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Five Songs, 5/9/2019

Today! Thou, "Find the Cost of Freedom" Metal has links to folk in a bunch of ways, ranging from the atavistic impulses of black metal, the explicit crossover of various folk metal acts, the lack of fear of being totally uncommercial, or even just the...

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Five Songs, 2/8/2018

Six songs today! Xzibit, "Carry The Weight" Before he was on MTV, before he became a meme, Xzibit was a hardcore rapper, which sometimes kind of seems like it's forgotten. His debut album, featuring production by E-Swift and Muggs among others, is a strong piece...

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Five Songs, 12/14/2017

Another year-end roundup, this time from NPR. Meanwhile, another good set today. I feel like shuffle has been doing well for a little while. Bim Skala Bim, "Shoes" I'm surprised we haven't seen Bim Skala Bim yet. One of the earliest bands of the third...

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Five Songs, 11/6/2017

Today's play list. Head of David, "Wolf" Oh god, this is a bad song. I'm so, so sorry, if anybody is listening to this. This is like something straight out of the cheesiest fever swamps of power metal, but with no ridiculous flaming guitar solo....

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Five Songs, 6/9/2017

I'm considering doing the occasional "Five Songs Special", where I choose an artist I love and pick five songs from them that best tell that artist's story. Good idea? Bad? Totally fail to let me know! Today's music is over here. Another note: when we...