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J R Van Cleave
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 0Posted on Jun 30th | re: Win Tickets To Iceland Airwaves 2014 (356 comments)

Future Islands!!!!

 -4Posted on Jun 17th | re: Let's Shortlist The Song Of The Summer 2014 (286 comments)

Katy Perry – “Birthday”

Seriously the best song I’ve heard this year.

Agree one hundred percent about I’m Goin’ Down. Probably Bruce’s best pure pop song. Though Dancing in the Dark gives it a run for its money.

 0Posted on May 14th | re: Sharon Van Etten - "Your Love Is Killing Me" (8 comments)

This is better than anything on her last album.

 +1Posted on May 12th | re: Sunny Day Real Estate - "In Circles" (4-Track Demo) (2 comments)

If this isn’t my favorite song, it’s definitely in the top 20 or so. It’s so so good and even like this sounds pretty much perfect.

 +2Posted on May 5th | re: Sung Tongs Turns 10 (20 comments)

Anyone else want to live inside “Winter Love”?

 +1Posted on Apr 28th | re: Parklife Turns 20 (41 comments)

Here’s a dorky story. When I was 12, I sold all my Korn cds at CD Warehouse to buy “BLUR” and “Parklife.” I had previously gotten into Bowie through Nine Inch Nails’ recommendation, and this was yet another step into indie music nerd life for me.

Maybe I’m lame, but my favorite track was Clover over Dover

 0Posted on Feb 26th | re: The 10 Best White Stripes Songs (82 comments)

Easily one of my ten favorite bands. They have legitimately forty great songs off a discography that’s not even that big, and excluding covers. These are my favorites, but I recognize that there are so many more good ones.

10. We’re Going to Be Friends
9. Do
8. Apple Blossom
7. Instinct Blues
6. Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground
5. The Air Between my Fingers
4. Fell in Love with a Girl
3. Little Cream Soda
2. Red Rain
1. I Can’t Wait

 0Posted on Feb 20th | re: Win The Beatles The U.S. Albums Box Set (522 comments)

I’m Only Sleeping

 0Posted on Feb 5th | re: Shut Up, Dude: This Week's Best And Worst Comments (51 comments)

Dookie was my second. First was Cranberries, “No Need to Argue;” third was Offspring, “Smash.”