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The 10 Best Liz Phair Songs

Back when indie rock was beginning to brew, singer-songwriter Liz Phair emerged as a bold, feminist pioneer in the developing scene. Unafraid to overshare or…
Ilana Kaplan | April 26, 2016 - 10:48 am
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The 10 Best Primal Scream Songs

Throughout their 30+ years as a band, Glasgow’s Primal Scream have always operated on the preternatural need to be in flux; a creature poised on…
Paula Mejia | April 15, 2016 - 11:56 am
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The 10 Best Merle Haggard Songs

It has been a cruel season of loss in the music community, felt most recently with the departure of Merle Haggard, the titan of American…
Elizabeth Bracy | April 12, 2016 - 12:37 pm
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The 10 Best Underworld Songs

With eight studio albums of atmospheric electronica under their belt -- the latest of which, Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future, comes out today…
Sean T. Collins | March 18, 2016 - 12:56 pm
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The 10 Best Loretta Lynn Songs

It has been almost half a century since Loretta Lynn clinched her first #1 on the country charts, but that was hardly the first chapter…
Dacey Orr | March 7, 2016 - 11:14 am
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The 10 Best Tool Songs

Formed in 1990 from the radioactive ash and dust of a comet composed of LSD, and hurtling at a polyrhythmic rate, Tool have spent the…
Jonathan Dick | January 13, 2016 - 12:44 pm
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The 10 Best ELO Songs

When Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood formed Electric Light Orchestra in 1970, their goal was to carry the torch of the recently disbanded Beatles, expanding…
Ryan Reed | January 7, 2016 - 1:12 pm
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The 10 Best Stone Temple Pilots Songs

Scott Weiland died last night at the age of 48, the end of a life defined by rock 'n' roll excess at its most triumphant…
Chris DeVille | December 4, 2015 - 4:43 pm
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The 10 Best High On Fire Songs

High On Fire are a heavy metal band. Let that soak in for a minute. What at first appears to be a pedestrian observation (i.e.,…
Stereogum | November 4, 2015 - 11:54 am
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The 10 Best Broken Social Scene Songs

Has there been a better collective in the past two decades than Broken Social Scene? I really doubt it. The amount of talent inside and…
James Rettig | October 2, 2015 - 11:43 am
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The 10 Best Duran Duran Songs

By 1982, twenty full years after the initial British Invasion, the time-honored model of sending gifted, handsome young blokes across the Atlantic to plunder the…
Elizabeth Bracy And Timothy Bracy | September 16, 2015 - 11:33 am
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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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