Monthly Archives: August 2012

92. Black On Both Sides- Mos Def

Mos Def. Rapper. Actor. Entrepreneur. (I have no idea actually, but he really does seem to do it all though doesn’t he?) Anyways. He’s the guy. He’s funny, intellectual, and proficient in his current events and yes, some might even … Continue reading

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93. 1965- The Afghan Whigs

There’s something so grungy and beautiful and aggressive and perfect about the Afghan Whigs. My first introduction to them was their side project The Twilight Singers, which are nothing, like what the Afghan Whigs are going for. The Twilight Singers … Continue reading

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94. The Coral- The Coral

The Coral really is in the same boat as Badly Drawn Boy for me. They had just that one song that overwhelmed me with emotion that it didn’t matter how the rest of the album was, “The Coral” was going … Continue reading

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95. The Hour of the Bewilderbeast- Badly Drawn Boy

One of my all time favorite songs is “The Shining.” Hands down it has a simple beauty that is un -matched by most songs out there. It is the song that made me appreciate the French horn as an instrument … Continue reading

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96. Untrue- Burial

Burial’s Untrue is one of the most influential albums of the past 15 years easily and if anything, it deserves a spot on my list. But if I was going off of criteria like that, then Meriwether Post Pavilion should … Continue reading

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97. Smile- Brian Wilson

The Beach Boys may be one of the most annoying bands in the history of music. Their surfer sound has room for about 2 kinds of songs. The slow kind. And the fast kind. Boy did the Beach Boys use … Continue reading

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98. Free the Bees- A Band of Bees

The definition of Joe rock is essentially any music that sounds like it could have come from the 60’s but actually came out in the present era. There is no better example of that than A Band of Bees’ album … Continue reading

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