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May 10, 2012

Something Was In The Water At Florence + The Machine’s Show [REVIEW]

I don’t think that anyone can question that Florence Welch has tremendous pipes and could probably break the stained-glass windows...

Apr 26, 2012

In The Mixtape: Barack Obama, “Rack City,” and Reality Mania

What’s up COED Nation! I’m back! Sorry I have been gone for a hot minute. I am still cooling down...

Apr 6, 2012

In The Mixtape: Guns and Roses HOF, The Return of Kanye, and Slaughterhouse

What’s up COED Nation! This is my pre-Coachella version of “In the Mixtape.” That’s right, that’s right. Your boy Al...

Mar 29, 2012

In The Mixtape: Winter Music Conference, Aerosmith, Jack White’s Solo Gig

What’s up COED nation! I hope you’ve enjoyed your week so far. I know we did. Austin, Texas got ripped...

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Mar 18, 2012

In The Mixtape: The Boss, Southern Madness, The Pauly D Project

What’s up COED Nation?! Are you feeling the Madness? I LOVE this time of year. Nothing beats the excitement and...

In The Mixtape: The Notorious MC, Team Christina, Festival Updates [VIDEO]

What’s good COED Nation? Yesterday, March 9th, isalways a semi-difficult day for me. March 9th is the anniversary of the...

Mar 10, 2012

In The Mixtape: Fallon’s Pearl Jam Linsanity, DMX’s Return, Diddy’s Dunk Assist [VIDEOS]

Last week, Alanis Morissette's "You Oughta Know" edged out Foo Fighters' "Rope" and Grouplove's "Spun" to win top Song of the Week honors. In this week's Mixtape, we take a look at Chris Brown & Rihanna's controversial collabos, DMX's return, Jimmy Fallon's spoof of Pearl Jam's "Jeremy", Lil Wayne's signing of Limp Bizkit, and tracks from Alabama Shakes and Sharon Van Etten. Click through to read, listen, and vote.

Feb 26, 2012

In the Mixtape: Bonnaroo Lineup, Chris Brown’s Pick Up Line, Green Day’s New Album

Blue by First Aid Kit, It's So Hard by Big Pun, Hol' Up by Kendrick Lamar TIED for top song of the week honors in our last edition of "In the Mixtape". This week's release features tracks from the late great Whitney Houston, Alanis Morissette, Foo Fighters, Grouplove, and Broken Social Scene. Music Man Al Jones takes a look at the Bonnaroo lineup, DMB's upcoming tour, Green Day's upcoming album, and the ridiculousness that is Chris Brown. Click to read more and to vote for your favorite song!

Feb 19, 2012

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Feb 13, 2012

Did Whitney Houston Have The Greatest Voice of All? [POLL]

I will always love Whitney Houston. That voice, ooh that sweet, strong, melodic, unparalleled, majestic voice. Whitney Houston had the...

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Feb 12, 2012

In The Mixtape: RIP Whitney Houston, S’Cowell’s X-Employees, Converse Kicks It

Last week, Fiona Apple edged out Ellie Goulding to take Top Song of the Week honors. This week, we feature tracks from First Aid Kit, Sharon Van Etten, Kendrick Lamar, Big Pun, and Electric Guest along with a look back at the passing of Whitney Houston, Simon Cowell's cuts, and a peek ahead at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards. Click to get in the mixtape.

Feb 3, 2012

In the Mixtape: RIP Don Cornelius, Fiona Apple’s Back, Grammys Are Comin’ [VIDEOS]

COED Nation, what’s good in your world? Welcome to another edition of Al Jones’ Songs of the Week. Hope you...

Jan 25, 2012

In The Mixtape: Seal’s Split, The Boss’s Ball, and Gold Guns Girls

Last week, Big Sean beat out Lana Del Rey as the top vote getter for your favorite song of the week. In this week's edition of In the Mixtape, we give you stuff you might've missed, top songs from Metric, M83, Gotye, The Shins, and Grand Puba, and a look ahead at upcoming events in the world of music. Click to read, listen, and vote.

Jan 19, 2012

Lana Del Rey on SNL, Blue Ivy’s No B*tch, Idol & The Boss [THIS WEEK IN MUSIC]

This Week In Music, we preview some songs by Big Sean, Atlas Genius, Fun, Lana Del Rey, and Common. We've also added two new features: one that takes a look at some of the most important music news you may have missed; the other that looks forward at some upcoming music hotness. As always, don't forget to vote for your favorite Song of the Week in our poll at the bottom.

Jan 10, 2012

Calvin Feels Close, GroupLove’s Tongue Tied, The Decemberists Fight [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

COED Nation what is good in the hood? Happy New Year! I hope you guys enjoyed my first year with...

Dec 19, 2011

The Top 30 Songs of 2011 [VIDEOS]

2011 was a great year for music. Multiple genres - from indie rock to rap to pop to country - all had huge years. We saw the emergence of brand new power players (Adele, LMFAO), consistency from the staples (Kayne West, Rihanna, Lady Antebellum, Foo Fighters), solid debuts from important breakthrough artists, (Foster the People, Frank Ocean) and quality sophomore releases from breaking stars (Bon Iver, Drake). We got introduced to Spotify and the cloud. Music even brought an influx of reality TV shows all geared towards finding the next best thing in music (X-Factor, The Voice, American Idol). Click through to see Al Jones' Top 30 Songs of 2011.

Dec 7, 2011

Avicii Fades, Flo Rida’s Feelin’ Good, Wilco’s Whole Love [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Chiddy Bang's "Ray Charles" won top honors in our last SOTW poll, beating out Chris Brown's "All Back". Beating might not be the best choice of words when "Chris Brown" is in the same sentence. Anyway, this week's nominations include jams from Avicii, Flo Rida, Wilco, Bon Iver, and The Band Perry. What? Country? We know, it's scary. Check out which tracks made the cut then vote for your favorite after the jump-off.

Nov 23, 2011

Janelle Monae’s Wondaland, Chris Brown’s Back, Chiddy Bang’s Ray Charles [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Last week, we had a tie between And It Spread by The Avett Brothers and Drake's Crew Love. Just goes to show how diverse our listening palate's are at COED. In this week's edition of Al Jones' SOTW, we feature tracks from Janelle Monae, Wild Flag, Chris Brown, Chiddy Bang, and Blitzen Trapper. Take a listen then vote for your favorite after the jump!

Nov 19, 2011

Drake Takes Care, Good Husbands Are In Bloom, Avett Bros Spread It On [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Apparently, you guys "Love Lamp", the joint by Red, Gold, & Green because they crushed the competition in last week's SOTW poll. This week, we try to make you forget about Occupy Wall Street and Ped State with tracks from Drake, Mumford and Sons, David Byrne and the Dirty Projectors, The Avett Brothers, and the Good Husbands. Take a listen then vote for your favorite after the jump! Jump!

Nov 9, 2011

R.E.M. Belongs, RDGLDGRN Loves Lamp, Freaks & Geeks [Songs of the Week]

Last week, Passion Pit's "Swimming in the Flood" bested the competition with more than 60% of the total vote. However, today, we're mourning the loss of Heavy D who died at the young age of 44. While we don't feature any of his music in this edition of Songs of the Week, we do shine the spotlight on tracks from REM, Red Gold & Green, Childish Gambino, The Black Keys, and Florence + the Machin. Take a listen then vote for your favorite after the jump.

Nov 3, 2011

Passion Pit’s Flood, Nicki Minaj’s Super (B)ass, Ghostface Killah’s Onederful [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Who's ready for a fresh new round of Songs of the Week? Last week, we saw T.I. watch the throne with Hova and 'Ye with his remix of "N****s In Paris." We need a new king though, so that's why we need you to vote! This week, we got tracks from Nicki Minaj, Tupac favorite Bruce Hornsby, James Morrison, Ghostface Killah, and Passion Pit. Check out which songs made the cut then vote for your favorite after the jump!

Oct 27, 2011

Rihanna Found Love, Kanye & Jay-Z In Paris, Metric’s Alive [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

We're about to enter the fourth quarter for music and should be seeing a lot new releases coming out soon. Coldplay, Drake, Florence + the Machine, and Rihanna are all releasing some new cuts, some of which have been included on a very hot Songs of the Week. Last week, Pretty Lights really got it going with their song "Finally Moving". This week, we feature songs by Rihanna, Phantogram, Coldplay, Kanye, Hova, TI, and Metric. Check out which ones made the cut then vote for your favorite after the jump! Get involved. Every vote counts.

Oct 12, 2011

I Need Some Pretty Lights, Feisty Sleigh Bells Never Go There [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

What's good COED Nation!? Are you ready for some footba- oh right. Sorry, Hank Williams Jr. Well, how about some basketba- oh right. Sorry, NBA fans. Don't get too down, though folks because this edition of Songs of the Week is a real winner. Last week, you showed that you had an itch to 'Move Like Jagger,' but it's time to add a new king to the throne. This time we have songs by Aloe Blacc, Pretty Lights, Feist, Sleigh Bells, and James Blake - check out which ones made the cut and then vote for your favorite after the jump!

Oct 5, 2011

T-Pain’s Drinkin’, Radiohead’s Mornin’, Maroon 5’s Movin’, OneRepublic’s Livin’ [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Last week, J. Cole's "Mr. Nice Watch" featuring Jay-Z CRUSHED the competition in our poll, snatching away 86% of the total vote. This week's edition features tracks from Radiohead, Tinie Tempah, One Republic, Maroon 5, and T-Pain - HOLLA ATCHA BOY! Check out the mega-gigawatts after the jump, son! (And don't forget to vote for your favorite joint in our poll at the bottom).

Sep 29, 2011

J. Cole’s Watch, Mayer’s Walk, Foster The People Don’t Stop [Songs of the Week]

Empire of the Sun took control of your music world last week with their song "Walking on a Dream." This week's Songs of the Week features tracks from Radical Face, St. Vincent, Foster the People, J. Cole, and Mayer Hawthorne. Check out which joints made the cut and DON'T FORGET TO VOTE for your favorite after the jump!

Sep 21, 2011

Empire of the Sun, Young The Giant, and Cults Tear Up ACL [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Last week, Beyonce's "Love on Top" topped Florence + The Machine's Hurricane and The Game's Nation. This week's edition of SOTW features tracks from artists who played this year’s Austin City Limits (ACL) festival - Coldplay, Empire of the Sun, Cults, Fitz and the Tantrums, and Young the Giant. Take a listen then vote for your favorite in our poll after the jump.

Sep 14, 2011

Lil Wayne Nation Gets Hurricane Drunk, Beyonce On Top W/o Usher [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Lady Gaga stole the show last week away from Little Dragon with her song "You and I." This week's Songs of the Week feature tracks from Florence + the Machine, the Game, David Guetta, Beyonce, and Mark Ronson. Check out which songs made the cut, then vote for your favorite after the jump!

Sep 7, 2011

Little Dragon, Drake, Lady Gaga, Bombay Bicycle Club, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Bad Meets Evil burned up the competition with "Lighters" feat. Bruno Mars. This week's contenders are Drake, Bombay Bicycle Club, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Lady Gaga, and Little Dragon. Check out which joints made the list, then vote on your favorite after the jump.

Aug 24, 2011

Lighting Up w/ BME & Bruno Mars, Coldplay’s Math Malfunction, Gorillaz’s Dirty Harry [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Welcome to another round of Songs of the Week. Our reigning champion is The Red Hot Chilli Peppers and "The Adventures of Maggie Rain Dance," but we need to crown a new winner. This week's contestants feature tracks from the Gorillaz, Frank Ocean, Dispatch, Bad Meets Evil, and Coldplay. Check out which joints made the list then vote on your favorite after the jump!

Aug 22, 2011

10 Music Videos That Should’ve Been Nominated For An MTV VMA

In the 80s and early 90s, MTV served as the launchpad for burgeoning artists who broke onto the scene with eye catching videos that were more than just promos - they were mesmerizing movie shorts. But, as the network ushered in original programming dominated by reality shows and teen dramas, music videos took a backseat. Luckily, we still have the Video Music Awards, an event filled with unpredictability, shock value, and raw live music. Today, we look at some of the biggest omissions from this year's nominations. Check out our list then vote for the vids that shoulda got a nod after the jump.

Aug 18, 2011

Lil Wayne Apologizes, RHCP’s Return, Common’s Ghetto Dreams Feature Nas [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

COED Nation, you decided that "Otis" was your favorite song last week but we've got a brand new bag of goodies for you to try out. This week, we take a look at Lil Wayne, Hot Rod, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kreayshawn, and Common with a lil' help from Nas. Check out which tracks made the list then vote for your favorite after the jump!

Aug 10, 2011

Throne Watching with Otis, Forgetting the Toni’s, Ducking Narc’s [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Last week, 53% of you felt that "Promises, Promises" by Incubus was your favorite track. This week, we check out Raphael Saadiq, SBTRKT, Kanye / Jay-Z, Pusha T, and Interpol. Check out which tracks made the list then vote for your favorite after the jump.

Aug 4, 2011

Raekwon’s Rich and Black, Andre 3000’s Rosy, Incubus Promises [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Last week, you decided that "You Know I'm No Good" was your favorite track by the late Amy Winehouse, hauling in 33% of the vote. This week, we check out Jamaica, Incubus, The Joy Formidable, Raekwon, and Andre 3000. Check out which tracks made the list then vote for your favorite after the jump.

Jul 27, 2011

In Memory Of Amy Winehouse [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Last week, "Mojo So Dope" by Kid Cudi crushed the competish, hauling in 69$ of the vote to earn the honor of being your favorite song of the week. This week, we pay tribute to Amy Winehouse with five of her best songs as picked by our music man Al Jones. Check out which tracks made the list then vote for your favorite after the jump.

Jul 22, 2011

The 20 Best Fight Songs of All Time [VIDEOS, POLL]

There's no better energizer than music. It has the ability to take us to places we didn't even know we could reach. It's emotional, enticing, motivational, electrifying, and infuriating. When athletes are about to engage in competition, they often use music as a source of inspiration to pump them up before entering combat. The next time you faced with a seemingly impossible challenge or need a good soundtrack for your own @ss-whooping, we've got a list of 20 fight songs that will help get you in the mood for mayhem. Check 'em out then vote for the best in our poll after the jump.

Jul 20, 2011

Kid Cudi’s Mojo, tUnE-yArDs’ Bizness, My Boo Ain’t You [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Last week, Nelly's "Country Grammar" captured the crown for Song of the Week barely edging out Joe Cocker's "With a Little Help From My Friends" and A Tribe Called Quest's "Bugging Out". This week's featured songs come from Ghost Town DJs, Chris Brown, tUnE-yArDs, Kid Cudi, and Robyn, See which tracks made the cut and vote for your favorite after the jump!

Jul 13, 2011

Buggin’ Out, Cocker’s Wonder Years, Nelly’s Hot Sh*t, Big Sean’s Last [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Last week, the Boss squeaked by with "Jungleland" taking just 33% of your votes. This week, we feature tracks from A Tribe Called Quest, Big Sean, Nelly, Company of Thieves, and Joe Cocker. Check out why our music man Al Jones picked 'em, take a listen, then vote for your favorite after the jump!

Jul 6, 2011

RIP Clarence Clemons, Don’t Wait For Big Sean, Gym Class Stereos [POLL, SONGS OF THE WEEK]

The Foo Fighter's "Walk" whooped the competition last week snatching away 65% of your total votes. This week, we feature tracks from Bruce and the E Street Band, The National, Big Sean, Gym Class Heroes, and Foster the People. Check out why our music man Al Jones picked 'em, take a listen, then vote for your favorite after the jump!

Jun 29, 2011

Foo Fighter’s Walk, Beyonce’s Math, Coldplay’s Teardrops [SONGS OF THE WEEK, POLL]

Bad Meets Evil's "Fastlane" smoked the competition last week snatching away 74% of your total votes. This week, we feature tracks from the Beyonce, Coldplay, Common, The Head and the Heart, and the Foo Fighters. Check out why our music man Al Jones picked 'em, take a listen, then vote for your favorite after the jump!

Jun 22, 2011

Bad Meets Evil, Lil Wayne’s Love Lessons, Fools, Blow, & Brandy [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Pitbull's "Hey Baby" smoked the competition last week snatching away 63% of your total votes. This week, we feature tracks from the Temper Trap, Lil Wayne, Looking Glass, Ke$ha, and Bad Meets Evil. Check out why our music man Al Jones picked 'em, take a listen then vote for your favorite after the jump!

Jun 15, 2011

Stevie Wonder’s Do, Civil War Friends, Pitbull’s Pick Up Line [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Last week, Sublime's "Summertime" beat out DJ Khaled's "On One" to earn Song of the Week honors. This week, we feature tracks from Stevie Wonder, the Civil Wars, Chris Brown, Pitbull, and Bon Iver. Read why our music man Al Jones picked 'em, take a listen then vote for your favorite after the jump!

Jun 8, 2011

Summertime in The LBC, Khaled’s On One, Jim Jones Believes In Magic [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Last week, Radiohead's High and Dry beat out Adele's Someone Like You to earn Song of the Week honors. This week features tracks from Sublime, DJ Khaled, Foster the People, Jim Jones, and Danger Mouse. Read why our music man Al Jones picked 'em, take a listen then vote for your favorite after the jump!

Jun 1, 2011

Adele’s The Queen of Heartache, Radiohead’s High, Jeremih’s Motivated [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Last week, DMB crushed the competition by garnering more than 75% of the total vote to win favorite song of the week honors. This week, we feature tracks from Adele, The Antlers, Ra Ra Riot, Jeremih, and Radiohead. Take a listen let us know which one you're feeling the most in our poll at the bottom of the post.

May 31, 2011

COED’s Summer 2011 Concert & Music Festival Guide

As the late, great lead singer of Sublime Bradley Nowell once sang “Summer time and the living’s easy." What makes the living easy (besides the weather, beaches, pools, barbecues, girls, and baseball)? How about the crazy good concerts and music festivals? There is nothing better than going to see a show on a nice summer day or night with a fun group of friends. Although in past years ticket prices have been rather outrageous, many artists are making changes to accommodate their fans in today’s tough economic times. I have put together a little guide to let you know about some great shows worth catching this summer. Check it out after the jump!

May 25, 2011

Pharoahe’s Dark Side, DMB, Beyonce Runs The World [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Last week, Cam'Ron's "Down and Out" featuring Kanye West swept the polls, snatching away close to 80% of the total vote for your favorite song of the week. This week, we have tracks from Pharoahe Monch, Elbow, Zero 7, Beyonce, and Dave Matthews Band. Check 'em out then vote for your favorite after the jump!

May 18, 2011

Cam’Ron’s Down & Out, Naked Dream Punching, Hold On To My Morning Jacket [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

TV On the Radio's "Will Do" was your favorite song last week, earning 60% of the total vote. With only 2 more weeks left until Memorial Day Weekend, this week's featured songs will definitely get you in the summer spirit. We have tracks from My Morning Jacket, Glen Hansard, Frank Ocean (no relation to Billy), The Naked and the Famous, and ... Cam'Ron? You bet! Check out which songs made the list and vote for your favorite in our poll at the bottom of the post after the jump!

May 11, 2011

London’s Wine, Mary J’s Naked, Jessie J’s Perfect [Songs of the Week]

Last week, Death Cab For Cutie's "You Are Not A Tourist" tied with the Beastie Boys "Make Some Noise" for favorite song of the week. This week, music man Al Jones navigates the turbulence brought on by Osama Bin Laden's death, the Lakers exit from the playoffs, and the NFL Lockout with some tricked out tracks and jubilant jams from Jessie J, TV on the Radio, MNDR, Mary J. Blige, and Theophilus London. Check 'em out and vote for your favorite after the jump!

Apr 30, 2011

Death Cab For Tourists, Noisy Boys, Fleet Foxes [SONGS OF THE WEEK]

Last week, "Windows" by Broken Bells tied with You Ain't No DJ by Big Boi & Yelawolf for your favorite Song of the Week ("SOTW"). This week's tracks feature joints from Death Cab for Cutie, Beastie Boys, Fleet Foxes, Sade and Jay-Z, and R. Kelly. Check out which of their songs made music maestro Al Jones' list then vote for your favorite after the jump!

Apr 15, 2011

Songs of the Week: Lykke Li Doesn’t Lead, Big Boi’s No DJ, Broken Bells FTW [VIDEOS]

Last week, Wiz Khalifa continued to kill it attracting 45% of your votes to win Favorite Song for the week of April 3rd. This week’s jams will hit you harder than a Kemba Walker crossover and won't disappoint like a live viewing of Charlie Sheen’s My Violent Torpedo of Truth Tour. We've got tracks from newcomer Lykke Li, Big Boi and Yelawolf, Lil Wayne and Rick Ross, Broken Bells, and an oldie but goodie from Heart. See our picks and vote for your favorite after the jump!

Apr 7, 2011

Songs Of The Week: LCD Soundsystem’s Great Goodbye, Wiz Isn’t Tired, Britney’s Back

Last week, Graffiti6's "Stare into the Sun" edged out Warren G's "Regulate" featuring the late, great Nate Dogg to take Top Song Of The Week ("SOTW") honors. This week, our version of mixmaster Mike, Al Jones, shows us his favorite Songs of the Week, which feature tracks from artists like Britney Spears, Wiz Khalifa, The Submarines, Dynamite Hack (remember them!?), and LCD Soundsystem, who bid a fond farewell at Madison Square Garden recently. Check out his picks and listen to the jams after the jiznump! (EW!)

Mar 28, 2011

Songs of the Week: Warpaint, Graffiti6 Goes Blind, RIP Nate Dogg

Last week, Alice in Chains "Heaven Beside You" was your favorite song, earning 52% of the vote. This week's songs feature Tyga, the lovely and leggy Jessie J, Warpaint, Graffiti6, and a tribute to Nate Dogg. See which tracks made the list after the jump!

Mar 22, 2011

Songs Of The Week: Katy & Kanye, Eminem’s Boys, Biggie, and Alice in Chains

Last week, Rihanna's S&M remix featuring J. Cole crushed the competition with 42% of the vote for favorite Song of the Week ("SOTW"). This week, our featured songs include jams from Adele, Biggie Smalls, Katy Perry, Kanye West, Eminem, Slaughterhouse, Yelawolf, and Alice in Chains. Check out Al Jones' reasons why their tracks made his list then vote for your favorite after the jump!

Mar 13, 2011

Songs Of The Week: Rihanna Love S&M, R.E.M.’s Collapse, Raekwon’s a Rocker [VIDEOS]

Last week, we had a three way tie for favorite Song of the Week ("SOTW") between Saigon's "Come On, Baby", Radiohead's "Lotus Flower", and The Beatles' "Golden Slumbers". No one voted for Diddy's "Coming Home", which surprised me. Now, the Madness of March is upon us so what could be more fitting for championship week then five certified high seeds in any musical championship tournament? Without further ado, here are Al Jones' songs of the week. Listen to the songs and vote for your favorite after the jump!

Mar 9, 2011

Top 10 Notorious B.I.G. Jams [RIP BIGGIE SMALLS]

On March 9th, 1997, the world lost an icon, an entertainer, a father, a beloved member of the hip hop community, a visionary, a lyrical genius, and a true urban legend. That was the day Christopher George Latore Wallace, but known to many as Biggie Smalls, aka Frank White, aka the Notorious B.I.G. died and the hip hop world has not been the same since he left, but his legacy will live on forever. To honor his memory, Al Jones runs down his top 10 Biggie tracks. See the full list after the jump.

Mar 6, 2011

Songs Of The Week: Diddy Comes Home, Saigon’s Greatest Story, Radiohead’s Flower Power

Last week, Young Blood Chiddy Bang remix by The Naked and Famous took the top spot in our poll, garnering 59% of the total votes. This edition of "Songs of the Week" ("SOTW") features singles from Diddy's return to greatness, a track from Saigon's The Greatest Story Never Told, some alone time with Hall & Oates, a lullaby from The Beatles, and Radiohead's latest from "The King of Limbs". See Al Jones' picks after the jump!

Feb 26, 2011

Songs Of The Week: Naked and Famous Get Chiddy Bang’d, Strokes Go Under Cover

With 58% of the total votes, COED users selected the Eminem-Dr. Dre-Skylar Grey collabo “I Need A Doctor“. Could be...

Feb 14, 2011

10 Valentine’s Day Jams To Make Her Jump Your Bones [VIDEOS]

While most of us single dudes will be hitting up the bar for some chicks with low self-esteem tonight that doesn't mean you can't show them a night of passionate puddin' pumpin' to renew their faith in love. For those with significant others, we feel for ya. Gifts are cool, but when it comes down to crunch time, MUSIC makes the people COME together (if you smell what the Rock is cookin'). In honor of this day's mushiness (and smooshiness) resident music expert Al Jones made this ultimate love mix to make the girl you plan to gut weak in the knees. See Al's playlist after the jump!

Feb 13, 2011

Songs Of The Week: Eminem Needs A Dr. Dre, Kanye H.A.M.s It up With Jay-Z

Last week, Wiz Khalifa's "Black and Yellow" crushed the competition as it garnered 72% of the total votes. This week's featured songs include joints by Destroyer, Guns N' Roses, Neon Trees and collaborations from Kanye & Jay-Z and Dr. Dre & Eminem with newcomer Skylar Grey. Read Al Jones' pics and see the videos after the jump!

Jan 29, 2011

Songs Of The Week: Wiz Kid, The Locals, and The Cold War

Last week, we had a three way tie for your favorite Song Of The Week ("SOTW") - Jay Z's "Dream", Fitz and the Tantrums "MoneyGrabber", and Two Door Cinema Club's "What You Know". Another week has gone by, as we are slowly but surely closing out the first month of 2011. Hopefully you don’t have to deal with the snowpacalypse that is destroying the northern east coast. I’ve never seen so much snow! But, what are you going to do? I can’t control mother nature, but I can control what goes into my head phones, thus allowing me to bless you with another edition of Al Jones’ Songs of the Week. Read more after the jump!

Jan 26, 2011

Songs Of The Week: A Dream, Minaj 4 Life, and Cash Grabbin’ Tantrums

Last week, Lil Wayne's 6 Foot 7 won the fan vote for favorite Song of the Week ("SOTW)". This week's five songs will stand out like a Bart Scott sound bite. “CAN’T WAIT!!!” They will cause a bigger stir than any inappropriate zinger that Ricky Gervais can throw out at a nationally televised awards telecast. Awkward. They will bring a bigger right hook than Sami Sweetheart clocking Ron Ron in the jaw from this week’s Jersey Shore preview. Enough of all the jibber-jabber, let me now introduce you to the latest installment of Al Jones’ Songs of the Week.

Jan 15, 2011

Songs Of The Week: Nasty Weather, Gunz Blazing, And A Mysterious Sibling

This edition of SOTW (Songs of the Week) features Talib Kweli, Lil Wayne, Cory Gunz, Smith Westerns, Best Coast, and The Black Keys. Hopefully these tunes will spark a flame in your ear drums. Check out why they made the cut after the jump!

Jan 8, 2011

Songs Of The Week: New Year, BMF, J. Cole, and Shadowboxin’ Ghosts

For the last 2 years music man Alex Jones has been dropping a song of the day (SOTD) for all his friends on Facebook. It's become such a staple for everyone's morning that if he misses a day, all hell breaks loose. People LOVE it. So, COED gave him the opportunity to expand SOTD into a weekly column, so instead of his highly touted and anticipated SOTD, he's now providing COED readers with his Songs Of The Week. And, if you want to see us turn it into a SOTD, let us know in the comments!