Now Hear This :: Lost Weekend :: Pete Yorn

Another new song from Pete Yorn’s upcoming album, ArrangingTime (set to release on March 11 – pre-order now HERE) is out today…

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Now Hear This :: Summer was a Day :: Pete Yorn

Now Hear This :: Summer was a Day :: Pete Yorn

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I’m not the kinda girl who gives up just like that :: Throwback Thursday

The Tide is High :: Blondie from the album, Autoamerican Throwback Thursday “Every girl wants you to be her man, but I’ll wait my dear ’til it’s my turn.” A Little History: The Tide is High is a 1967 song written by John Holt, originally performed by the Jamaican group The Paragons, with John Holt as lead singer. The…

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Friday Five :: Red Hot Chili Peppers Songs

Songs of the Red Hot Chili Peppers  Growing up in Los Angeles brings with it a handful of bands that we are quite proud of, as a city, and within that pride comes a love that can often turn to radio over-play and all-around inescapable presence. Los Angeles and the Red Hot Chili Peppers have…

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Elliott Smith :: My Top 10

Elliott Smith :: My Top 10 Favorite Songs As I sat here this morning musing over the nineties and who my twenty-something heart was more than fond of, Elliott Smith came to mind. Elliott is one of my most favorite artists of all-time, his music ever hitting my soul as if he stuck it right…

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Liz Phair :: My Top 10

Liz Phair :: :: My Top 10 Favorite Songs Its easy to forget Liz Phair sometimes. She was one of the 90’s “It-Girls” who broke female songwriting stereotypes, especially with her Chicago made debut album Exile in Guyville (20 years old last Summer), where she sang frankly about sex and desire, and of coming-of-age as a…

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The Smashing Pumpkins :: My Top 10

The Smashing Pumpkins :: My Top 10 Favorite Songs Of all the bands that now reside in my “music I love” collections, The Smashing Pumpkins is the band that I have the most tumultuous relationship with. The Smiths are a close second, but it is definitely The Smashing Pumpkins that I have gone through the…

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Lou Reed :: My Top 10

Lou Reed :: My Top 10 Favorite Songs Lou has been on my list of artists to feature since I put the list together. With his recent unexpected timing it seemed like the right time to write his feature post, though I have to admit I have felt more than a little overwhelmed over the…

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Aimee Mann :: My Top 10

Aimee Mann :: My Top 10 Favorite Songs I was a teenager, well-versed in the world of MTV and alternative radio (before the term “alternative” really took hold), when I first heard Til Tuesday. We all know what song it was, because I think it was Voices Carry where we all heard Aimee Mann for…

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