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Rankstravaganza 2017: My Top 30 Songs of the Year

Even the shittiest of years can produce moments of musical transcendence. The tumult of 1968 gave us Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison, Sweetheart of the Rodeo and Bookends, for starters. Stephen Foster probably wrote some pretty melody or other in … Continue reading

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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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Going On Sale: Fleet Foxes, Ricky Martin and other major Bay Area concerts

Hey, did you know Ricky Martin still makes music? It’s true. This week Martin released his first album in more than five years and embarked on his first national tour in three years, including a stop at the HP Pavilion … Continue reading

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Rankstravaganza: My Top 15 albums of 2010

Welcome, friends, to Rankstravaganza 2010, because it’s not the Internet without subjective lists. Continue reading

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