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  • Other Music Staff Picks for 2012

    While all eyes and ears at the shop are fixed upon the upcoming releases of 2013, we're taking one last glance at the year just passed -- here you'll find the Other Music staff's personal favorites of 2012. We also thought it would be fun to include picks from some of our longtime store regulars as well as a few of our recent Customers of the Month. We hope 2013 is off to a good start for you and we look forward to sharing lots of great music, both new and old, in this New Year. Anastasia Cohen (Other Music...

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  • Other Music's 30 Best of 2012

    Because 2012 may go down in music history for producing such a great crop of new albums, Other Music had to run a top 30 instead of our usual 25. Or maybe the year will be remembered for something else, but we couldn't narrow our list down any further, so 30 it is -- plus the first two awesome albums on our new Other imprint, and 30 stellar reissues. There is no science to our picks, it's just a bunch of record nerds sitting around, talking about all the great new music we heard this year that has stuck with...

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  • When Beer & Music Collide

    In case you missed last night's Google+ hangout with Dogfish Head Brewery founder and president Sam Calagione, author and social media guru Chris Brogan, and Other Music's Amanda, Duane and Josh, it's streaming on YouTube. It was a great exchange with all involved having explored Dogfish Head's music-inspired series of beers beforehand -- Bitches Brew (Miles Davis), Hellhound on My Ale (Robert Johnson), Olde School (the Mekons), and Postive Contact (Deltron 3030) -- while listening to the respective artist that the brew had been paired with. Afterwards, everyone got together for a fun, and often hilarious hour-long video chat, talking (and drinking) beer...

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