30 Years of Music: 2012

2012 is very recent history, yes, but let’s pretend that this installment of 30 Years of Music is better than all the “Best Of” posts you saw last December and January. We’ve got indie hip-hop, dance party gems, and worry not, a fair amount of guitar too.

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Lunchtime Poll: Favorite Soundtracks

My beloved 90s radio stations have been playing the heck out of Garbage’s “#1 Crush” lately. It’s been a long time since I listened all the way through the Romeo + Juliet soundtrack, but it’s one of my all-time favorites. Read More Lunchtime Poll: Favorite Soundtracks

30 Years of Music: 1998

Apparently, my tastes and 1998 are nearly all about the block rockin’ beats.

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30 Years of Music: 1995

1995, I thought you were a mere lead-up to the excitement of 1996, but turns out you are one of the most difficult years to narrow down to just fifteen songs yet. In the end, I had to go with the songs I still absolutely love, while regrettably leaving out a few nostalgic favorites. Sorry, “Gangsta’s Paradise.”

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Alphabet Soup: The Letter Q

At first, the only songs that popped into my head for this letter were bad ones like “Que Sera Sera” (sorry, Doris Day fans) or “Quit Playing Games With My Heart” (ditto Backstreet gals).

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