Discover the best new songs of December

Whether you believe it's the most wonderful time of the year or not, here's some new tunes that are in fact pretty wonderful. Take a listen to the Best Songs of December coming out of the Southeast, a playlist compiled in conjunction with our friends at Future Chord

See what songs made the list and what we had to say about them below:

1. demo taped - "Stay"

Hypnotic beats drip drip drip on this late-night call to action.

2. worlds greatest dad - "Peace of Mind"

Emotional indie rock that plays by its own set of rules.

3. Daddy's Beamer - "Penthesilea"

Chirp along to this gorgeously earnest song before it flies away.

4. Brother Oliver - "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel"

The charming folk rockers breathe new life into this yuletide classic.

5. Old Sea Brigade - “Christmas Dream”

Unwrap this tranquil winter tune with a warm cup of cheer.

6. Lonely Benson - “Leave You Mama”

A flippant goodbye to a flaky friend.

7. Pope - “Gym Birds” (Thermos Version)

Slacker jangle pop apropos for a rainy day car ride.

8. The Nude Party - "Water On Mars"

It might be December, but don’t tell that to these sunny psychedelic dreamers.

9. Hurray For The Riff Raff - “Rican Beach”

Adventure into this soulful and contagious jazz fusion jam.

10. GEMS - “Blow Out The Light”

A smoky synth-pop anthem to cap off this wild ride called 2016.

Track descriptions by Jeremy Theall and Andrew Oliver. Future Chord is an artist management and event production company in South Carolina and a regional partner with Forthright Records.