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Flight UA6355 from Washington to San Antonio

Well, it’s definitely been one for the record books.

I’ve already been delayed in Buffalo during the onset of a snowstorm and I barely made my connection here in Washington.  708 more words

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Week 09

What uuuuuuup. Lots of dope music dropped this week which kinda helped with all the straight up shitty things that happened. In addition to the playlist, I’m gonna go ahead and recommend Foxing’s excellent cover of Dido’s White Flag, … 969 more words

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Monday Mixtape: Halloween (The Misfits, Marilyn Manson, Run the Jewels)

The Misfits-“Teenagers from Mars”

Today’s Monday Mixtape lands on All Hallow’s Eve, thus we’ll be giving you a number of Halloween songs to begin with.  What’s a better Halloween band than The Misfits?  315 more words

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Three Seriously Underrated Bands

By Alisa Pierce
Music Journalist

Blind Pilot

Blind Pilot is an American Indie Folk band that originated from Portland, Oregon. The band has a richness of sound that varies in emotion and is comparable to folkier influences such as Noah Gundersen and Ingrid Michaelson. 376 more words

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Singing the Praises of Short Songs

If you’re anything like me, you click away from long blogs or articles pretty much the instant you realize how long they are. If it’s the New York Times, maybe you’ll stick around for a few thousand words, but there’s not enough time in the day to spend very much of it reading what your friends from high school or college think about music (look, I’m very self-aware!), and along the same lines, there’s not enough time in the day to listen to long songs. 431 more words

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How to Listen to the Mountain Goats

A BRIEF INTRO

Any one person’s origin story is complex and shrouded in mystery by the annals of time, but the most agreed-upon history is this: in the late 80s, John Darnielle was in his early 20s and was working as a psychiatric nurse at a state-run youth mental hospital in Claremont, California. 2,430 more words

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