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Best of the Decade: Introduction

As the decade of the MP3 draws to a close, I am jumping on the “let’s make a list” bandwagon. Take this list (spoiler alert: the whole list is here, in a really boring HTML table) with the usual mountains of salt: I am not an expert in anything, least of all music. Just because […]

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I mentioned it this last week, but I’ve started a — very poorly recorded — podcast. The URL for the podcast site is There, you can listen to the first two episodes — one of me introducing myself and the other with an actual live human guest. Of course, you can also e-mail me […]

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And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out

A note: The Albums That I Own podcast has started, sort of. I’ve posted a two-minute intro podcast. In it, I just recount what I do, what the podcast will be, etc. The podcast site is here. If you would like to be a guest on the podcast or have a topic suggestion for it, […]

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In order to further pollute the Internet with my nonsense, I’m taking up residence here. My name is Ross Jordan Gianfortune and I like to write album reviews that no one reads. So far, my tally on the Web is somewhere around 500 and I hope to add to that total with this site/blog/project/whatever. Albums […]

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  • About Me

    I'm Ross Jordan Gianfortune. I am not a writer, but I sometimes write here about music and my life. I live in Washington, DC.

    I used to review each of Rolling Stone Magazine's top 500 albums of all time. Now I'm writing about albums I own.

    My work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Gazette, The Atlantic, Sno-Cone and a bunch of defunct zines.

    You can contact me at rjgianfortune at gmail dot com.

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