Category Archives: Top Tens

Top Ten Thursday: The 10 Best Rainy Day Songs

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It is still Thursday, so this is still a Top Ten Thursday.  It is also spring, and thus the time for rain.  And tornadoes.  And hail.  But mostly a lot of rain.  So why not craft a soundtrack for the perfect rainy day listening experience.  As a warning, we were more literal with this particular list, instead of mood oriented, so its a bit of a hodge podge of styles. Noticeably missing, unfortunately, is the classic Live track “Lightning Crashes”,

The 10 Most Ridiculous Campaign Songs

Most Ridiculous Presidential Campaign Songs

Editor’s Note: This list originally ran in 2012, but with the election ramping up with Rand Paul and Hilary Clinton announcing their candidacy this week, we thought it would be a good time to remind our candidates which sort of songs to avoid when choosing your election anthem. The first Presidential debate of 2012 was last night, which seemed to us like perfect timing to take a serious (and not-so-serious) look at the choice of campaign songs over our proud American

The 10 Best Spring Songs

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Ahhh…the spring. The time for birds chirping, flowers blooming, and of course, the start of a new music festival season. Last year at this time of year, we gave you our favorite spring albums, and many of the songs on this list, belong on entries for that list. Oh by the way, this week, we are bringing you the best songs for spring, the songs that help break us from our winter hibernation, throw open the curtains, and spring out

The 10 Best Sufjan Stevens Songs

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I’m not sure there is a bigger enigma in music right now than Sufjan Stevens. His music output has been incredibly sporadic, but when he does release music, it pours out of him. I have nearly everything Sufjan has put out, and of the 245 songs in my iTunes, 65 are about Midwestern states, 14 about the Chinese New Year, 13 about a bridge, and 98 about Christmas. That only leaves 55 songs about everything else. Yet, with as strange

Aussie Takeover: 10 Best Australian Music Acts

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With Courtney Barnett quickly sweeping over the music scene like a non-violent version of a tornado, we thought we would give a shout out to our favorite music from the land down under. And yes, obviously Men at Work made the list. Enjoy, and give us your qualms: 10. Dirty Three Pure Aussie instrumental rock. Warren Ellis is like if the devil stole the boy’s fiddle in “Devil Went Down to Georgia”.

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