Category Archives: 2000s Roundup

  1. From Wussy to Gwen: Blowing out the decade, one song at a time

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    December 22, 2009 by admin

    Phil Dellio invited me on to his Sunday morning radio show on CKLN to count down our respective Top 10s …
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  2. Second last thoughts on the decade that was

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    December 22, 2009 by admin

    I never did properly finish up with the “favourite music reads of the ’00s” did I? (Well, I guess Mr. …
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  3. Favourite Music Reads of the ’00s: #26 (Female Gods)

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    December 4, 2009 by admin

    “In the past, [Jagger] has slipped into personae – the Street Fighting Man, Jumpin’ Jack Flash, the Man of Wealth …
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  4. Favourite Music Reads of the ’00s: #25 (Bass!)

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    December 2, 2009 by admin

    Stylus Magazine’s Top 50 Basslines of All-Time (2005) There’s some so-so writing in this, and some highly questionable choices (particularly …
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  5. Favourite Music Reads of the ’00s: #24 (Stats)

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    December 2, 2009 by admin

    glenn mcdonald’s pazz & jop critical alignment ratings (2000-2008) Number-crunching and data analysis par excellence.  Not to mention visually delightful …
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  6. Favourite Music Reads of the ’00s: #23 (A Drift)

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    December 1, 2009 by admin

    “Roxy Music’s ‘More Than This’ is a drift, a float. The sounds coming out of Ferry’s mouth, except for the …
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  7. Favourite Music Reads of the ’00s: #22 (Dense Verbiage)

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    December 1, 2009 by admin

    “Good try, Jon Voight, John Turturro, and Dennis Miller, but the closest thing we’ve got to Howard Cosell right now …
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  8. Favourite Music Reads of the ’00s: #21 (Tortured Vowels)

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    December 1, 2009 by admin

    “Four albums in and she’d rather hurt you honestly than mislead you with a lie, ask her if she loves …
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  9. Favourite Music Reads of the ’00s: #20 (Ugly Beauty)

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    December 1, 2009 by admin

    “One story has it that after avant-garde tenor player Archie Shepp came off stage following a performance full of honks, …
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  10. Favourite Music Reads of the ’00s: #19 (Imprisonment)

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    November 27, 2009 by admin

    “There are two things to say about him. He was a musical genius; and he was an abused child. By …
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