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#105: 'Do It Again' - Steely Dan

Despite being a fan of music for quite some time, it wasn’t really until 2006 that I saw my first big concert, which resulted in me seeing The Living End up in Coffs Harbour. 239 more words

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#106: 'Out Of The Moon' - Goldenhorse

There’s a few examples of songs that have managed to come my way almost by accident and have stuck with me for many more years than you think it would. 277 more words

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#107: 'Save Our Town' - Philadelphia Grand Jury

Despite having been a fan of the Hottest 100 for years, it wasn’t until about 2008 that I became a big listener of triple j. Pretty soon, I found myself discovering a whole lot of local bands that I’d not have heard otherwise, with groups like the Philadelphia Grand Jury becoming popular with tracks like ‘Going To The Casino (Tomorrow Night)’. 245 more words

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#108: 'New Noise' - Refused

The first time that the name Refused ever came to my attention was when the documentary Refused Are Fucking Dead showed up on my radar. Made about the rapid rise and explosive demise of the Swedish punk group, the film take its name from the letter that the band released announcing their breakup, and is an example of what exactly you’d expect within. 243 more words

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#109: 'Losing My Edge' - LCD Soundsystem

If there’s one thing that I’ve discovered throughout my musical education, it’s that James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem is practically a genius. From his status as a New York music pioneer, to founding DFA records, and beginning his most famous musical outfit, he’s a man who has seen it all and done it all. 170 more words

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#110: 'Movies' - Alien Ant Farm

I was recently wondering about what the first CD I ever bought was. While I know I received others beforehand, I think the first I purchased with my own money was Alien Ant Farm’s cover of ‘Smooth Criminal’. 241 more words

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#111: 'Vincent' - Don McLean

It’s always an embarrassing thing to say that I discovered such a beautiful song by way of The Simpsons, but hey, I am who I am. 300 more words

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