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Five Songs, 10/28/2022

It's a big day here on Five Songs. Exactly two years ago, I started updating this thing every day. Through vacations, work getting busy, moving twice, dealing with the fallout of a pandemic, I kept hitting my updates. I'm not sure why exactly I decided...

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Five Songs, 10/27/2022

The Staple Singers, "I'll Take You There" This is such a majestic tune, absolutely irresistable. De La Soul, "Thru Ya City" I mostly think of the two AOI albums (this is from Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump) as kind of lost albums for De La,...

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Five Songs, 10/26/2022

They Might Be Giants, "Can't Keep Jonny Down" John Linnell is probably my favorite songwriter ever, and so it means a lot when I say that "Some dude / Hitting golf balls on the moon / Bathroom in his pants / And he thinks he's better than me"...

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Five Songs, 10/25/2022

Kraftwerk, "Franz Schubert" So hypnotic and pleasant. Jamire Williams, "Wash Me Over Pollock's Pulse" Goddamn, this rules. I need to find more experimental drummers. I'm sure there are others. Listen to all that brushing! So exciting! Maggot Heart, "Sex Breath" One, "Sex Breath" is an...

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Five Songs, 10/24/2022

Screeching Weasel, "My Brain Hurts" I poke fun at Screeching Weasel pretty often when they come up here, mostly because their formula most didn't change over the course of a zillion albums. But their early albums are still a lot of fun - just cheerful,...