Every week so far

(click on the band name to see all posts in chronological order)

Week #183: Laura Studarus on Jens Lekman

Week #182: Jillian Nichols on David Bowie (in the 1970s)

Week #181: Brittney T. on Demi Lovato

Week #180: Elisabeth Sanders on Kesha

Week #179: Geoffrey Stueven on Frida Hyvönen

Week #178: Helen Ross on Joni Mitchell

Week #177: Rob H. Dawson on Sufjan Stevens

Week #176: Luisa Lopez on Carly Rae Jepsen

Week #175: Tyler Sonnichsen on The Ergs!

Week #174: Irving Pham on Beulah

Week #173: David Wolfson on Oneohtrix Point Never

Week #172: James Rettig on Tegan and Sara

Week #171: Lisa Lagace on Bob Dylan

Week #170: Philip Cosores on Grandaddy

Week #169: Will Adams on Imogen Heap

Week #168: Megan Harrington on Daniel Lanois

Week #167: Kurt Gottschalk on Paul McCartney & Wings

Week #166: Merle-Friederike Benisek on Alela Diane

Week #165: Alexander Tulett on Coheed and Cambria

Week #164: Heidi Gillstrom on Sparks

Week #163: Daniella D. on One Direction

Week #162: Arielle Sallai on The Clientele

Week #161: Aly S. on My Chemical Romance

Week #160: Amulya Tadimety on The Strokes

Week #159: Joy Merten on Swans

Week #158: Russ Marshalek on Tori Amos

Week #157: Michael Lawrence on Phil Elverum (The Microphones & Mount Eerie)

Week #156: Elisabeth Sanders on Little Mix

Week #155: Caitlin Kenney on The Strokes

Week #154: Matthew Carney on The Flaming Lips

Week #153: Tiana Feng on Ohbijou

Week #152: Sean Rose on Backstreet Boys

Week #151: Jordan Mainzer on Yo La Tengo

Week #149 & #150: Stop Making Sense (Theme Week)

Week #148: Isabel Cole on Britney Spears

Week #147: Jonathan Bogart on Gloria Estefan

Week #146: Naman Saraiya on The Supersonics

Week #145: Kat Stevens on The Fall

Week #144: Dayna Evans on The Dodos

Week #143: Colin Joyce on Slowdive

Week #142: Tom Hawking on Manic Street Preachers

Week #141: Shea Corrigan on Arctic Monkeys

Week #140: Anaïs Escobar Mathers on Rilo Kiley

Week #138 & #139: Dave Bloom & the OWOB Street Band on Bruce Springsteen

Week #137: Jamieson Cox on Deerhunter

Week #136: Katie Chow on Vampire Weekend

Week #135: Anna Lauren Hoffmann on Jackson Browne

Week #134: Bruno Natal on Sons do Brasil (Brazilian music round-up)

Week #133: Melanie Killingsworth on Brandi Carlile

Week #132: David Brennan on Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Week #131: Colin Small on Gucci Mane

Week #130: Katherine St. Asaph on Kate Bush (The Red Shoes)

Week #129: Jill Krajewski on Nine Inch Nails

Week #128: Tess McGeer on Taylor Swift

Week #127: Claire Lobenfeld on Katy Perry

Week #126: Jessica Doyle on X

Week #125: Matt Carr on Tom Petty

Week #124: Zan Romanoff on Hanson

Week #123: Giselle Nguyen on Simon & Garfunkel

Week #122: Scott Interrante on Sondre Lerche

Week #121: Nandini Ramachandran on Soulmate

Week #120: Sophie Weiner on Joanna Newsom

Week #119: Jon Blistein on Lynyrd Skynyrd

Week #118: Kimberly Huston on Morrissey (solo & The Smiths)

Week #117: Danice Sison on Teenage Fanclub

Week #116: William B. Swygart on Robbie Williams

Week #115: Daniel VanZandt on Neil Young

Week #114: Julie Schlembach on My Morning Jacket

Week #113: Paula Mejia on The Velvet Underground

Week #112: B Michael Payne on Silver Jews

Week #111: Jesse Richman on The Maine

Week #110: Max Mertens on Bloc Party

Week #109: Ari Lipsitz on Muse

Week #108: Phil Coldiron on Phish

Week #107: Lauren Rearick & Kerry Butcher on Grizzly Bear

Week #106: Luis Paez-Pumar on Sunset Rubdown

Week #105: Jeff Daily on Townes van Zandt

Week #104: Katherine Spencer on Bee Gees

Week #103: Vikram Murthi on Modest Mouse

Week #102: Gina Pensiero on The Fiery Furnaces

Week #101: Drew Millard on R. Kelly

Week #99 & #100: Songs of Love and Hate (Theme Week)

Week #98: Ryan Foley on Van Morrison

Week #97: Griffin Bur on No Trend

Week #96: Kevin Broydrick on Smashing Pumpkins

Week #95: Sabina Tang on The Libertines

Week #94: Jill Krajewski on U2 (in the 1990s)

Week #93: Amy Granzin on The Beta Band

Week #92: Nick Murray on The Black Eyed Peas

Week #91: Mark Sinker on Adam and the Ants

Week #90: Erika Villani on Stevie Nicks

Week #89: Chris Yates on Beastie Boys

Week #88: Sarah Fonder on PJ Harvey

Week #87: James Yeo on Black Sabbath

Week #86: Sean R. Nyffeler on The Beach Boys (The early years)

Week #85: Jordan Mainzer on St. Vincent

Week #84: Hazel Robinson on Meat Loaf

Week #83: Alex Wisgard on Big Star

Week #82: Iain Mew on Coldplay

Week #81: Clem Bastow on AC/DC

Week #80: Scott Woods on Bryan Ferry

Week #79: Ryan Maffei on The Go-Betweens

Week #78: Colin Leonard on Lightning Bolt

Week #77: David Turner on Lil Wayne

Week #76: Daniella Joseph on Radiohead

Week #75: Chris Ott on The Cure

Week #74: Joey Pfeifer on Weezer

Week #73: Michael T. Fournier on Black Flag

Week #72: Sady Doyle on Fiona Apple

Week #71: Kat Stevens on Elastica

Week #70: Brittany Alderfer on The Style Council

Week #69: Tom Ewing on ABBA

Week #68: Chelsea Spear on O Positive

Week #67: Rikki Reynolds on blink-182

Week #66: Josh Kopin on The National

Week #65: Zach Kelly on Liars

Week #64: Blanca Méndez on Shakira

Week #63: Hendrik Jasnoch on Tocotronic

Week #62: “Mr. Universe" on Astronautalis

Week #61: Joe Bonomo on Hoodoo Gurus

Week #60: Maxwell Cavaseno on Deftones

Week #59: Jake Mohan on Genesis (The classic era)

Week #58: David Grossman on Guided by Voices

Week #57: Alexander Ostroff on Patrick Wolf

Week #56: Zach Lyon on Ke$ha

Week #55: Patrick St. Michel on Perfume

Week #54: Jonathan Bernstein on Drive-By Truckers

Week #53: David Greenwald on The Softies

Week #52: Courtney Smith on Death Cab for Cutie

Week #51: Michelle Myers on Jay-Z

Week #50: B Michael Payne on Kanye West

Week #49: Sabina Tang on Charlotte Gainsbourg

Week #48: Sebastian Stirling on Silkworm

Week #47: Closing Time (Theme Week)

Week #46: Rafa García Febles on R.E.M. (post-Bill Berry)

Week #45: Karin Kross on Delia Derbyshire & the BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Week #44: Ian Mathers on Underworld

Week #43: Blake Grindon on The White Stripes

Week #42: Claire Lobenfeld on Blonde Redhead

Week #41: Nick Minichino on Betty Hutton

Week #40: Brad Shoup on Gary Glitter

Week #39: RJ Wheaton on Portishead

Week #38: Genevieve Oliver on Architecture in Helsinki

Week #37: Thom Gibbs on Fugazi

Week #36: Spencer Owen on Laurie Anderson

Week #35: David Munk on Gentle Giant

Week #34: Jamieson Cox on Beyoncé

Week #33: Michael Saba on Fall Out Boy

Week #32: Evan Minsker on Ty Segall

Week #31: Dean Van Nguyen on Curtis Mayfield

Week #30: Sandip Biswas on Death from Above 1979

Week #29: Jonathan Bogart on Duke Ellington and his Orchestra

Week #28: Matthew Lawrence on Pet Shop Boys

Week #27: Judd Staley on Spoon

Week #26: Michele Catalano on Queens of the Stone Age

Week #25: Martin Douglas on No Age

Week #24: Matthew Harris on Björk

Week #23: Sean McTiernan on NoMeansNo

Week #22: Ian McDuffie on David Bowie (in the 1990s)

Week #21: Dave Bloom on Jeff Buckley

Week #20: Jake Cleland on The Hold Steady

Week #19: Maura Johnston on Kelly Clarkson

Week #18: Mike Barthel on Hole

Week #17: Brian Wall on Ted Leo & the Pharmacists

Week #16: Isabel Cole on Liz Phair

Week #15: Michaela Drapes on 10,000 Maniacs

Week #14: Daniel Kolitz on Mark Kozelek

Week #13: Sara Miller on Okkervil River

Week #12: Katherine St Asaph on Stina Nordenstam

Week #11: Lisa Ann Cassidy on R.E.M. (I.R.S.-era)

Week #10: Kat Bee on Hüsker Dü

Week #9: Tom Ewing on The KLF

Week #8: Brent Sower on Paramore

Week #7: Ari Mygatt on of Montreal

Week #6: Michael Saba on The Mountain Goats

Week #5: Jonathan Bogart on Faces

Week #4: Brad Nelson on Ulver

Week #3: Rob Huff on Curve

Week #2: Andrew Necci on Buffalo Tom

Week #1: Jeremy Gordon on The Replacements