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The 10 Best Meek Mill Songs

This year has been friendly to street rappers. Right now, Future is experiencing a full career resurgence; Fetty Wap -- who was an unknown a…
David Turner | August 4, 2015 - 11:21 am
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The 10 Best Chemical Brothers Songs

Twenty years ago, in the last week of June 1995, the Chemical Brothers released their debut album, Exit Planet Dust, and turned the strong electronic-dance…
Nate Patrin | July 21, 2015 - 11:31 am
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The 10 Best Stereolab Songs

While grunge was peaking, Britpop was winding down, and hip-hop was in the midst of being codified as pop's lingua franca, Stereolab were just getting…
Raymond Cummings | May 28, 2015 - 12:55 pm
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The 10 Best Brand New Songs

Being a diehard Brand New fan is a frustrating, often punishing exercise. In the 15 years since their arrival, they've been a hard band to…
James Rettig | April 28, 2015 - 1:08 pm
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The 10 Best Annie Lennox Songs

It's surprising to learn that the only significant acting credit associated with Annie Lennox is a role in a Robert Altman-directed adaptation of a Harold…
Robert Ham | April 15, 2015 - 12:51 pm
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The 10 Best Marilyn Manson Songs

During the first quarter of 2015, two artists maintained twin strangleholds on my music-related social-media conversations. The first was Björk. The second was Brian Warner,…
Joseph Schafer | April 8, 2015 - 10:23 am
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The 10 Best Marvin Gaye Songs

It can be hard to not engage in a mental game of "What if?" when it comes to artists who died well before their time.
Robert Ham | March 24, 2015 - 11:25 am
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The 10 Best Missy Elliott Songs

The mid-late '90s felt like a crisis point for hip-hop: the deepening rift between mainstream and underground rap, along with the lyrical focus on high-budget…
Nate Patrin | March 3, 2015 - 12:48 pm
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The 10 Best Black Crowes Songs

So, the Black Crowes broke up. Again, that is, sort of. Since the band broke through with their 1990 debut, Shake Your Money Maker, it'…
Ryan Leas | January 20, 2015 - 2:12 pm
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The 10 Best A Tribe Called Quest Songs

Imagine a band that faces the kind of trajectory usually posited as a hard-luck story, a series of events that goes a little something like…
Nate Patrin | January 9, 2015 - 10:16 am
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The 10 Best Kool & The Gang Songs

If you're prone to checking out AcclaimedMusic.net, you may have noticed that Kool & The Gang have but one song in the top 6000: 1980'…
Brad Shoup | November 24, 2014 - 1:31 pm
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The 10 Best Mekons Songs

"The Mekons are the most revolutionary group in the history of rock 'n' roll." -- Lester Bangs Years before the term "collective" became…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | October 15, 2014 - 1:04 pm
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The 10 Best KISS Songs

Take a brief moment and thank the year 1974 for its existence. Aside from being the year that saw the Ramones and Van Halen play…
Jonathan Dick | October 2, 2014 - 10:45 am
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The 10 Best Arctic Monkeys Songs

Way back in 2004, when the internet was still a new-ish thing and CD-Rs were still relevant, a specific CD-R filled with loud music spurred…
Sam Behrens | August 21, 2014 - 12:37 pm
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The 10 Best TV On The Radio Songs

Earlier today, TV On The Radio announced the fall 2014 release of their fifth album, Seeds. It will be the band's first LP since 2011'…
Ryan Leas | July 29, 2014 - 12:06 pm
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The 10 Best Gorillaz Songs

Over the course of the last three months, I've seen Damon Albarn perform four times, and a certain quality of his career was boldly underlined:…
Ryan Leas | July 2, 2014 - 2:06 pm
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The 10 Best Tori Amos Songs

The early '90s brought a wealth of change to pop music, and while the spoils of the dynamic shifts may have gone to the flannel-clad…
Jonathan Dick | June 18, 2014 - 11:12 am
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The 10 Best Fucked Up Songs

When you look at Fucked Up's discography, it's easy to force a certain narrative onto their career arc: they started as a hard-charging hardcore band…
Brad Sanders | June 3, 2014 - 11:52 am
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The 10 Best John Lennon Songs

John Winston Lennon was famously shot to death at age 40, midway through his tumultuous life and storied career, robbing the world of a towering…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | May 13, 2014 - 11:42 am
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The 10 Best Jens Lekman Songs

The appeal of Swedish singer-songwriter Jens Lekman has often been described in terms of his apparent lack of appeal. His signature baritone is slightly nasal…
Brad Sanders | April 29, 2014 - 10:12 am
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