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PLAYLIST: Pink Floyd

PLAYLIST: Pink Floyd

Spectrum Culture Staff December 4, 2014 0

In 1994, the night before I took the SAT, my friends and I drove down to Veterans Stadium on the outskirts of Philadelphia. Pink Floyd was in town to promote The Division Bell, the

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PLAYLIST: Jay-Z

PLAYLIST: Jay-Z

Spectrum Culture Staff August 4, 2013 0

Welcome to PLAYLIST, a re-occurring feature where our staff creates a playlist (with mix tapes and CDs becoming so unfortunately passé) centered around one artist or band with a deep catalog. For each LP

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PLAYLIST: Depeche Mode

PLAYLIST: Depeche Mode

Spectrum Culture Staff March 31, 2013 0

Our last entry was in July with the eccentric country collective Lambchop, so this time we went in a completely different direction and chose a true icon of electronica: Depeche Mode. Between the band’s

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PLAYLIST: David Bowie

PLAYLIST: David Bowie

Spectrum Culture Staff March 24, 2013 2

This time around we decided to pick the best of the legendary David Bowie. It wasn’t easy. Many of Bowie’s songs could easily be the best song. Classics such as “Ziggy Stardust” and “Station

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PLAYLIST: The Beatles

PLAYLIST: The Beatles

Spectrum Culture Staff November 20, 2012 0

This year, the Beatles’ catalog will appear on remastered 180-gram vinyl, making their stereo vinyl debut on November 13th. It’s hard to believe that the Beatles’ earliest recordings are soldiering on towards their 50th

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PLAYLIST: The Cure

PLAYLIST: The Cure

Spectrum Culture Staff October 14, 2012 5

“Fire in Cairo” from Three Imaginary Boys (1979) No, “Fire in Cairo” is not a political song, though its explosive refrain of “F-I-R-E-I-N-C-A-I-R-O” is received like the rallying cry of an enraptured true believer,

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PLAYLIST: The Mountain Goats

PLAYLIST: The Mountain Goats

Spectrum Culture Staff October 3, 2012 0

Welcome to PLAYLIST, a reoccurring feature on Spectrum Culture where our staff creates a playlist (with mix tapes and CDs becoming so unfortunately passé) centered around one artist or band with a deep catalog.

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PLAYLIST: Lambchop

PLAYLIST: Lambchop

Spectrum Culture Staff February 21, 2012 0

Welcome to PLAYLIST. The idea is simple enough: make a playlist (with mix tapes and CDs becoming so unfortunately passé) centered around one artist or band with a deep catalog. There is only one

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PLAYLIST: R.E.M.

PLAYLIST: R.E.M.

Spectrum Culture Staff November 21, 2011 1

To mark R.E.M.’s recent retirement, we selected the group as our next PLAYLIST band. The idea is simple enough: make a playlist centered around one artist or band with a deep catalog, but with

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PLAYLIST: Belle & Sebastian

PLAYLIST: Belle & Sebastian

Spectrum Culture Staff September 26, 2009 0

Earlier this month, Spectrum Culture debuted a new type of feature called PLAYLIST. The idea is simple enough: make a playlist (with mix tapes and CDs becoming so unfortunately passé) centered around one artist

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