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Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Ian Curtis Edition

May 18th marked the 35th anniversary of Ian Curtis’s death. Joy Division is a band that has influenced many of my favorite musicians, and one I have at least started to explore on its own. 

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Music

30 Years of Music: 1983

Since we’ve reached the end of my ongoing Alphabet Soup column, I’ve spent some time considering how I might continue to satisfy my musical list-making urges. I wanted something with a nice round number, something that keeps giving me the chance to talk about music I love, rather than what is “important.” Sometimes, love and […]

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Open Thread

This OT is as Refreshing as Cold Lemonade

It’s finally Friday night, my dear Persephoneers. We’ve survived a server move and site overhaul and we’re ready to kick our feet up and chat with you all in this OT.