christmas music

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Bored of Carols? Here's A Christmas Techno Record

Rebel Yell's new EP 'Jingle Yell' is weird, silly, and beautifully festive. Maybe save it for after Christmas lunch, though.
Shaad D’Souza
12.19.18
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Over 200 British Pubs Will Refuse to Play Wham!'s 'Last Christmas' This Month

In the unlikely event that the song comes on, drinkers at Fuller's can expect a beer on the house.
Bettina Makalintal
12.14.18
christmas music

Let's Invent a New Genre of Christmas Music

There are only a few good Christmas songs, and it's impossible to add to the canon. So we propose something new, something that can include Gucci Mane, The Germs, and Gillian Welch. We suggest Neo-Christmas music.
Drew Schwartz
12.25.17
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The Best Christmas Music Knows This Is a Sad Time of Year

While holiday tunes generally reflect the season's kitschiness, there's a lot that recognizes the emotional undertow of this time of year.
Rob Zacny
12.18.17
New music

Here Are Some Christmas Songs In the Style of the 'Twin Peaks' Soundtrack

Presenting: Jherek Bischoff's "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire Walk with Me," a title so good I don't even have to make a joke about it.
Lauren O'Neill
12.18.17
Film

Watch a Cute Claymation Penguin Play a One-Man Christmas Show

Because it’s not really the holidays without adorable claymation animals.
Beckett Mufson
12.24.16
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What Your Favorite Christmas Song Says About You

There is no genre of music worse than Christmas music. Here's an objectively correct list of what your favorite shitty song says about your shitty self.
Jordan Foisy
12.18.16
Holy Shit

Dej Loaf and Kodak Black Come Together for Holiday Love Song, "All I Want For Christmas"

The two rappers share what they're grateful for.
Noisey Staff
12.15.16
'Tis the Season

Dolly Parton's "Hard Candy Christmas" Is the Real-as-Hell Christmas Song We All Need Sometimes

We delude ourselves when we begin to think that a holiday might have all the answers, but "Hard Candy Christmas" is ideal beause it celebrates the hope that comes with merely asking the questions.
Kyle Kramer
12.25.15
Holy Shit

Sadie Dupuis of Speedy Ortiz Made a New Christmas Song Called "krampus (in love)"

"All I want is solitude. Gift me reprise from you and you."
Kyle Kramer
12.24.15
'Tis the Season

This 1960s TV Show Spin-off Record Is the Classic Christmas Album You've Never Heard

This is the story behind 'From David Frost and Billy Taylor, Merry Christmas,' a far more adventurous and spiritual album than a TV show spin-off had any right to be.
Daniel Montesinos-Donaghy
12.22.15
Music

Grappling with Nostalgia at Mariah Carey's Christmas Concert

On one hand, I really wanted to give myself over to Mariah's magical Christmas dream; on the other hand, I kind of hated myself for being so damn sentimental.
Wilbert L. Cooper
12.17.15
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