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Weekly Playlist #32: Nine Cheers For Sweet Revenge
Weekly Playlist #32: Nine Cheers For Sweet Revenge
“An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth” isn’t always the best policy, Hammurabi, but sometimes it just feels too damn good to get back at someone who crosses you. Musicians have the perfect platform for vengeance, so there is no shortage of songs with horrific lyrical violence, showing off to haters and public airings of others’ dirty laundry. Oh, and the classic di ...
Weekly Playlist #25: Windows Down – 11 summer driving songs
It’s getting hot out, which means it’s about time to start annoying people with your loud music as you drive by. Rather than shooting for the generic summer songs playlist, this week, we are providing you with some of the perfect songs to play very loudly with the warm summer breeze whipping across your face. CONTRIBU... Read More ...
Weekly Playlist #21: Why Didn’t We Think Of That? – Reader Recs
Often, after publishing our weekly playlist, we scroll to the comments section, smack our foreheads and yell, “Why didn’t we think of that?!” when we see the suggestions you leave. After our first 20 playlists, we decided it was time to round up your feedback and acknowledge a few of the songs you would have liked to have seen on our lists. CONTRIBUTORS: ...
Weekly Playlist #16: In Defense Of My Music – ten dirty secrets on our iPods
Weekly Playlist #16: In Defense Of My Music – ten dirty secrets on our iPods
Because sometimes editors sit in a room, look through each others’ music libraries and exclaim, “Wow! That’s a lot of Nelly.” Because I heard our editor in chief singing “Brown Eyes” by Lady Gaga last week, and because sometimes we need taken down about five notches on the arrogance scale, last week, we scoured each other’s iTunes libraries and picked the most ridiculous or unexpected things we co
Weekly Playlist #11: Yacht Rock, nine nautical-themed songs
Weekly Playlist #11: Yacht Rock, nine nautical-themed songs
In the comments on our nine songs under 90 seconds long playlist, reader Glenn Schroeder suggested, “How about a playlist of nautical themed songs?” Challenge accepted, Glenn. Since, you know, seapunk is all the rage these days, we’ve compiled a list of songs filled with ships, sea creatures and a whole lotta water for your listening enjoyment.  Subscribe to ... Read More ...
Weekly Playlist #9: Say My Name
Weekly Playlist #9: Say My Name
Every now and then, a musician breaks the fourth wall and reminds you that yes, there are people behind those awesome tunes you’re listening to. It can be jarring when something that personal creeps into usually general, relatable lyrics—or it can make the song all that more fun. Here are s... Read More ...
Weekly Playlist #3: The top 12 of 2012
Weekly Playlist #3: The top 12 of 2012
As music years go, 2012 wasn’t shabby, and we have 12 songs to prove it. Our editors sift through copious amounts of music annually (daily, even). So, when they pick something as a favorite, it stands out against an expansive backdrop comprised of everything from dudes who use hacksaws as instruments to Warped Tour staples and Grammy nominees. Then... Read More ...
Weekly Playlist #1: Better (Trans)Late Than Never
Weekly Playlist #1: Better (Trans)Late Than Never
The editorial department here at AP are an eclectic musical bunch. On any given day you can hear sounds screeching through our halls that range from intolerable, high-frequency noise to the latest pop-punk sensation. You often get to read our takes on your (and our) favorite artists on the site and in the magazine, but we want to share with you the larger musical libraries that reside within our m