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 +1Posted on Jul 25th, 2013 | re: The 10 Best Shins Songs (79 comments)

This is very nit-picky, but “Chutes Too Narrow” came out in October of 2003. I just remember being so excited my senior year of high school fall of 2003 to find “Chutes Too Narrow” among the $9.99 black Friday Circuit City sale. And soon became obsessed.

 +3Posted on Jul 11th, 2013 | re: The 10 Best Beach House Songs (117 comments)

I swear by “Childhood” from their first album. Those arpeggios that come in halfway through the song? Gives me chills every time.

 0Posted on Jul 9th, 2013 | re: Zooropa Turns 20 (31 comments)

The Joshua Tree is the first album I recollect hearing (along with Fleetwood Mac’s “Tango in the Night”) and Zooropa might be the first album I remember being obsessed with. “Stay (Faraway so Close)” has to be the most underrated song EVER. It brings tears to my eyes every time I hear it for the sake of pure nostalgia. The song still holds up today in every shape and form.

 +6Posted on Jun 29th, 2013 | re: Entertainment Weekly's 100 Greatest Albums Ever (238 comments)

It’s difficult to take a list that includes Beyonce’s “B-Day” and Adele’s “21″ on the list. We must remember that EW like Rolling Stone is very populist and needs to appeal to the masses.

And here’s my bitch omission comment: Eric B & Rakim’s “Paid In Full”?

And Hole? Really?

 0Posted on Jun 29th, 2013 | re: Entertainment Weekly's 100 Greatest Albums Ever (238 comments)

nope. not pushing it. it’s difficult to rank a not-even-3-years-old kanye album next to beach boys and beatles… but in 30 years i imagine we’ll be treating MBDTF with the same reverence. i can’t think of a more universally lauded album from this past decade, and if there’s one post-millenial album that deserves the top 10 spot, it’s this one. that and the writer obviously hates Radiohead.

 +2Posted on Jun 14th, 2013 | re: Kanye West Yeezus Comment Party (320 comments)

http://www.playthishiphop.com/kanye-west-yeezus-album

after some searching, this site has all the tracks streaming AND won’t crash your computer.

 0Posted on Jun 13th, 2013 | re: Let's Shortlist The Song Of The Summer 2013 (298 comments)

Get Lucky IS the song of the summer already. It’s a ubiquitous, multi-format, multi-generational smash that has bled into popular culture and will be played at weddings 30 years from now. I’ve heard the song 200 times and it STILL hasn’t gotten old.

I haven’t seen Charli XCX’s “Take My Hand” mentioned… one of my favorite pop songs this year.

And just to throw it out there… I’m exactly one year too late… but King Tuff’s “Keep on Movin” is my summer 2013 anthem.

 0Posted on May 31st, 2013 | re: The 5 Best Videos Of The Week (8 comments)

I saw it live… it was great entertainment.

 +2Posted on May 26th, 2013 | re: The 10 Best Fiona Apple Songs (82 comments)

“Love Ridden” is by far my favorite Fiona song. But still, nice to see a “When the Pawn…”-heavy list. It’s by far her best.

 +2Posted on Apr 19th, 2013 | re: Daft Punk - "Get Lucky" (127 comments)

My favorite thing about this song is that Nile Rodgers is in part responsible for inventing and popularizing this exact sound. I hope this is the start of a late career resurgence.