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The Great Wall of Music: Albums 380-371

  1. Toots & the Maytals – Funky Kingston

If Marvin Gaye did reggae, it would sound exactly like this. But you know what? I dig it. I dig it a lot actually. 1,429 more words


I have wanted to create a blog for five years now. And in my mind, post #1 unspooled seamlessly from the tips of my fingers, clacking on the keys, while my head issued them instructions to copy what I had so ardently written on paper.

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Cornerstone - Arctic Monkeys

The production on Cornerstone puts me in mind of the torch songs of a bygone era. The backwards strings and space between the beats feel like they’re from the 60’s of Knights In White Satin and Ruby Tuesday. 155 more words

Arctic Monkeys

Is it too late to say Arctic Monkeys’ songs are so darn good?


Hope some boy will sing this on my 21st birthday this year. Haha. Hm.


my ten favorite tracks of the 2010s so far

I had a thought earlier today that went like “LCD Soundsystem’s ‘Dance Yrself Clean’ would be my favorite track of the 2010s if Arcade Fire’s ‘Modern Man’ didn’t exist.” And from that I decided to create a top ten of my favorite tracks of the 2010s thus far. 1,460 more words


My Car CD Collection: Part 3

Last summer I posted twice about the CDs I’d collected over the school year and accumulated in my car for my driving entertainment.

In May, I took a trip with one of my English classes to England for two weeks, and spent a week of that time in London. 391 more words


Train of Thought: from Irn-Bru to Orange Lipstick

Yesterday, I read a blog post by Joel Sorin entitled “Sail“. That post mentioned Irn-Bru which, after I searched in the internet, is actually a Scottish soft drink. 214 more words