Author Archives | Jim Adair

Jim’s Top 75 Songs Of 2012

Guys, 2012 was a long year. It was also one full of some great music (and some really bad music). Because yeah, there was [name of song in my top 5 that I don’t want to type until you see it at the end here] and [same], but we also had the inescapable “Gangnam Style,” […]

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Passover Playlist: Great Songs By Jewish Musicians

I, like many people of my generation, first learned of Passover from Rugrats. I am not Jewish (I’m not really anything anymore) but I appreciate all that the chosen people have done, and therefore would like to share some of their greatest hits with you. Below are seven great songs by Jewish people, and a […]

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The Top 7 Albums of 2012 (So Far)

Ladies and Gents, 2012 has already been a pretty impressive year for music. It seems indie rock has finally re-embraced the guitar, and some new acts are making some of the best albums of the year, while the vets try to reclaim their former glory. I’ll leave the long write-ups for the end of the […]

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Better Together: 7 Great Collaborations

I have writer’s block. Enjoy these. “Easy Lover” – Philip Bailey / Phil Collins “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” – Stevie Nicks / Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers “Where The Wild Roses Grow” – Nick Cave / Kylie Minogue “Rosyln” – St. Vincent / Bon Iver “Think You Can Wait” – The National feat. Sharon […]

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Life With The Low Brow

I am here to embarrass myself as I have done before, I am here to come clean. Somewhat recently, I decided I was an intellectual. I decided I was a person who dressed well, who thought cool thoughts, who said great things, who people aspired to be like. I decided I was someone who was […]

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