MUNA’s “Loudspeaker” at #1 on list of 50 best songs of 2015

The band MUNA, which was formed by USC Thornton Popular Music graduate Katie Gavin (BA ’15), current student Josette Maskin (BM ’16), along with Naomi McPherson, took the top spot in ShortList‘s “50 Best Songs of 2015.” The annual rundown, which highlights the publication’s favorite tracks from “big, small, old and new artists alike,” praised MUNA’s “Loudspeaker” for its “distinctive vocals” and “fantastic production.”

2015 was a banner year for the Los Angeles-based trio. MUNA was named a “Band to Watch” by Stereogum and BuzzFeed Music put the group at #12 on its list of “16 Musicians to Add to Your New Year’s Playlist.”

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