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Lost MP3 of the Week: John Coltrane, “A Love Supreme, Part 1: Acknowledgement”

The first time I heard A Love Supreme, I was on a train coming back from MacArthur Airport in Islip, Long Island. I was in my senior year...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: Des’ree, “Kissing You”

I “fell in love” so many times in high school that it’s hard to know who to classify as the first, but Damon was the...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: Muddy Waters, “You Can’t Lose What You Ain’t Never Had”

Being an obsessive music hoarder has its drawbacks. The questions of, “How often do I really listen to ______ ?” and all those...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: John Fahey, “On the Sunny Side of the Ocean”

John Fahey has been recommended to me enough times that I’ve lost count, and has been cited as an influence by a decent chunk of the...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: The Doors, “The Crystal Ship”

It’s horribly cliche, but over the past couple summers, the moment the temperatures move towards 80 degrees, I reach for my Doors...

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Listening Booth: Kuroma, “Paris EP”

A couple weeks ago, a friend and I went to see Jarvis Cocker play at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. The opener was Kuroma, a name that...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: Huey Lewis & the News, “I Never Think About You”

During the spring of my junior year of college, I listened to Huey Lewis nonstop. One day, while working on the campus newspaper, I was...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: De La Soul, “Rock Co. Kane Flow (Feat. MF Doom)”

In 2004, I managed to land an internship at the Grammys. More specifically, the Seattle branch of the National Academy of Recording Arts...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: DJ Bobo, “Chihuahua”

Nearly two years ago now, I posted a short list of songs that reminded me of my post-college trip to Europe & Asia. One of those songs,...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: The Dismemberment Plan, “The First Anniversary of Your Last Phone Call”

Fourth of July is, without a doubt, my favorite holiday. Firstly, because it’s not religiously affiliated. Secondly, because it...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: Animal Collective, “Fireworks”

Taylor’s note: The incredibly talented Vincent “Hey Is It Okay If I Get Called V-Sides” Rendoni did such a wonderful job...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: Billy Joel, “Vienna”

Have you ever felt like a song has the answer you’re looking for? That if you could just figure out what the person is really, truly...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: Yeasayer, “Ah, Weir”

As we approach summer, I find myself somewhat unimpressed by 2008 as a new release year. Granted, the second half of the year is almost...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: Fleetwood Mac, “Silver Springs”

When I was in middle school, I had a lot of ideas for music videos. Generally, these ideas were boring and tame — mostly because at...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: Da Real One, “If U Like Pina Colada (Pina Colada Song)”

When you’re young, the desire to fit in can be a very, very dangerous thing. Sure, this applies to drugs, sex, alcohol, violence and...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, “Helplessly Hoping”

This song is Spring. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, “Helplessly Hoping” (download) It’s easy enough to point to nearly...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: The Animals, “House of the Rising Sun”

The first music, in general, that I remember loving and growing up with was from The Music Man — as in the movie with Robert Preston,...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: Peter Parker, “Barcelona (Das Ist Alles)”

Getting a car was a bit of a long process for me. In actuality, it probably wasn’t that long, but when you’re 17 and most of...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: Bruce Springsteen, “Red Headed Woman”

The best thing about St. Patrick’s Day – aside from that whole drinking thing – is that it’s a day to be especially...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: My Bloody Valentine, “Sometimes”

Taylor’s note: My friend Clay makes the best mixes of anyone I know. He’s also one of the best writers I know. His words are...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: Bob Seger, “Night Moves”

One of the most astounding things about art, and especially music, is the way a self-centered thought or experience contained in a medium...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: The Anniversary, “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter”

The Anniversary’s “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter” is exactly the kind of song that I began “Lost MP3 of the...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: Two Gallants, “All Your Faithless Loyalties”

Among the many reasons why I love Two Gallants, one of the most prominent is the way their songs feel alive, as if they posses minds of...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: Foreigner, “Cold As Ice”

If there’s one major aspect of the rise of hipster irony (the only rule of which seems to be, basically, “so...

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Lost MP3 of the Week: Laura Nyro, “Gonna Take a Miracle”

There’s something so beautifully painful about “Gonna Take a Miracle.” In a way, she sounds almost happy about the hurt...