Category Archives: Top Ten Thursday

Apocalypse NOW: The 10 Best Apocalyptic Tracks

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Editors note: This originally published in 2013. With the release of the new Walking Dead spin-off series Fear the Walking Dead, we revisit one of our favorite lists, our ten favorite apocalyptic tunes. We all love us some Edgar Wright (and Simon Pegg and Nick Frost for that matter), so with the opening of The World’s End this weekend, we thought it appropriate to dig up the top ten apocalyptic songs.  A few words about The World’s End first though.  I am endlessly

The 10 Best Music Films

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  Editor’s Note: This was originally published in 2013. With the release of Straight Outta Compton this week, we thought we would revisit our favorite music films (non-doc, non-musical) of all time. Inside Llewyn Davis, the soundtrack of which I reviewed yesterday, is a film about a struggling musician in Greenwich Village during the 1960’s.  It is a very musical film, but not a musical.  We decided it would be fun to create a top ten list of films of that same ilk. 

The 10 Best Musical Supervillains

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  Editor’s Note: This list originally published in 2012. With another summer of non-stop superhero movies (including Friday’s reboot of Fantastic Four) and the release of the first Suicide Squad trailer, this seemed like a great time to revisit our favorite music supervillains. Last week, we gave you the Best Musical Superheroes. This week, we go to the Jokers, Magnetos, and Lex Luthers of music: the best music supervillains. While music no doubt has its fair share of noble heroes, rock ‘n’ roll has

The 10 Best Television Theme Songs for the Ages

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  Editor’s Note: This list was originally published in 2011. With great TV theme songs coming out left in right like Patrick Carney’s Bojack Horseman theme, the auto-tuned Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt masterpiece or True Detective Season 2’s use of Leonard Cohen’s “Nevermind”, it’s really a golden era for TV theme songs. It’s Fall, and Fall is somewhat synonymous with television. New series are starting up for the first time, old beloved series are picking right back up where they left off, and some series

The 10 Best Pitchfork 2015 Performances

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  Pitchfork Music Festival is consistent festival gold in my opinion. Despite me not being able to make it Friday, a torrential downpour temporarily delaying the fest on Saturday, and almost being conned out of a ticket on Sunday, PMF 2015 was no exception. With me as always, was LxL’s own Wes (who was able to attend all three days), and another LxL regular/frequent festival coverage guru, Riley Johnson. We three squashed our mind grapes together, and this list is

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