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Monday Mixer

1. “Travis County” by Gary Clark Jr. Despite being about confinement, this song is perfect for the summer. It inspires movement, and makes listeners appreciate their freedom. It also has impressive instrumentation, and is good accompaniment for anything from backyard barbeques to walks in the neighborhood. 2. “Sweet Spots” by the Fiery Furnaces My favorite […]

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Monday Mixer: It’s Fall, Now Fall for Me

  “I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence.” -Thomas Hood Yes, the changing, falling leaves and the revival of the Pumpkin Spice Latte say it all—Autumn is upon us. But come on, Thomas Hood, we don’t need to listen to silence! How boring is that? Here’s a […]

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2011 Top 40 Albums: 40-31

40. Wilco (The Whole Love) Wilco’s eighth studio album has reintroduced their amazing abilities. Between their surprisingly uninspiring sixth and seventh albums (Sky Blue Sky and Wilco the Album), their awesome talent and extreme power was hidden. The Whole Love reminds listeners that Wilco albums are filled with creativity, cool experimentation and risks. -Joanna Nowak   39. The Pains of Being […]

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Lykke Li returns with fierce new record, Wounded Rhymes

Swedish indie-pop sweetheart Lykke Li returns in her second album Wounded Rhymes with a clear intention to set the record straight: she is not limited to playing the role of a pop princess. She evokes a menacing sex-appeal (or attempts to) in the album that challenges any generalizations listeners may have made about her image […]

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