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The 20 Best Sad Bastard Songs of 2013

Whatever happened to the dude on Nathaniel Rateliffe’s cover for Falling Faster Than You Can Run, well, we predict many sad bastard nights in his future. Folks, you know the image above well, and it can’t be good. She gone. However, there is hope for him to recover! (Sad drum roll…) Like we did last … Read more

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The 20 Best Sad Bastard Songs of 2012

That, my friends, must be the saddest album cover of 2012. And Glen Hansard: I love you, man, but you’re a sad bastard. And so am I. But let me clarify: sad music makes me happy. I have heard your calls to not listen to sad music when I am down. But I ask you … Read more

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The Best Songs of 2011 | 100 – 76

Yup. It’s that time of year again, and frankly, lists like these really need no introduction. The four of us who contribute to Speakers in Code (Darren, Jason, Matt, and me, the lone female, Katie) spend a lot of our free time investigating new music over the course of each year, and these 100 songs … Read more

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Video | Matthew Mayfield – Fire Escape

Back in April, we talked to Matthew Mayfield about his latest album, Now You’re Free, and we told you how we just couldn’t stop listening to songs like “Element” and “Missed Me.” Well, here’s another gem off that same album, and it’s got a video that features Brittany Snow. Oh yes. Enjoy.

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Video | Matthew Mayfield – Missed Me

Here’s one to warm up your Monday, wherever you are. If you haven’t discovered Matthew Mayfield yet (read our interview with him here), he released a beautiful album called Now You’re Free earlier this year, and it’s quickly becoming a favorite of ours. The video below features one of its best songs, “Missed Me;” it’s … Read more

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Matthew Mayfield (The Interview)

Every year, it happens. And every year, I’m still surprised. An artist like Matthew Mayfield will come out of seemingly nowhere and enrich my life, plunging me into a world where I only listen to his songs for a few days or weeks. I always think there will be a final time where I’ll feel … Read more