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This Open Thread is in the Mood to Dance

All I need is something warm to drink and this song.

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Record Machine: 3 Anticipated 2015 Albums

This week, a break in format: Rather than talk about the music I already own, let’s dedicate some space to newer music upon which I can’t wait to lay my greedy paws.

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Record Machine: Synthetica by Metric

Synthetica reminds me that I should really listen to Metric more often. Though I own this LP and a burned CD of 2003’s Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?, I somehow forget how much I enjoy them.

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This Open Thread is Dancing on Its Own

Kittens, it’s a Tuesday, and Tuesday means you gotta dance on your own.

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This Weekend Open Thread is a Gif Party

Boogie with me.

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Thursday Dance Party Open Thread

When this song came on the radio today, my coworker came out of the office and pointed up to the speaker. “Are they really playing ‘Creep’?” 

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This Open Thread Brings You Pumpkin Man Dance

Children, you know who I speak of. More famous than Santa Claus, more popular than the Easter Bunny, hell, bigger and better than the Great Pumpkin of Charlie Brown. It is time. For Pumpkin Man.

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Record Machine: “Love in the Cemetery” by Lord Kitchener

Nestled with the Monkees and Donovan vinyl 45s in my collection is this fun calypso single by Lord Kitchener. Because of the song title and with so Halloween soon to arrive, I decided to give it a listen.

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This Week’s Open Thread Is Full of Carlton Love

Just how much love?

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It’s a Birthday Open Thread Dance Party!

Happy birthday, PMag!!!! 

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Thursday Night Dance Party Open Thread!

It’s been a while! Too long, in fact. I heard this song on XMU Sessions last weekend, and it’s just so lovely that I had to share. 

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30 Years of Music: 2013 (So Far)

Yes, it does seem a bit silly to talk about 2013 in music when it’s only halfway done and dusted, but already I’ve heard some really excellent tunes. We’ve got a sturdy Top 10 this time, in no particular order, of all the songs that have excited me the most.

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Thursday Dance Party Open Thread for 6/20/13

This song reminds me of vacation. And of how badly I need one. 

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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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A Soundtrack for Thursdays

We take Fridays really seriously in our house. I know we’ve been trying to embrace Mondays, but let’s not pretend that as this Thursday starts to wind down we aren’t all looking forward to knowing that we’ll wake up to a little extra end of the week magic in the air. To celebrate, here are some […]