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7 Things I Learned From the Grammy Nominations

Full disclosure: I didn’t have a clue the nominations special for the 2012 Grammy Awards were on last night. Hell, I didn’t even know they dedicated an entire hour to reveal the nominees. Luckily, fellow writer, Jim, informed me of this, along with some categories and nominees already unveiled. So, I turned it on and […]

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Spare Parts: 7 Songs With Parts Of Cars In The Title

Since the invention of the automobile, musicians have been obsessed with cars (see: any song before 1975). But whether it’s a ’59 Chevy or a Little Deuce Coupe, the song is often about the car as a whole, and not the smaller parts. As we know, a full, working car is greater than the sum […]

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Family Matters: Relations In Music

When working in a band together, people need to trust each other, and hopefully can be trusted back. This can be made easier by sharing some DNA with other members (and sometimes harder: The Kinks, Oasis). My brother and I both started to play guitar at the same time, but I don’t think we could […]

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Come On Irene: 7 Songs For The Coming Hurricane

All of us over here on the east coast of the good ol’ US of A are bracing for impact from what is being called the biggest storm we’ve seen in the last 50 years: Hurricane Irene. List Off-er Dan Connolly is in the safety zone out in Pittsburgh now, which leaves the other 3 […]

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Top 7 Artists I’d like to See Morrissey Collaborate With

Here’s a bit of old news that you may or may not know: Steven Patrick Morrissey (also known as “The Moz”, “The Pope of Mope”, and “The Divine Mr. M.”) is one of, if not the, greatest voices in British indie rock. Since emerging from the murky, post-industrial UK city of Manchester in the early […]

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