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Ranking Queens Of The Stone Age’s Albums

Queens of the Stone Age: one of the most consistent and essential rock bands of the last thirty years. The innovation and god-like swagger of frontman and founder Josh Homme makes them an unmistakable outfit, not to mention the multiple classic albums they have under their belt. Now over twenty years into their careers as a band, how do their albums rank alongside each other? Here are Queens of the Stone Age’s albums ranked from worst to best:
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Top 40 Foals Songs

Oxford’s finest, Foals are one of Britain’s most consistently impressive bands of our generation; an act that can unite people years and years apart in age. Ever since the band’s math rock beginnings of Antidotes in 2008, right through the dreamwave atmospheres of Total Life Forever in 2010, past the stadium rock styles of Holy Fire in 2013, the gritty Rockstar aesthetic of What Went Down in 2015, all the way up to the prog-rock podiums of Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost in 2019; Foals have remained a truly unmissable music act. Here are their top 40 songs according to us: Continue reading “Top 40 Foals Songs”

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Ranking Radiohead’s Albums

There’s an argument to be made that Radiohead have perhaps the most impressive album catalogue of any band in recent memory, boasting conceptual experimental masterpieces as well as innovative alt-rock classics. They’ve prided themselves on consistently changing styles and sounds over the years, but which ventures have worked best for them? Here’s our ranking of Radiohead’s nine studio albums from worst to best:
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Top 20 Bon Iver Songs

Bon Iver is the pet project and brain child of American folk singer/songwriter/producer extraoidinaire Justin Vernon. He has, at the time of writing this, released three critically acclaimed albums and has his fourth effort i,i on the way; but what are his best songs? These are our top 20 Bon Iver songs:
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The XXL Freshman List: Best and Worst Cases

Every year, hip-hop publication XXL produce a list of 10 of the biggest up-and-comers in the rap genre; the staple figures they deem to be the flag bearers of a new era of rap music. Ever since it’s induction in 2007 fans have eagerly awaited the artists selected as the “Leaders of the New School” as XXL themselves put it in their first edition. Here we will look at some of the best cases of these covers, mainly the artists who have gone on to live up to their hype and beyond, but also the very worst cases, those who faded into irrelevancy not too long after their cover appearance. Continue reading “The XXL Freshman List: Best and Worst Cases”