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Top 5 Books I Didn't Read This Year

Recently, for work (I work for a bookstore) I made a list of my top 5 books of the year. There were some really fucking amazing books on that list, … 501 more words

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Song of The Day: Sleeper

Branches, a California native folk sextet founded in 2010, has caught my attention lately. Teetering between expressions of whimsy and soft sentiment, you will be hooked with just three tracks from their second release… 132 more words

Song Of The Day

Winter in Tallahassee

Not to be dramatic, but it became clear to me that John Darnielle is the greatest living songwriter in the year 2002 when he released… 983 more words

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Welcome to my Minor Place

The Fleet Foxes wrote a song called “Blue Spotted Tail” on the album Helplessness Blues. This is, perhaps, one of the most perfect songs ever written. 287 more words

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"I Want a Divorce," by Grammar

This song, which features a beautifully sung duet between Marc Zazzaro and Laura Mielenhausen, is, I’m about to overuse a word here, beautiful. Everything, from the bass, to the lyrics, to the all encompassing in-between, has left a strong wanting to hear more from this band. 279 more words

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treeroots

    Friday night in an alleyway, ceilings made of string lights and tomato plants lining the walls. I was nervous the whole drive up to the Holland Project. 672 more words

motivational morning playlist — because mornings are hard

This playlist includes songs that can get you pumped up in the morning. Personally, when I am getting ready for my day, I need something that’s pretty positive lyric-wise. 532 more words