Category Archives: Racking Up Plays

Short, sweet profiles of whatever song I’m currently listening to over and over and over again.

Racking Up Plays: “I’ll Trade You Money for Wine” by Robbie Fulks

These are the posts where I gush about some song that I’ve got a huge crush on at the moment, and you put up with it and listen because you’re a good friend. “I’ll Trade You Money for Wine,” Robbie … Continue reading

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Racking Up Plays: “Ohio” by Patty Griffin feat. Robert Plant

Robert Plant’s arrangement lends the song an earthy, mystical quality that makes the song seem as timeless as the titular river. Continue reading

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Racking Up Plays: “Nanobots” by They Might Be Giants

In short, “Nanobots” is everything that TMGB fans have come to expect from the band, which is still engineering insidiously catchy little songs out of pop melodies, heady topics and peculiar humor. Continue reading

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Racking Up Plays: “Hearts and Minds” by Son Volt

This is like crack for Americana fans, and its been too long since Farrar has given us the good stuff in such pure form. Continue reading

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Racking Up Plays: “My Murder, My Love” by The Coup

These are the posts where I gush about some song that I’ve got a huge crush on at the moment, and you put up with it and listen because you’re a good friend. “My Murder, My Love,” The Coup Oakland’s … Continue reading

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Racking Up Plays: “Draw a Crowd” by Ben Folds Five

These are the posts where I gush about some song that I’ve got a huge crush on at the moment, and you put up with it and listen because you’re a good friend. “Draw a Crowd,” Ben Folds Five If … Continue reading

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Racking Up Plays: “Closer Than This” by St. Lucia

These are the posts where I gush about some song that I’ve got a huge crush on at the moment, and you put up with it and listen because you’re a good friend. “Closer Than This,” St. Lucia A lot … Continue reading

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Racking Up Plays: “Don’t Get Married Without Me” by Punch Brothers

These are the posts where I gush about some song that I’ve got a huge crush on at the moment, and you put up with it and listen because you’re a good friend. “Don’t Get Married Without Me,” Punch Brothers … Continue reading

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Racking Up Plays: “Eyeoneye” by Andrew Bird

These are the posts where I gush about some song that I’ve got a huge crush on at the moment, and you put up with it and listen because you’re a good friend. “Eyeoneye,” Andrew Bird Holy cow, it’s been … Continue reading

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Racking Up Plays: “Party Crashin’” by Blacktivity

Over some banging, reckless beats, Illtone describes the world’s biggest asshole tearing a path of destruction through a party, ranging from the inconsiderate (failing to flush the toilet) to the felonious (stealing the host’s DVDs). Continue reading

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