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8 Great Winter Songs (That Aren't About Christmas): Kate Bush, Arcade Fire, Modest Mouse, And More

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It's the middle of December, which means you're probably sick of all the non-stop Christmas music you've been forced to hear for the past few weeks. If you want to take a break from the holiday tunes, but still enjoy their wintery spirit, try checking out these eight songs instead. Happy winter solstice!READ MORE

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8 Albums That End With Cover Songs: R.E.M., CCR, And More

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A cover song within an album's tracklist is usually a fun little detour, but some artists have chosen to end an entire album on these little detours, which makes them feel more significant than they would otherwise. Here are eight albums that close out with cover songs.READ MORE

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10 Indie/Alt-Rock Musicians Who Have Acted: Jack White, Björk, And More

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Though plenty of pop and (especially) hip-hop stars have dabbled in acting, they're not the only musicians who have second careers as thespians. Here are ten indie rock/alternative rock musicians who have acted in films and television.READ MORE

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8 Pairs Of Bands With The Same (Or Similar) Names: Nirvana, Death, and more

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Though two bands having similar names was understandable in the past, when you couldn't just Google your own name to see if it's been taken, there's no excuse for this in the Internet age, and yet it still occasionally happens. Here are eight pairs of bands with the same (or similar) names.READ MORE

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6 Bands With International Lineups: Galaxie 500, The Velvet Underground, And More

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When musicians come together to form a band, they're usually all from the same town, or at the very least, the same state. However, there are a few bands out there that have line-ups featuring musicians from completely different countries. Here are six bands with international line-ups.READ MORE

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7 Pairs Of Albums With The Same Title: Which Is Better?

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A while back, I wrote an article comparing songs that happen to have the same title. Though two songs sharing the same title is fairly common (I could rewrite that list many times over with new songs), two albums sharing a title doesn't happen nearly as much. Let's unfairly compare some albums whose only similarities are their titles.READ MORE

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7 Great Songs with Spoken Word Lyrics: Blur, Tom Waits, and more

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There are countless lyrics that sound totally idiotic when spoken instead of sung, but sometimes a songwriter will come up with some lyrics that can’t really be pinned onto to a melody. Here are seven great songs with spoken word lyrics.READ MORE

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7 Great Rock Songs with Saxophone: Pink Floyd, David Bowie, and more

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Despite what Courtney Love may think, saxophones do, in fact, belong in rock music. Of course they can be used poorly, just like anything else really, but these seven songs prove that saxophone can be integrated brilliantly into rock music.READ MORE

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