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The 10 Best Dirty Projectors Songs

When Dirty Projectors mastermind and bandleader Dave Longstreth sings about being "in the gray mesh shorts" of his alma mater, honestly, I freak out a…
Elliah Heifetz | February 19, 2014 - 3:31 pm

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The 10 Best Beta Band Songs

When Rolling Stone released their best albums of the '90s list, Nirvana's Nevermind stood predictably at the top. I'm not saying that it doesn't deserve…
Miles Bowe | February 6, 2014 - 3:18 pm

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The 10 Best Grateful Dead Songs

To certain elitists, the name "Grateful Dead" represents an impasse; like the phrase "slap bass," it is a combination of words whose very invocation can…
James Jackson Toth | January 21, 2014 - 12:23 pm

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The 10 Best Killers Songs

2004 was, more or less, the Year Of The Pretty Boy. Or, if not that, the Year Of The Not That Masculine Dude. The Guy…
Elliah Heifetz | January 14, 2014 - 11:37 am

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The 10 Best Bob Dylan Songs

So, here we've finally arrived: "Bob Dylan's 10 Best Songs," the Iraq Invasion of long-form rock journalism. Uncalled for and utterly unwinnable, contending with a…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | December 17, 2013 - 12:29 pm

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The 10 Best Eminem Songs

At this point, I propose the music-loving community respectfully consider The Marshall Mathers LP II to be hip-hop's version of the film Prometheus -- both…
Joseph Schafer | December 3, 2013 - 12:58 pm

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The 10 Best Sunny Day Real Estate Songs

Earlier this season, South Park aired an episode titled "Goth Kids 3: Dawn of the Posers." Within, the animated town's resident outcasts are brainwashed into…
Ryan Reed | November 19, 2013 - 11:40 am

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The 10 Best M.I.A. Songs

M.I.A. is supposed to be a messenger, but the mission of her music is often obscured by critics' and listeners' schismatic view of her work.
Claire Lobenfeld | November 6, 2013 - 4:01 pm

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The 10 Best Pearl Jam Songs

Pearl Jam's status as an artist can be a hard one to quantify. They entered the scene as one of the biggest bands in the…
Ryan Leas | October 17, 2013 - 1:17 pm

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The 10 Best New Pornographers Songs

By 2000, American fans of indie music had become well accustomed to great acts bussed in from Canada. From the emphatic brilliance of the criminally…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | October 11, 2013 - 1:03 pm

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The 10 Best St. Vincent Songs

She is not of this world. That sentence was all my friend used to describe a St. Vincent show I'd missed. Annie Clark, the woman…
Ryan Leas | October 3, 2013 - 12:49 pm

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The 10 Best Frightened Rabbit Songs

Frightened Rabbit is on a hot streak. Starting with September of last year and the State Hospital EP, then through the release of Pedestrian Verse
Ryan Leas | September 19, 2013 - 2:39 pm

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The 10 Best Decemberists Songs

Though the current fad is to compartmentalize indie rock of the last decade as something quaint, narrow, and somewhat embarrassing, the Decemberists shouldn't have to…
Philip Cosores | September 12, 2013 - 1:37 pm

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The 10 Best Mastodon Songs

OK, so music culture has become increasingly atomized. There's enough music out there, and enough services to parse it, that anyone can build a library…
Doug Moore | September 6, 2013 - 12:05 pm

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The 10 Best Le Tigre Songs

Le Tigre was a band that was never supposed to be. What was initially founded in 1998 as a backing band for riot grrl legend…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 30, 2013 - 2:40 pm