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Songs So Nice They Named Them Twice

You know, common sense would dictate that the “/” in these song titles below would mean that they are two songs thrown into one, or two songs just on the same track. However, only Fleet Foxes and The Decemberists songs can be seen that way. Instead, the slash titles could be due to band arguments […]

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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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My Seven Open Road Songs

I’ve been driving so much in the last month that I finally used up all of my gas receipts in my cup holder for my chewed up, flavorless gum. I’ve crossed into Pennsylvania so many times this summer that I can say the Delaware Water Gap toll plaza has the kindest tellers I have ever […]

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Indie Like The Wolf

Musicians (especially indie-musicians) seem to be obsessed with wildlife. Whether it be horses (Band of Horses) bears (Grizzly Bear, Panda Bear) or any other land animal (for some reason, fish seem off-limits), indie bands love going to them for inspiration. A trend I have noticed though, is some really great songs mention wolves. Now, maybe […]

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Seven Interesting Facts About Justin Vernon

Justin Vernon, the mastermind behind Bon Iver,┬áhas garnered the universal acclaim from critics the same way most musicians catch breaks and become successful. The story, as it goes, is quite commonplace. Man struggles in a new city with band and girlfriend. Man breaks up with band and girlfriend, develops a serious illness, loses all of […]

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