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Sunday Scoop: The shuffle revealed

Welcome to the Scoop! This week’s Friday Fiver was based on “hit random on the music & see what floats up.” Some songs I skipped over and pulled out the ones that really needed to go up this week. So here goes!

The Friday Fiver.

Here it be, the Friday Fiver. So, you know the drill, yes? Listen to the five blind tracks & leave your best music critic thoughts on said tracks in the comments below. Then hold tight for Sunday, when we will post the big reveal known as the Sunday Scoop, where we’ll give you the details…

Cake: Showroom of Compassion

How did this happen? I bought Cake’s CD Showroom of Compassion in January and meant to write about it … but here it is now mid-May and I’m just getting to it. I’ve listened to it a few times since I bought it but it really hit home with me today, on a day when…

My new addiction: Voice of Addiction

I’ve been bemoaning my music collection lately. I needed new music. New music, wherefore-art-thou?? Then I found Voice of Addiction on Twitter. Or, rather, they found me.

Alabama tornado relief: Can you help?

After 5 days without power, I was finally able to charge my computer and talk about the devastation that happened Wednesday, April 27, 2011, in my community and the state.

The Curse of the Foo Fighters

Well, not their curse, exactly. Really more like mine.

Defining Moments

People remember hard times. Those are the moments that define us as human. We’re all witnessing that moment now, in the wake of the disaster in Japan.

Collapse Into Now

I’m excited for REM’s new release. I was introduced to REM when I met my husband in ’91. Oh sure, I had heard the songs that were popular before then (Superman, Stand, etc), but they were this weird little alt band from Georgia and I was a weird little big-haired girl from Wisconsin who preferred…

Adele – 21

I’m a fan of Adele, I’ve got her first disc (“19″) and I was giddy when I heard about this second one. I loved that crop of British torch singers (Adele, Amy Winehouse, Duffy, Joss Stone) but as soon as they popped up and got me hooked, they stopped producing. And I was sad.

Happy Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day, yo! What better day for a random list of love songs? I’ve collected a random list of 10 lovey love songs, listed in random order. All of them I love for various reasons. There are tons more lovey love songs that I’m sure will pop into my head as soon as I…