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Cognitive Dissonance’s Top 25 Songs of 2012/Top 20 D-bags of the Year

Yes, I know it’s late. But reasons, ok?

Here’s last nights list of Top 25 songs of 2012:

25. “This Summer” by Superchunk
24. “Bad Girls” by M.I.A. 
23. “Good Things” by The Menzingers
22. “Eye for an Empty Heart” by Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs 
21. “We Are Young” by Fun. 
20. “Howl” by The Gaslight Anthem 
19. “Gun Has No Trigger” by Dirty Projectors 
18. “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards” by Tame Impala 
17. “Cycles to Gehenna” by Aesop Rock 
16. “The House That Heaven Built” by Japandroids 
15. “Dirty Paws” by Of Monsters and Men 
14. “Miss Atomic Bomb” by The Killers 
13. “Pay In Blood” by Bob Dylan 
12. “Watch the Corners” by Dinosaur Jr. 
11. “Werewolf” by Fiona Apple 
10. “I Got Nothing” by Dum Dum Girls 
9. “Sixteen Saltines” by Jack White 
8. “Too Soon to Tell” by Todd Snider 
7. “Next Door Neighbor Blues” by Gary Clark Jr. 
6. “Thinkin Bout You” by Frank Ocean 
5. “Darkness” by Leonard Cohen 
4. “Reagan” by Killer Mike 
3. “Ho Hey” by The Lumineers 
2. “Land of 7 Billion Dances” by The Coup 
1. “Wrecking Ball” by Bruce Springsteen

And the year in d-baggery:

20. Barack Obama (NDAA and drones, among other things)
19. Lance Armstrong
18. Mike Huckabee (Saying horrible things all year, defending Todd Akin, etc.)
17. Jerry Sandusky and those who covered up/defended him at Penn State
16. Karl Rove
15. Suzanne Venker
14. Rush Limbaugh
13. George Zimmerman
12. Michele Bachmann (baiting Islamophobes all year, plus not paying her staff since they will not sign nondisclosure agreements)
11. John Boehner
10. Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes and for phone hacking and Fox News chicanery, plus Murdoch’s attempts to monopolize media domestically and internationally.
9. Mitt Romney
8. Paul Ryan
7. Richard Mourdock
6. Todd “Legitimate” Akin
5. Grover Norquist
4. Wayne LaPierre
3. NRA
2. Donald Trump
1. Congress

And there you have it!



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Cognitive Dissonance counts down the Top 25 Songs of 2011

I counted down my picks for the Top 25 Songs of 2011 on my radio show this Friday, and my pal Cameron (who really should write for Rolling Stone), counted down his Top 25 on my show Dec. 16th. I thought I’d share the two lists with the Tumblrverse.

Meg’s list (December 23, 2011)

25. “Victory Song” by Scott H. Biram
24. “All At Once” by The Airborne Toxic Event
23. “Senator” by Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks
22. “Don’t Owe You a Thang” by Gary Clark Jr.
21. “Just a Creep” by Dum Dum Girls
20. “Serve the People” by Handsome Furs
19. “Endless Summer” by The Jezabels
18. “Belong” by The Pains of Being Pure At Heart
17. “Estate Sale Sign” by The Mountain Goats
16. “The Words That Maketh Murder” by PJ Harvey
15. “Bug” by Wavves
14. “This Is Why We Fight” by The Decemberists
13. “Hell Broke Luce” by Tom Waits
12. “Come Back to Me” by The Rapture
11. “Get Away” by Yuck
10. “Holocene” by Bon Iver
09. “Shell Games” by Bright Eyes
08. “Lonely Boy” by The Black Keys
07. “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster the People
06. “Yonkers” by Tyler, the Creator
05. “Otis” by Kanye West & JAY Z, feat. Otis Redding
04. “Keep Your Heart” by TV on the Radio
03. “Lotus Flower” by Radiohead
02. “Shake It Out” by Florence + The Machine
01. “Video Games” by Lana Del Rey

Cameron’s list (Dec. 16th):

25. “Bad Karma” by Ida Maria
24. “Heart’s All Gone” by Blink 182
23. “Hell Broke Luce” by Tom Waits
22. “Shell Games” by Bright Eyes
21. “Every Night My Teeth Are Falling Out” by The Antlers
20. “Don’t Play No Game That I Can’t Win” by Beastie Boys featuring Santigold
19. “Get Away” by Yuck
18. “Dedication to My Ex (Miss That)” by Lloyd featuring André 3000 & Lil Wayne
17. “Perth” by Bon Iver
16. “Shoelaces” by The Submarines
15. “Sail” by AWOLNATION
14. “Under Cover of Darkness” by The Strokes
13. “Come Back to Me” by The Rapture
12. “What the Water Gave Me” by Florence + The Machine
11. “Holocene” by Bon Iver
10. “Otis” by  by Kanye West & JAY Z, feat. Otis Redding 
09. “Down By the Water” by The Decemberists
08. “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster the People
07. “Satellite” by The Kills
06. “Arlandria” by Foo Fighters
05. “Shake It Out” by Florence + The Machine
04. “Lotus Flower” by Radiohead
03. “How Come You Never Go There” by Feist
02. “Video Games” by Lana Del Rey
01. “Rolling in the Deep [Jamie xx Shuffle]” by Adele + Jamie xx featuring Childish Gambino

(Source: cognitivedissonance)

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