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A Slightly Belated List of the Best Music of 2013

A Slightly Belated List of the Best Music of 2013

I apologize for the lateness of this “year-end” music list. Hey, good music never goes out of style, right?

At the end of every year, I find myself scrambling in an effort to listen to every “important” album that came out during the year just in case I missed the “best” album of the year. Of course, as my self-aware quotation marks indicate in the previous sentence, matters of importance and quality are largely subjective, leaving the music critic (if I dare call myself a music critic) in a precarious position. Do I dare include an album that garnered mediocre reviews…

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New Music: Frightened Rabbit's Pedestrian Verse

New Music: Frightened Rabbit’s Pedestrian Verse

I wake up excited every Tuesday, even if there are no albums I am particularly anticipating, because every Tuesday brings the chance of stumbling into a thrilling musical experience. I had been hearing some buzz about Frightened Rabbit’s newest album, Pedestrian Verse, so I made sure to give it one of my first listens last Tuesday. Then, I listened to it again, and by Tuesday night I was recommending it to everyone I knew. A relative newcomer to the Scottish band’s music (although, since Tuesday I have listened to all of their albums), I was floored. Pedestrian Verse sounds like…

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