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Why waste time watching a full-length early 2000s music video when you could watch the gif version?

How Well Do You Know Your Classic* Music Videos?

November 09, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Let’s face it: We millennials have the attention span of a goldfish. We’re not interested in anything that takes longer than 5 seconds to do [insert sex joke here], so why waste time watching a full-length music video when you could watch the gif version?

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We did a power hour while listening to one minute of the top 60 songs of 2005.

2005 in Music: A Power Hour Review

October 08, 2014 / by / 6 Comments

Each week for the next 10 weeks, we will be doing a power hour while listening to one minute of the top 60 songs of the each of the last ten years. Don’t ask us why, it just felt like it was really important that we do this. Next up: 2005.

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We did a power hour while listening to one minute of the top 60 songs of 2004.

2004 in Music: A Power Hour Review

September 29, 2014 / by / 18 Comments

Each week for the next 10 weeks, I or someone else on the National Ave staff will be doing a power hour while listening to one minute of the top 60 songs of the each of the last ten years. Don’t ask us why, it just felt like it was really important that we do this. First up: 2004.

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The National Mix: The Hits (and misses) of 2004

February 16, 2014 / by / 24 Comments

Each week we ask our writers to submit two songs for a given theme. This week, in honor of the tenth anniversary of College Dropout, we had our writers reflect on two songs that either have turned or will turn ten in 2014.

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