The Unskippables

Tyler McCauley
The five songs you need to hear each week
Created 03 Aug 2021
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  • The year a fake band made my Best Of
    14 Dec 2021 • 4 min read
    Welcome to the last Unskippables of 2021! Thanks everyone for subscribing and reading this year - I’ll be back in January with more Extremely Good Opinions! But first - the time I was tricked into lik...
  • Your 2021 Unskippables WRAPPED
    07 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    Just kidding, it’s the same as everyone else’s! Sorry, no bestie slang from us. This week kicks off ~Best of 2021 List~ season in earnest, and we’re off to the races to see whose narrative of the year...
  • 2021 Best Of Lists
    07 Dec 2021 • 1 min read
    I’m keeping track of these so you don’t have to - it’s BEST OF season, baby!!! Flagging the interesting ones up top. I’m biased!! Noz’s YouTube playlist of his best rap of the year Deep Voices’ 100 Be...
  • Hyperpop goes Canadian indie
    30 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    Hi! You may have noticed that as you’re reading this email, it’s Tuesday! I’m changing up when I’ll be in your inbox, mostly for extra time to parse through everything dropping on Friday, but also may...
  • Live every week like it's Adele week (none of these are Adele songs)
    19 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    Welcome to the Unskippables, where we’re not trying to fix you. Jeremy Gordon @jeremypgordon Always thought that repeating a tweet’s wording to highlight its absurdity was a cheap ploy to seem clever ...
  • These Songs Are Post-Everything
    12 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    Hello, welcome to the Unskippables (10 Minute Taylor Version). This week I was taken by Hanson O’Haver’s piece on the post-ironic world of taste and consumption in Gawker this week. I can’t TL;DR it a...
  • None Of These Songs Are NFTs
    05 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Hi everyone! Welcome to the Unskippables, where we’re all a deluxe reissue of ourselves. If you’re in New York, like me, you have a new Mayor! And right on cue, he dove right into Extremely New York M...
  • The 35 Year Olds Afraid of Island Boy
    29 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Hello, welcome to the Unskippables, where we’re all in the Tron sequel starring ABBA. It’s Halloween week, meaning it’s “Christmas music eve” for us Americans. Cherish your time with the Monster Mash,...
  • Jarvis Cocker and the Neverending Cowbell
    22 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    Hello! Welcome to the Unskippables, where the tracks are mostly fresh and we’re all about the ambient stress lifestyle. A few fun notable reads and releases before we get to this week’s Unskippables: ...
  • Adele Asks For Very Little
    15 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    It’s Adele day! After much teasing, guessing, and Deuxmoi blind items about Adele’s new single, “Easy On Me” came out today. The song is a piano-led torch ballad about love and loss with a surprising ...
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