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'FWN' era Arctic Monkeys were those cool indie kids from Sheffield who built a following on Myspace.

This week Daily Music writers look back — and reconsider — less modern pieces of music. Here, Dominic Polsinelli reflects on pivotal emo band The Get Up Kids.

Rae Sremmurd

Important rap needs to have substance, and substantialism hasn’t exactly defined this year’s releases.

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It’s more than worth it to explore Leonard Cohen beyond just “Hallelujah.”

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'Vol. 2' highlights the strengths in Antonoff’s lyricism by displaying them through a different lens — one that isn’t generally better or worse than the original — just different.

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The whole sound of 'Fools' is highly refreshing, highly different than the mass-produced, cotton candy pop music so common today.

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More so than any of his other projects, GO:OD AM is Mac’s strongest claim that maybe we should start taking him seriously.

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Lately, though, I’ve been walking around campus sans any typical tunes beating through my head. “679” by Fetty Wap and Remy Boyz has taken over.

Maybe you need to listen to it after you’ve pulled an all-nighter and the sun is rising on Sunday morning or after you’ve made a new connection with someone special or after you’ve fallen out of love for the first time, but something about that record plunges into the depths of your feelings, gets you to your core and stings you in a way that’s impossible to forget.

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Heavy breaths, claps and scratches start as tantalizing, foreign additions that reverb over the slow jazzy piano of the background.

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