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GUILTY PLEASURES: your week 6 playlist
Songs you may not expect us to like. Read more…
SOUTHERN TWANG: your week 5 playlist
Songs with a little bit of Southern.
UNCLE TUPELO – “Wait Up” – as described by nick burns
This song is about the twangiest thing you can get that is still somewhat recognizable as rock music. Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy’s earlier work under the moniker Uncle Tupelo started as an experiment in trying to get staid St. Louis audiences to listen to hardcore punk by disguising it with blues rock and rockabilly. In many ways Tweedy’s project has stayed the same: how far can I push my music, experiment with noise and texture, without destroying the folk-rock substrate on which everything rests? […] Read more…
90s RAP THROWBACK: your week 4 playlist
Our favorite 90s hip-hop.
PUBLIC ENEMY – “Fight The Power” – as described by yanni dahmani
Mother fuck Trump and John Wayne
HOUSE OF PAIN – “Jump Around” – as described by ena alvarado
Who else watched Mrs. Doubtfire obsessively as a kid? I can’t remember how many times I danced recklessly to this song on top of my mother’s precious dining table, home alone in our apartment on a Sunday afternoon. To call it a classic would be an irresponsible understatement. “Jump Around” is a funk fest, and all that remains is to hail Robin Williams!
BEASTIE BOYS – “Body Movin’” – as described […] Read more…
HIGH SCHOOL THROWBACKS: your week 3 playlist
Throwback to 4 years ago.
CALVIN HARRIS – “Feel So Close” – as described by kevin garcia
Though I haven’t engaged with much of his work outside of his fresh Top 40 singles, Calvin Harris released this #banger just a few weeks before the start of my senior year of high school and, out of its sheer ubiquity, I probably sat through this song hundreds of times during that 10 month stretch of time.
THE MOUNTAIN GOATS – “Cry for Judas” – as described by nick burns
Much of the music that came out in 2012–2013 now sounds dated to me, and Transcendental Youth is not the […] Read more…