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“Save all the Toys for the Little Rich Boys”: “Father Christmas” by The Kinks

By On December 20, 2016

"Father Christmas" was released as a single by The Kinks in 1977. It failed to chart but remains popular at Christmas time. So here we go!… Read More

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“Christmas in Hollis” by Run DMC

By On December 3, 2016

One of the great Christmas songs!… Read More

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“Black Christmas” by Venom (Parental Discretion Severely Advised!)

By On December 14, 2015

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“In The Summertime” by Mungo Jerry

By On July 2, 2014

A genuine, bona fide summer classic. Enjoy!… Read More

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Halloween is Almost Here: “Witching Hour” by Early-80s Metal Pioneers Venom!

By On October 12, 2013

Classic metal!… Read More

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Heavy Metal Charlie Brown Christmas!

By On December 23, 2011

They really do rock out, so it synchs up well. … Read More


Bing Crosby Sings “White Christmas”

By On December 20, 2011

The most famous of all Christmas songs. Enjoy. … Read More

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And One Boss You Don’t Have to Worry About. Happy Birthday, Bruce!

By On September 23, 2011

From those of us who are on these Philly streets, Happy Birthday, Bruce. … Read More


“The Highway’s Jammed with Broken Heroes!”: Top Five “New Jersey” Songs

By On September 13, 2011

Not songs about New Jersey, per se, but songs that conjure life and times in New Jersey, high, low, good, bad. … Read More


“Karakuri” by Matthew Allard

By On September 6, 2011

300-year-old Japanese robots! You gotta see this. … Read More

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“My Apocalypse” by Arch Enemy

By On August 26, 2011

"Originally regarded as a 'supergroup,' featuring former members of such seminal bands as Carcass, Mercyful Fate, and In Flames, Arch Enemy have managed to permanently shed that title, as each new album… Read More

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“Elephant Gun” by Beirut

By On August 24, 2011

"Beirut's received quite a bit of pre-release buzz. He deserves some of it. His tuneful Balkan stomp is fairly unique within the indie realm, an aesthetic shared with Man Man, Gogol Bordello,… Read More

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“Bizness” by tUnE-yArDs

By On August 21, 2011

"This is not an act with any interest in politely conforming to expectations. tUnE-yArDs is the music project of Merrill Garbus, a songwriter, vocalist, percussionist, and ukulele player who has fused elements… Read More


“Sylvia” by The Antlers

By On August 17, 2011

"Brooklyn's indie scene can feel like a series of bands each trying to be hipper than the next, but thankfully nobody told Pete Silberman. In the dog days of 2009's deadbeat summer,… Read More

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“Wake and Be Fine” by Okkervil River

By On August 16, 2011

Lynn's favorite new album. … Read More


“Terrible Things” by April Smith and the Great Picture Show

By On August 16, 2011

"In a style that has been described as 'spaghetti burlesque' and 'melodramatic pop,' April Smith and her band combine indie pop, folk rock and swing, citing a wide range of influences, from… Read More

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“The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine (Anymore)” by the Walker Brothers

By On August 12, 2011

"I've become the Orson Welles of the record industry. People want to take me to lunch, but nobody wants to finance the picture . . . I keep hoping that when I… Read More

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“Our Life Is Not A Movie Or Maybe” by Okkervil River

By On August 7, 2011

"Our Life is Not a Movie or Maybe," the first video for Austin, Texas-based Okkervil River's The Stage Names, was directed by Margaret Brown, whose acclaimed documentary about Townes Van Zandt, Be… Read More


Ummmmm, Ha, Yeah, Why Not? Check This Song Out: “I Lost My Heart To A Starship Trooper” by Sarah Brightman & Hot Gossip

By On July 25, 2011

From Wikipedia: The song is a lightweight space disco track that cashed in on the media hype surrounding the original Star Wars film: the lyrics include the lines "And evil Darth Vader… Read More


So Long, Amy Winehouse

By On July 23, 2011

RIP September 14, 1983 – July 23, 2011… Read More


“Me and my friends are like / The drums on ‘Lust for Life'”: “Constructive Summer” by The Hold Steady

By On July 22, 2011

Already a classic summer song. … Read More


Robotic Band Performs “Beautiful People” by Marilyn Manson

By On July 21, 2011

One man robot band!… Read More


“It was a hot summer night and the beach was burning . . .”: “You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth” by Meatloaf

By On July 18, 2011

A goofy, overproduced, indispensable summer classic!… Read More

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“Summer Nights” from Grease!

By On July 4, 2011

Yeah, have a great Fourth of July everyone!… Read More

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“Summertime Girls” by Y&T

By On July 3, 2011

Corny? Hell yeah. 80s schlock? Sure. Great summertime song with classic video? You better believe it!… Read More


“We f**kin’ rocked, didn’t we?”: Daniel Nester Goes Backstage with Judas Priestess

By On July 1, 2011

We love our all-female heavy metal tribute bands. Their emergence marks an important step in the evolution of the genre, and I've even taken to writing poems about some of them. Here… Read More

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“Tropical Iceland” by the Fiery Furnaces

By On May 8, 2011

Fiery Furnaces Discography Gallowsbird's Bark (2003) Blueberry Boat (2004) EP (2005) Rehearsing My Choir (2005) Bitter Tea (2006) Widow City (2007) Remember (2008) I'm Going Away (2009) Take Me Round Again (2009) … Read More

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“11th Dimension” by Julian Casablancas

By On April 29, 2011

From his 2009 album Phrazes for the Young. … Read More

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“Satellite” by The Kills

By On April 28, 2011

From Blood Pressures (2011), the new album from The Kills. … Read More

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“Under Cover of Darkness” by The Strokes

By On April 26, 2011

From the new Strokes album, Angles (2011). … Read More