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Violent Femmes – Blister In The Sun — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture

In the mid-eighties, a girl I knew kept playing this song over and over. It got on my nerves but after a while I found myself liking it. I ended up liking the song more than I did the girl. … Continue reading

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Cover Versions: Black Sabbath’s Paranoid by Weezer — a1000mistakes

Or maybe it should be just titled my one and only Weezer blog post! It’s also now the third cover I’ve blog in 2019 from yet another whole album of covers released in less than of the first two month … Continue reading

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Best prog rock of 2018 — Spirit of Cecilia

Top albums of 2018 Well, stunningly, it’s that time of year—the time we begin to assess the best of that which came throughout the year. At age 51, these years fly by, faster and faster. Time devours, but individuals innovate. … Continue reading

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2018 In Music! — | THE ARTIST’S REVERIE |

Admittedly, 2018 in music to me was a lot weaker than previous years. I didn’t find this year’s Bear’s Den or The War On Drugs. I didn’t get a new release from a much-loved band that blew my mind, like … Continue reading

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Top Albums of 2018 — fresh pair of iis

https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/64zK6tmksJw9gNZR0L4DVx Mariah Carey-Caution Mariah finally got out of her rut (while she’s has a few good singles, the last Mariah Carey project that I liked in its entirely was 2005’s Emancipation of Mimi) with this year’s surprise hit Caution. Instead … Continue reading

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2019 Grammy Nominations, Picks, Surprises and Snubs — fresh pair of iis

The 2019 Grammy nominations have been released, and, per usual, there were some surprises and snubs. Here is the full list of nominees. I bolded my choice for each category I felt knowledgeable to vote in, and greyed out the … Continue reading

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Broadway Jingles $40M In Holiday Season Coin; ‘Cher Show’ A Sell-Out At $1.1M — Deadline

Broadway jingled with silver, gold and holiday season tourists last week, ringing up $40M at the box office – a solid 6% jump over the previous week and a whopping 34% better than this week last year. Recent arrivals like … Continue reading

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