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Rankstravaganza 2014: My 30 favorite songs of the year

I basically haven’t posted anything new to this blog since my 2013 year-end roundup. It’s been a busy year full of new challenges and responsibilities, but I’ve continued to listen to new music and compulsively keep track of what got … Continue reading

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Rankstravaganza: My 15 favorite albums of 2012

What can I say? My favorite albums contain my favorite songs. Go figure. Continue reading

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Rankstravaganza: My 30 Favorite Tracks of 2012

Here is this year’s obligatory list-making, by the numbers: 3 Bay Area acts 6 solo female artists 2 re-united ’90s bands A ton of vaguely folky indie rock—no surprise Just 2 hip-hop tracks—I apologize 1 song that actually got some … Continue reading

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Halftime Report: My 15 favorite songs of 2012 thus far

Wow, I am late getting this up. Everybody knows “best of the year so far” posts are supposed to by up by July 1, no exceptions! I have an excuse, though: My right hand was wrapped up in a splint … 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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Playlist: 14 Anti-War Songs for the 21st Century

On this day in which we honor America’s greatest advocate for nonviolent protest—and in honor of the recent withdrawal of troops from Iraq—I present 14 Anti-War Songs for the 21st Century for your listening enjoyment/outrage. Continue reading

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Playlist: 5 songs that perfectly captured 9/11 even thought they were written before the attacks

Like a lot of people, music got me through that week. Continue reading

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