Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday: Interpol "Slow Hands"

Interpol is playing the Garden tomorrow, so it makes sense to have one of their tracks get some FBF love. And since Antics turns 15 later this year, let's make it "Slow Hands" - a song that makes us dance AND think: I DO want to pick up a guitar and celebrate the myriad ways that I love you,...
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Adam Yauch of Beastie Boys

Flashback Friday: Beastie Boys "Body Movin'"

The long-awaited release of the Beastie Boys Book late last year, celebrating both the group's history and the life of Adam "MCA" Yauch, reminded all of us how vital their music still is. Twenty years ago, Beastie Boys won the Best Alternative Music Album Grammy for Hello Nasty: like so much of...
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Cage the Elephant

Flashback Friday: Cage the Elephant "Shake Me Down"

A different musical memory every Friday
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Jim Adkins of Jimmy Eat World

Flashback Friday: Jimmy Eat World "For Me This Is Heaven"

We just announced that Jimmy Eat World will be on tour with Third Eye Blind this summer
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Spider's Web on Red Background

Flashback Friday: The Ramones "Spider-Man"

Hear The Ramones do whatever a spider can. If that spider was in a band.
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Michael Stipe

Flashback Friday: R.E.M. "Leave"

Today is Michael Stipe's birthday: let's celebrate with an underrated R.E.M. track from New Adventures in Hi-Fi.
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Linkin Park

Flashback Friday: Linkin Park "My December"

There are lots of holiday songs on repeat this time of year. Plenty of playlists designed around joy and cheer. But for a long time, when I was feeling quiet or reflective at the holidays, this is the song I would play. Skipped it last December. Still too sad about Chester. It might be time again.
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Flashback Friday: Radiohead "Videotape"

Today's FBF track is from Radiohead, in honor of the news that the band will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame next year.
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Flashback Friday: Florence + The Machine "Drumming Song"

'Twas the Friday before Not So Silent Night and all through the studio...
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Flashback Friday: Bastille "Flaws"

Bastille is having a serious moment right now, thanks to the band's smash collaboration with Marshmello - and just in time for Not So Silent Night.
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