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Top 10 Broadway Songs of 2016-17

The Tony Awards are this weekend, wrapping up Broadway’s season of shows, in an all night dedication to the year’s best theater. While the awards are the most conducive awards show to its form (live performances), I’ve always felt they need to add a best original song award. The Oscars manage to find three new original songs to award every year, why not add something to award the best song, which is ostensibly the highlight of most musicals anyway. In the name of all things ranked, I decided I would… Read more Top 10 Broadway Songs of 2016-17

Best of January 2015 Playlist

A playlist of the best songs from January for your listening pleasure. Sleater-Kinney “Price Tag” I talked about this release a little bit last week, this song–the album opener–is lead by Corin Tucker’s aggressive vocals as she attacks the song, a repeated riff lines the background, and the drums pound away. The song touches on the cost of getting things for cheap–probably music most of all. The Decemberists “Philomena” The latest album by The Decemberists seemed mediocre at best upon first listen, but “Philomena”‘s pure and relentless folk poppiness is… Read more Best of January 2015 Playlist

Top 75 Songs of the Year (50-31)

These next 20 on the top 75 songs of the year include a couple of the years indie pop hits (Lorde, Capital Cities), some great hip-hop (Danny Brown, Chance the Rapper, Big Sean, Earl Sweatshirt, Kanye), guitar driven rock by the ladies (Paramore, Neko Case), indie rock that decides to go big (Arcade Fire, Typhoon), as well as small (Daughter, Volcano Choir, Rhye, London Grammar). These songs are a portrait of my musical tastes this year, stay tuned for the top 30. 50 “Lonely” by Danny Brown 49. “Electric Lady”… Read more Top 75 Songs of the Year (50-31)