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My top 42 Nofuckboy Albums of 2014(10-1)

10.                       The Hold Steady – Teeth Dreams I still don’t know what the hell happened with the production of this record. It’s not like The Hold Steady has ever … Continue reading

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My Top 42 Nofuckboy Albums of 2014(20 – 11)

20. Lykke Li – I Never Learn The most archetypally pop moment on I Never Learn is the chorus of “Gunshot”, which has Li belting, “And the shot goes through my head and back/Gunshot, I’ll never get you back”, if … Continue reading

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My Top 42 Nofuckboy Albums of 2014(30 – 21)

30. D’Angelo – Black Messiah QuestLove referred to Black Messiah as the black Brian Wilson’s SMiLE. Both were long-awaited, long fussed over offerings from artists that seemed to have disappeared from the planet. Like SMiLE, Black Messiah has some unexpected, … Continue reading

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My Top 42 Nofuckboy Albums of 2014 (42 – 31)

42.  Jessie Ware – Tough Love  If you stick around long enough to look passed this album’s lack of a “Wildest Moments”(though, for my money, “Champagne Kisses” and the title track get close), you might discover a record that’s arguably … Continue reading

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2014 – Music I Fucks With

I’ve finally had the time to obsess over and throw together some writing on my favorite albums of 2014.  Because I’m a completist anal fissure, this was way more of an undertaking than it needed to be.  I relistened to everything … Continue reading

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Episode 09 – 2014 Music Special

Originally posted on On Your Mark, Get Set… Review!:
This week, the first in a series of 2014 in review episodes. Host Erik and guests Andrew, Caroline and Glen count down their top tens in music.

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Ice Bucket Challenge: When Narcissism and Philanthropy Collide

If you’re friends with white people from the USA on Facebook, you’re probably privy to the Ice Bucket Challenge, a social-media form of celebrated charity-donation avoidance. The cause here is ALS(Lou Gehrig’s Disease), notably, drumming up awareness and money to … Continue reading

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