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2014 in Review: The Best Songs

Any discussion of 2014’s biggest songs has to begin and end with Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off,” which was inescapable. But unlike her 2012 trifle “We Are Never Getting Back Together,” this was a positive. See, “Shake It Off” bludgeons … Continue reading

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2014 in Review: The Best Albums

Spotify is both the best and worst invention in music in the last five years. There’s more music than ever before to listen to, right at your fingertips (hence my expanded honorable mentions section). But the art of discovery is … Continue reading

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Mixtape Memories – Volume 5

After more than two years of searching, I finally found a box of mixtapes in my parents’ garage. These are mixtapes my dad made me as a kid, and they were my gateway into music. So I’ve been listening to … Continue reading

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The List: Top 10 “Weird Al” Songs

It’s a good time to be Weird. Al Yankovic, now into his third decade of crafting perfect pop parodies, has just scored his first No. 1 album with Mandatory Fun. He’s also celebrating the 25th anniversary of his cult classic … Continue reading

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