Matt Fulkerson

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10 of the Best Shoegaze Records

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Before I even begin to construct this list of musical monuments, let me just state that the music style of shoegaze is a tricky one. It’s an institution held close to many, and there are so many other influences that flit in and out of the heart and soul of the discipline that we are […]

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The 10 Best Ambient Albums

As a longtime nerd of electronic music in all of its forms, compiling a list of the ten best ambient albums is true torture. Please know that I feel appropriately ashamed for leaving out all the classics I inevitably must skip here. However, if this list helps those uninitiated down the path of chilled-out enlightenment, […]

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The 10 Best Talking Heads Songs

We have written about the 10 most collected funk records in our Database, and while it did illustrate some of the shortcomings of genre tags in general, it proved painfully obvious that there are a hell of a lot of Prince and Talking Heads fans out there. The true funk masters like George Clinton and […]

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Best Soundtracks of 1997: Let’s Settle The Score

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Soundtracks are a tricky thing, and never more so than in the ’90s. Covering up the lack of plot and atrocious acting with a clever little soundtrack isn’t anything new in the film business, yet finding new and inventive ways of releasing piles of cinematic shit plastered over with rose-scented pop tunes seemed to hit quite an apex […]

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The 10 Best Radiohead Songs

Thom Yorke of Radiohead freaking out over the best Radiohead songs

What the world really needs is one more Radiohead piece, right?  The planet continues to spin at its orbiting best, but what would really hit the spot for earthlings at this very moment is one more person’s opinions about why Radiohead are great, and all the ways their music touches so many people.  After all, the […]

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Top 25 Best Selling Punk Records of 2016 On Discogs

It’s exceptionally hard for me to reserve comment this month as I peruse the best selling so-called “punk” records of 2016. I see the Ramones at 25 which makes perfect sense; and hey, there are The Sex Pistols at 24.  A few other random releases pop up next which feel like a rational view into the […]

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25 Best Selling Hip Hop Records of 2016

Classics, classics, and more classics!  This is nearly all you’ll find on our Top 25 Best Selling Hip Hop Records of 2016 On Discogs.  Some of you will no doubt question the credibility of some of these entries, and so you should.  However, these gems are the top selling items in the Discogs marketplace based on […]

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Top 25 Best Selling Techno Records of 2016 On Discogs

Devoid of opinion, hyperbole, and personal slants, we now give you the top 25 best selling techno records of 2016. For you Discogs old-schoolers, this will be business as usual, for you know that Discogs started as a site that stored only electronic music in its database. So what better way to start off a […]

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Lost Albums: 10 Amazing Records You’ve (Likely) Never Heard

If you dedicate a large portion of your life to music as I do, you hear a lot of records. It’s quite easy to build an appreciation for tons of obscure music that ends up being lost in the shuffle of release dates and hype.  Most of us separate the ones that have stood the test of […]

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An Interview With Wolfgang Voigt/GAS

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It’s no secret that Wolfgang Voigt has become one of the most revered names in electronic music from the past 25 years.  Under his many guises, Voigt has treated us to house, electro, techno, and even polka-influenced takes on electronic music variations.  Voigt’s most esteemed and fabled project, without a doubt, would be his Gas project, […]

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