
Open
2143
Excludes re-entries of hits released before 2010
2016-03-16
500 UK chart favourites 1970-1979
Open
503
2016-02-27
80s MELLOW
Open
264
2015-12-31
Earcatchers 2015
Open
100
Specific to year
Favourite tracks of the year in reverse order
2015-12-15
2010-19 Favourite Remixes & Edits
Open
100
2015-12-15
100 Favourite Remixes & Edits 1990-1999
Open
55
2015-06-10
41 singles that peaked at #41 on the UK chart
Open
41
2014-12-31
Earcatchers 2014
Open
100
Specific to year
Favourite tracks of the year in reverse order
2014-02-16
HIPPOS IN TANKS
Open
23
Specific to record label
2014-02-16
Software Records
Open
20
Specific to record label
2013-12-31
Earcatchers 2013
Open
100
Specific to year
Favourite tracks of the year in reverse order
2013-10-13
Last.fm loved tracks
Open
827
2013-01-20
Prince UK singles
Open
37
Specific to artist; chronological
2012-12-31
Earcatchers 2012
Open
100
Specific to year
Favourite tracks of the year in reverse order
2012-04-05
ILM Top 100 Tracks Of The 1970s
Open
100
RANKED; Specific to decade
2012-04-05
ILM Top 100 Tracks Of The 1980s
Open
99
2011-12-31
Earcatchers 2011
Open
100
Specific to year
Favourite tracks of the year in reverse order
2011-11-06
1976 50 Great Hits
Open
54
2011-04-25
Hangover Lounge 110515
Open
30
2011-12-31
Earcatchers 2010
Open
100
Specific to year
Favourite tracks of the year in reverse order
2010-12-16
Sample Parking Day And Night
Open
50+
Tracks sampled in other tracks
2010-11-28
The Mighty Robyn
Open
39
Specific to artist
2010-11-26
As sampled by Kanye West
Open
98
Specific to criteria
2010-11-26
Kanye's Best
Open
30
Specific to artist
2010-08-31
The Scenic Route: Saint Etienne
Open
30
Specific to artist
Favourite tracks excluding "A-side" hits
2010-05-17
The Brit Box: Dance '88-'99
Open
68
Specific to genres, time period
An equivalent of the 'Brit Box' compilation of UK Indie rock and pop, covering British strains of House, Techno, Rap and Breakbeat from the end of the 20th century.
2010-00-00
Origins of Big Beat (1988-1994)
Open
16
Specific to genre, time period
COMPLETE
2010-00-00
As sampled by Saint Etienne
Open
50+
Specific to artist
2010-00-00
The Scenic Route: Pet Shop Boys
Open
40+
Specific to artist
Favourite tracks excluding "A-side" hits

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