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Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Private Hell

It has been a tough week. I am still dealing with the upcoming family gathering I will not be a part of. I am also weathering a shitstorm of anger from my mother over some trite happenings. Thank the maker for good tunes. It’s pretty much one of the few things keeping me going.

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Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Early Heatwave Edition

Summer came to Seattle like a power bomb. It topped 85 a few days ago. This makes Alyson melt. I apparently was not ready for summer, though my listening tastes have prepared me for the incoming heatwave. I apologize in advance for not including the actual song, “Heatwave.” 

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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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Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Totally ’90s Edition

I fell down the rabbit hole this week and got sucked back into a time of gigapets and AOL. A time where it took us an hour to download one single scene of porn. That’s right I got sucked back into the ’90s. 

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A Bollywood Disco Dance Party

I am in no way exaggerating when I say the late 1970s/early 1980s Bollywood and disco marriage produced the best music ever. The hooks were infectious as hell and will make you dance. Sure, a huge factor in my fondness for this music is my parents (Dad mostly) playing this around the house growing up, but […]

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Persephone Playlist: Ten Songs Getting Me Through This Week, Midweek Edition

Happy Wednesday, all! It’s the middle of the week, and I’m trying to get through. Here’s a playlist of songs that are helping me cope. A lot of these songs are ones that I’ve known since I was really young, so I guess that must mean something.

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Persephone Playlist: 10 Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week

Happy Monday and back to work! Here are ten songs keeping me sane this week!

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Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Spring Awakening

I have started to emerge from the doldrums of the last few months. It has been a rough patch, but I am still here. Music, of course, has still provided a great outlet for me. This year has already seen amazing releases from some great long lasting bands. I have also been introduced to some great […]

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Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Back from the Holiday Edition

And it’s back to work on Monday after the Easter weekend! I didn’t really have a long weekend, but I sure did a lot of running around. Here are ten songs to keep me sane this week.

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Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Camp NaNoWriMo Edition

Camp NaNoWriMo starts this week, and I’m sure those of you participating have already put together writing playlists. Below, some of the songs on my playlist!

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Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Spring Edition

I can’t tell you how glad I am that it’s spring, but the weather here in Michigan just can’t seem to make up its mind. Here are some songs that are tiding me over until spring decides to officially arrive.

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Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week

It’s back to normal work today after the Christmas holiday, and this week is going to be busy. Here are ten songs that are keeping me sane today.

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PoC News around the World

Did everyone have a great weekend? This past week was busy, so let’s get to it!

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A Playlist of Relationships and Breakups

While creating an Ultimate ’90s Playlist, I got to thinking about my past crushes and relationships. Probably because of the influence of TV and movies, I tend to associate specific songs with each person. Like how on Friends, “With or Without You” was used for Ross and Rachel. My playlist is roughly in chronological order. Roughly. […]

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Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Penultimate Tracks

While researching my last column, I realized that a lot of second-to-last tracks were amazing. Like the final track edition, some of my favorites, like “Putting the Damage On” have already been used in some of my previous columns.