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10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Chromatics Songs

It’s almost a cliché to call something the "new Chinese Democracy" when referring to an oft-delayed album, but if we have one in 2018, it’s…
Luis Paez-Pumar | November 28, 2018 - 1:00 pm

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The 10 Best Imogen Heap Songs

Imogen Heap is a mystical force that has loomed over pop music for nearly two decades, delivering elaborate pop and fiery rock imbued with whimsy…
Margaret Farrell | November 9, 2018 - 1:48 pm

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The 10 Best Yeah Yeah Yeahs Songs

The notion that every city or time period has a signature sound is more or less lost to laptops. Online communities foster genres and styles…
Julia Gray | June 1, 2018 - 2:31 pm

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The 10 Best My Morning Jacket Songs

Every band of note has fans. That's a given, that's how art-as-commerce works. But there are some bands that go beyond that. They become ecosystems…
Ryan Leas | April 26, 2018 - 4:28 pm

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The 10 Best Elbow Songs

After the collapse of Britpop's '90s heyday, there was a period of fragmentation. By the middle of the next decade, there would be a new…
Ryan Leas | April 24, 2018 - 1:09 pm

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The 10 Best The Weeknd Songs

"I just wanna take you there." These were the first words we ever heard from Abel Tesfaye, uttered in a sinful, irresistible whisper over a…
Pranav Trewn | April 9, 2018 - 2:43 pm

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The 10 Best Wye Oak Songs

We often perceive indie rock of the early 21st century through two defining lenses: the era of New York's early '00s retro-revival and the rise…
Ryan Leas | April 6, 2018 - 12:03 pm

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The 10 Best Smashing Pumpkins Songs

Throughout the long and tumultuous history of the Smashing Pumpkins, there's never really been a prolonged period of anything resembling tranquility. There's never been a…
Ryan Leas | February 15, 2018 - 12:54 pm

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The 10 Best Hot Chip Songs

For nearly 15 years now, Hot Chip have been releasing effervescent, wildly infectious synthpop albums like clockwork. Up until recently, you got a Hot Chip…
Ryan Leas | February 5, 2018 - 2:53 pm

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The 10 Best Simple Minds Songs

There was a common trajectory for the great new wave artists of the '80s. With many of them having come out of punk in the…
Ryan Leas | February 2, 2018 - 2:37 pm

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The 10 Best War On Drugs Songs

Ten years ago this June, the War On Drugs released their debut album Wagonwheel Blues. At that point, nobody could’ve expected what would eventually happen…
Ryan Leas | January 30, 2018 - 10:47 am

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The 10 Best Cranberries Songs

The Cranberries were one of the alt-rock era's biggest successes. That's true in numerical terms: The Irish band's first two albums, 1993's Everybody Else Is
Simon Vozick-Levinson | January 16, 2018 - 12:38 pm

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The 10 Best Echo And The Bunnymen Songs

The Beatles didn't live there anymore. Liverpool at the end of the '70s was hardscrabble and hardly swinging, but from its post-punk bohemia came a…
Andrew Holter | November 7, 2017 - 10:39 am

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The 10 Best Robert Plant Songs

Robert Plant was the frontman of Led Zeppelin. What the hell do you do after that? Sure, there are all sorts of reasons a lead…
Ryan Leas | October 20, 2017 - 10:55 am

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The 10 Best Vince Staples Songs

Vincent Jamal Staples doesn't have to hide behind an MC name, middle name, or street name, at a time when most of his fellow rappers…
Collin Robinson | October 11, 2017 - 11:50 am
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