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Blake Shelton Would Like to Buy You a Drink
Hot 100 Roundup—2/11/12

Blake Shelton—“Drink On It” #81 The expected reaction to this play-by-play of a successful seduction, from first drink to slurred acquiescence, is no doubt a knowing chuckle on the part of men, and a sighing, “I wish it was me” … Continue reading

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Hot 100 Roundup—9/17/11

Lil Wayne “Mirror” (featuring Bruno Mars), #16 “Blunt Blowin’”, #33 “MegaMan”, #50 “It’s Good” (featuring Drake & Jadakiss), #79 “How To Hate” (featuring T-Pain), #84 “Nightmares of the Bottom”, #90 “President Carter”, #94 “So Special” (featuring John Legend), #95 A … Continue reading

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Hot 100 Roundup—2/6/11

LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock—”Party Rock Anthem” #78 I have no idea who GoonRock are or is, but I’ll assume they’re responsible for the beat, which isn’t bad—a somewhat derivative mix of Pitbull and The Black Eyed Peas with … Continue reading

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The year so far

According to almost everyone, 2010 has been a great year in just about every genre: alternative, country, hip-hop, techno—great records have been popping up everywhere, from both new and old artists, with a full schedule of promising releases to come. … Continue reading

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New this week—7/11/10

Kanye West featuring Dwele—”Power” #22 Listening to West in comparison to most other rap artists is something like listening to Ray Charles in comparison to most other R&B artists of the ’50s; his sophistication, both musically and lyrically, his intelligence, … Continue reading

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New this week—5/9/10

Glee Cast “One Less Bell To Answer/A House Is Not a Home” (featuring Kristin Chenoweth), #53 “Beautiful”, #61 “Fire”, #64 “A House Is Not a Home”, #70 “Home” (featuring Kristin Chenoweth), #90 Though the rest of this week’s crop is … Continue reading

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New this week—4/4/10

Sean Kingston & Justin Bieber—”Eenie Meenie” #30 This is more Kingston than it is Bieber, and just enough of both to render it meaningless. Peeling back the garishness that has decorated Kingston’s more recent singles only reveals how lacking they … Continue reading

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New this week

Britney Spears—”3″ #1 There’s no doubt now that Spears is back in full control of her career, and the playful tease of this record even suggests that she’s enjoying herself again. But compared to songs like “Gimme More” or “Piece … Continue reading

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New This Week

Drake featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Eminem—”Forever” #8 The beat is rote, the raps display a high amount of craft but little inspiration, and the air of self-congratulation is so thick it’s a wonder anyone else can breathe when … Continue reading

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