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What we listened to this year

2014 was a weird year. We traveled to North Dakota (I tweeted a lot), ran half a marathon, played a lot of ping pong, then graduated from Medill. Mike moved to New York, and Tim moved home. Through it all, one thing was constant—music. I saw

Shake it off, Ted Cruz

I saw this on Reddit the other day and I thought I’d write something about how it seemed like a great idea for ESPN. But I didn’t, because I got distracted by nice weather and enjoying my last few days of having nothing to do.

Does the sophomore slump exist in music?

This article originally appeared on Medium, but we wanted to get some content up here. Imagine being in Mumford & Sons. You formed a band, successfully co-opted another country’s musical history, and managed to produce a Grammy-winning record. You got to play with Bob Dylan