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I Don’t Even Need to Do a Cover Wars on This One

Posted in cover wars, hey it's friday, i like this, music face off, music you should dig, rad things, soundtrack to your life, truth bomb, you should like this with tags , , , , on January 22, 2010 by thedith

What happens when you take the most annoying song ever — Crazy by Knarles Barkley — and have one of the best grunge bands from the 80s/90s — Violent Femmes — to ever record a song (maybe) about masturbation or kicking heroin (nobody really knows…) — Blister in the Sun? Give up?

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In Case You Missed It

Posted in arts, awesome, celebrities, hey it's friday, i like this, music, rad things, soundtrack to your life, truth bomb with tags , , , , , , on January 15, 2010 by thedith

Bad Romance is maybe the most important pop song in music right now.” — Matt

Here’s Lady Gaga on Oprah

Cover vs. Original

Posted in music, music face off, soundtrack to your life with tags , , , , , on October 28, 2009 by thedith

Fact: Covers of songs usually suck.  Oftentimes, its not necessarily the fault of the artist doing the song cover, it’s just that the original was kind of a classic, and you just can’t improve upon a classic.  You can’t.

Little Discussed Fact: Sometimes covers are better than the original song.  Maybe it’s because the original kind of sucked, or maybe it’s because the artist doing the cover has completely re-arranged the structure of the song making it almost like a new song entirely — but for whatever reason, you hear the cover, and you think, “this is a really tight cover!”

This post is about those songs…

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Think About It

Posted in awesome, deep thoughts, music, opinions, questions, soundtrack to your life, truth bomb with tags , , , , on October 23, 2009 by thedith

Is Hey Jude the greatest pop song of all time?

Or, How I Learned to Quit Worrying, and Love the Britney

Posted in adventures in life, hey it's friday, inapropriately long posts, music, quarterlife crisis, soundtrack to your life with tags , , , , , , on October 23, 2009 by thedith

Now that I’m not working for the Oldies (But Goodies) anymore, I have ample time to sit around searching the world (well, according to the wide web, that is) for new music.  Sometimes, I even rake through my itunes for old music that I’ve forgotten about, but still love — the Oldy But Goodies of my personal music collection, if you will.  Sometimes — okay, often — this leads me to Britney Spears.  Pre-meltdown, she was awesome.  Don’t try to argue with me, about this, you will lose.

Anyway, the more I listened to Britney, the more I realized, she’s got the entire 5-step Grieving Process in her song catalog.  Don’t believe me?  Watch this:

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Oh, Hello There, Thursday

Posted in hello thursday, music, soundtrack to your life, work adventures with tags , , , , , , on September 17, 2009 by thedith

Sometimes, when I’m working with the OBG’s, listening to the soft rock radio station, I get a glimpse into what I’d be like had I come of age in the 70s/80s. 

Song: “One More Try” by George Michael.

What I’ve learned about 1980’s Meredith: I’d totally do George Michael.

Adventures in Theme Songs

Posted in adventures in theme songs, soundtrack to your life, television with tags , , , , , , on August 1, 2009 by thedith

The Wonder Years.  Remember when there was that rumor going around middle school that Marilyn Manson played Paul, Kevin’s best friend? That was a weird rumor.  This, is a rad theme song though.