Jan 3 2011

Top 200 Tracks of 2010 – 200-151

200.

      1. The Golden Filter - Solid Gold

199.

      2. Delorean - Real Love

198.

      3. Band of Horses - On My Way Back Home

197.

      4. Games - Heartlands

196.

      5. Cults - Oh My God

195.

      6. El Guincho - Bombay

194.

      7. Marnie Stern - Nothing Left

193.

      8. Interpol - Barricade

192.

      9. Ke$ha - Your Love Is My Drug

191.

      10. Janelle Monae - Make the Bus (feat. of Montreal)

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Nov 18 2010

My Top 300 Songs of the 2000s – 110-101

Today I continue my ongoing feature showcasing my personal picks for the best songs of the past decade, posting ten songs at a time.

110. Queens of the Stone Age – No One Knows

This band has always been awesome.  Go back in time and take a listen to the self-titled debut or Rated R if you don’t believe.  But I suppose it was this song (and video, and album Songs For the Deaf) that put Josh Homme’s brilliant stoner/stripper rock concoction on everybody’s map.  Probably because everybody recognized the temporary drummer (isn’t he in Foo Fighters?!).  But still, these guys bring the rock.

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Oct 2 2010

Quarterly Review: July-September 2010

Once every three months I list the best of what I heard in albums/songs/remixes for the quarter. I do this to personally keep up with all the awesome music I hear, as it ultimately helps me at the end of the year when I do my overall listing for the previous twelve months. I also do it to introduce you cool cats to tunes you may have missed independently.

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Jun 7 2010

My Top 300 Songs of the 2000s – 250-241

Today I continue my ongoing feature showcasing my personal picks for the best songs of the past decade, posting ten songs at a time.

250. Rage Against the Machine – How I Could Just Kill a Man

For most of the decade, 3/4 of Rage were in shitty solo projects or the inevitably dreadful Audioslave.  The other 1/4 released a new song every once in a while and lived off his earnings from the 90’s (that one is Zach).  There were a few reunion shows – most of which sent people to the hospital – but overall the boys weren’t really raging much in the 2000’s.  But at the turn of the century, before the nasty breakup, Rage put out their final studio album Renegades, a pretty kickass covers album.  And although this Cypress Hill remake is a pretty straightforward take on the original, it still hits hard, the way these guys always knew how to.

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