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The Leaky Faces- Sketchy House on Vassar 2012

The definition of hipster is the band Leaky Faces. They are a bunch of kids that dropped out of my high school because school was essentially too mainstream for them. Classic hipsters. Well, I somehow got roped into seeing them … Continue reading

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Sleigh Bells- Sunshine Theater 2012

I really, really like going to concerts. Like. A lot. And for some reason, I never really attended them as much as I would have liked in the past. But after experiencing Pitchfork this summer in Chicago, I realized the … Continue reading

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The Constellations Warped Tour 2012

By this part in the day of Warped Tour, there was little left that would surprise me. I had heard rap groups I actually enjoyed, a dub step/metal band and a whole mix of music in between involving punk in … Continue reading

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The Album of the Millennium

I once described the opening chords to My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy as if angels were singing from the heavens, that the music made me feel like I was a part of something more. Something otherworldly. People laughed at my description and … 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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