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  • Podcast 1

    MEB Podcast: Episode 21 – Festival Season Approachin’

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/206137065″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome back to the Mind Equals Blown! After a few weeks off, Nick and MJ are back to talk about summer ...

    On May 19, 2015 / By
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    MEB Podcast: Episode 20 – Nick & MJ Go To The Movies

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/203067053″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome back to the Mind Equals Blown Podcast! For this episode, we decided to mix things up and talk about movies. ...

    On April 29, 2015 / By
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    MEB Podcast: Episode 19 – EOTY Re-Do

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/200877501″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome back to the Mind Equals Blown Podcast! This week, Nick and Connor are joined by Jackson Balling to discuss changes ...

    On April 15, 2015 / By
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    Celtic Punk Invasion @ Irving Plaza

    I’ve been a fan of the Dropkick Murphys for many years. I am also a Yankees fan and that conflict of interest came to ahead at the Celtic ...

    On April 8, 2015 / By
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    MEB Podcast: Episode 18 – Tidal May Or May Not Be The Illuminati

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/199758426″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome to the Mind Equals Blown podcast! Nick’s computer is back after its sudden and tragic death derailed last week’s episode ...

    On April 8, 2015 / By
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    MEB Podcast: Episode 17 – We Want Rock Bands! // Texas Over Everything

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/197658209″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome back to the Mind Equals Blown Podcast! This week Connor and MJ were busy covering South By So What in ...

    On March 25, 2015 / By
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    MEB Podcast: Episode 16 – Ronnie Radke, 7-Inch Box Sets, And Other Awful Things

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/196405894″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome back to the Mind Equals Blown Podcast! This week, Nick, Connor, and MJ discuss Ronnie Radke’s interesting interpretation of a ...

    On March 18, 2015 / By
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    MEB Podcast: Episode 15 – In Defense Of

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/195102060″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]   Welcome back to the Mind Equals Blown Podcast! This week Nick, Connor, and MJ hit on a few news items, ...

    On March 11, 2015 / By
  • Podcast 5

    MEB Podcast: Episode 14 – To The Stars…With Your Money

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/194123167″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome back to the Mind Equals Blown Podcast! This week, Nick, Connor, and MJ discuss Tom Delonge putting up a preorder ...

    On March 4, 2015 / By
  • MEB Mixtape 2

    MEB Playlist: Soundtrack To My Freezing

    Welcome to MEB Playlists, a new feature where we will showcase some of our favorite tracks. We’ll have everything from themed playlists to musician’s choices, so press play ...

    On March 2, 2015 / By
  • Podcast 3

    MEB Podcast: Episode 13 – Remember To Feel Real

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/192891941″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome back to the Mind Equals Blown Podcast! This week, Connor returns to join Nick and MJ to discuss a wide ...

    On February 25, 2015 / By
  • Podcast 4

    MEB Podcast: Episode 12 – If You’re Listening To This Podcast, It’s Too Late

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/191717639″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome back to the Mind Equals Blown Podcast! On this week’s episode, Nick and MJ are joined by Jackson Balling to ...

    On February 18, 2015 / By
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    MEB Podcast: Ep. 11 – Pop Punk Is A Cult

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/190514672″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome back to the MEB Podcast! This week, Nick, Connor, and MJ follow-up a bit on their Blink-182 conversation from last ...

    On February 11, 2015 / By
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    MEB Podcast: Episode 10 – TOM. IS. OUT.

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/189378098″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome back to the Mind Equals Blown Podcast! In this week’s episode Nick, Connor, and MJ discuss the Blink-182 craziness that ...

    On February 4, 2015 / By
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    MEB Podcast: Episode 9 – Fall Out Boy

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/188229697″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome back to the Mind Equals Blown Podcast! In this week’s episode, Nick, Connor, and MJ discuss all things Fall Out ...

    On January 28, 2015 / By
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    MEB Podcast: Episode 8 – How We Listen To Music

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/189557328″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] This week on the Mind Equals Blown Podcast, Nick, Connor, and Jackson discuss listening to full albums vs singles and why ...

    On January 21, 2015 / By
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    MEB Podcast: Episode 7 – Crowdfunding and Most Anticipated

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/189557356″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] This week, Nick, Connor, and MJ are joined by one of our wonderful editors Alexa! They start with a discussion on ...

    On January 14, 2015 / By
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    MEB Podcast – Episode 6: EOTY & The MEBBIES

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/189550513″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome back to the Mind Equals Blown Podcast! For our first episode of the new year, Nick and MJ decided to ...

    On January 7, 2015 / By
  • EOTY Lists 0

    Adit’s Top In 2014

    Hello everyone! For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Adit Ahmed, and I’ve been with Mind Equals Blown since July of this past year. It has ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Norman’s Top In 2014

    This is MEBBIES’ finest. You rewind this, MEB’s behind this. 10. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Piñata 9. Ab-Soul – These Days… 8. T.I. – Paperwork 7. G-Eazy ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Jackson’s Top In 2014

    2014 was a year ripe with excellent records for every season and emotion, and now that the year is over I am once again surrounded by a collection ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Sharan’s Top In 2014

    2014 has been a stellar year in music. I have seen artists change their sound, grow into first class musicians, and explore other genres. This has been a ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Murjani’s Top In 2014

    2014 was definitely a revival of music in my eyes. You had bands making comebacks to bands giving tearful goodbyes. There’s SO much music out there and so ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Gene’s Top In 2014

    It was all a blur. 10. Tigers Jaw – Charmer 9. The Copyrights – Report 8. Fucked Up – Glass Boys 7. Strand Of Oaks – Heal 6. ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Emma’s Top In 2014

    2014 has certainly been quite the year for music, and being a music journalist makes it a lot more interesting. I’ve been introduced to so many amazing musicians ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Craig’s Top In 2014

    This has been a gorgeous year for albums and one that makes this list tough. This is the seventh version of this list, so go easy on me ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Jeremy’s Top In 2014

    2013 ruled so hard, and 2014 kinda…didn’t. Oh, sure, there were some great records released, but there was an awful lot of half-arsed middle-of-the-road stuff and even more ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Eli’s Top In 2014

    2014 may not have been the best year for music, but it certainly was an eventful one. Reunions, breakups, an entire U2 album suddenly on our phones for ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Connor’s Top In 2014

    I find myself saying “this was an excellent year for music”, when in reality, there’s rarely a bad year for it. 2014 proved to be the same in ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Heather’s Top In 2014

    There were so many great albums that were released year and it definitely took me a while to narrow them down. Here are the albums that I felt ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Nick’s Top In 2014

    In all honesty, I wanted to put “Problem” by Ariana Grande in every blank, but there were things called “rules” and “guidelines” and “the fear that everyone would ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Top Albums Of 2014 – Art Clickgrid

    To complement The 2013 MEBBIES and our individual end of the year lists, we’ve compiled a list of our staff-wide favorite albums for the year. Each staff member ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    The 2014 MEBBIES

    2014 is over, and we have lots of music to show for it. What follows is a list of the best (and worst) of the year, as voted ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Tim’s Top In 2014

    10. Crowder – Neon Steeple 9. The Hotelier – Home, Like Noplace Is There 8. Beartooth – Disgusting 7. From Indian Lakes – Absent Sounds 6. Silent Planet ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Drew’s Top In 2014

    10. Into Infernus – The End Of Eden 9. Sunwalker – Full Circle 8. Thantifaxath – Sacred White Noise 7. Archspire – The Lucid Collective 6. Insomnium – ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Top Albums Of 2014

    It’s nearing the end of December, and we’ve made our way through another year of music. Check out what the MEB staff has kept on repeat throughout 2014 ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Jacob’s Top In 2014

    Before, during or after looking at my lists, check out What’s Good In 2014. I listened to a ton of music this year, and that’s more or less ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    MEB Podcast – Episode 5

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/189547903″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]   Welcome to episode 5 of the Mind Equals Blown Podcast! This week, Nick, Connor and MJ discuss the Grammy nominations, ...

    On December 10, 2014 / By
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    MEB Podcast: Episode 4 – (*Fin)

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/189545280″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome to episode 4 of the Mind Equals Blown Podcast! This week, Nick, Connor and MJ discuss Anberlin’s career, from their ...

    On November 26, 2014 / By
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    MEB Podcast Episode 3

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/189543702″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome to episode 3 of the Mind Equals Blown Podcast! This week, fellow staffer Craig Roxburgh joins Nick and MJ to ...

    On November 12, 2014 / By
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    MEB Podcast: Episode 2 – Ten Year Anniversaries

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/189541782″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome to episode 2 of the Mind Equals Blown Podcast! This week, Nick, Connor, and M.J. discuss their favorite records that ...

    On October 29, 2014 / By
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    MEB Podcast: Episode 1- Fall Releases

    [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/172188934?secret_token=s-kg044″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Welcome to episode #1 of the Mind Equals Blown Podcast! This week, Nick, Connor, and MJ discuss some highly anticipated records ...

    On October 15, 2014 / By
  • Editorials 1

    Top Albums of 2014 So Far

    It’s July 1st, which means we’re halfway through another year of music. Check out what the MEB staff has kept on repeat over the first part of 2014 ...

    On July 1, 2014 / By
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    MEB Ranks: Favorite Live Show

    There is one thing that will forever differentiate the real music fans, from the fakers (posers, what-have-you) – and that is their undying love for their favorite band’s ...

    On May 5, 2014 / By
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    MEB Ranks: Best Hidden Tracks

    Back for another round – after adding several new staff members to Mind Equals Blown, I decided to bring a few of them in on the rank-action. The hiatus ...

    On April 14, 2014 / By
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    MEB Ranks: Favorite Musicians We’ve Met

      This month, our staff decided to do something a little bit different with our ranks. The majority of us have met some influential musicians in our lives ...

    On February 19, 2014 / By
  • EOTY Lists 1

    Jacob’s Top In 2013

    Before, during or after looking at my lists, check out What’s Good In 2013. I listened to a ton of music this year, and that’s more or less ...

    On January 1, 2014 / By
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    Eli’s Top In 2013

    10. Twenty One Pilots – Vessel 9. Dance Gavin Dance – Acceptance Speech 8. Queens Of The Stone Age – …Like Clockwork 7. Danny Brown – Old 6. ...

    On January 1, 2014 / By
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    Johnny’s Top In 2013

    10. Goldhouse – Back To Life 9. The Devil Wears Prada – 8:18 8. Norma Jean – Wrongdoers 7. The Flaming Lips – The Terror 6. Bring Me ...

    On January 1, 2014 / By
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    Top Albums Of 2013 – Art Clickgrid

    To complement The 2013 MEBBIES and our individual end of the year lists, we’ve compiled a list of our staff-wide favorite albums for the year. Each staff member ...

    On January 1, 2014 / By