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Five Songs, 9/23/2022

Propagandhi, "Laplante/Smith Song (Live)" Where Quantity Is Job #1 is really an excellent title for a comp like this. Also, dig those Canadian accents! Beck, "The Golden Age" A little while back, we talked about Party Beck vs. Sad Beck. Please enjoy (?) peak Sad...

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Five Songs, 7/4/2022

It's July 4th! Doesn't feel right to celebrate anything, though. Fugees, "Ready or Not" This album was really huge, driven by a rapturous critical reception (and, of course, some seriously bangin' singles). It represents a little bit of a path not taken for hip-hop at...

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Five Songs, 2/25/2022

Matthew Sweet, "Divine Intervention" When someone says "power pop", this is the song that pops into my head. I know that there are plenty of other bands that really defined the genre, and that I should be thinking of them. But I don't. It's this...

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Five Songs, 1/23/2022

Your Old Droog, "Gyros" That punishing, thick blanket of bass, backed up by the little clicky drums, is such a tasty combination. I just want to roll around in this beat, or spread it on my sandwich. Mr. Lif, "Status" If you listen to the...

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Five Songs, 12/1/2021

Boris, "Party Boy" This kind of sounds like a Death From Above 1979 track, a demonstration of the range that Boris have displayed over their long and incredible career. The Shins, "Red Rabbits" I'm not going to rehash my schtick with the Shins here (you...