Category Archives: Record Reviews

  1. Regarding Her Husband’s Stupid Record Collection

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    March 21, 2014 by admin

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    “Because it was endearing when I wanted to consume my boyfriend’s record collection at 15 and liked being quizzed on …
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  2. Just Another Rolling Stone Top 500 List?

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    January 8, 2014 by admin

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    Well, sort of. Rolling Stone’s 500 Worst Reviews of All Time, a “work in progress” by someone named “schmidtt,” showed …
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  3. Rust, Still Awake

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    November 26, 2013 by admin

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    At his excellent blog, Can’t Explain, Jeff Pike assembles a small road crew to re-evaluate Neil Young’s 1979 Pazz & …
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  4. Lexicon of Pop

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    November 1, 2013 by admin

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    “ABC were striking out where a lot of other pop (but not all of it) was too timid to follow. …
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  5. Daft

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    May 25, 2013 by admin

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    Music isn’t a science — it breathes and moves, it adjusts to its surroundings. We know that everyone wants to …
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  6. Johnny, Joey, Dee Dee, Good Times

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    April 23, 2013 by admin

    Sometime on Friday 30 April 1982, in an apartment somewhere in New York City, Lester Bangs dies. He is found …
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  7. Bowie discussion

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    March 13, 2013 by admin

    Geeta Dayal, Simon Reynolds, and Carl Wilson discuss the new Bowie album on the CBC. (Can’t access this now, will have …
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  8. Sound vs. Vision?

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    March 11, 2013 by admin

    Steven Ward, in this brief comments thread, conveyed disappointment with Simon Reynolds for not (or anyway, for barely) mentioning music …
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  9. Footsteps on the Dancefloor

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    February 23, 2013 by admin

    Anyone who’s heard Womack and Womack’s ‘Teardrops’ will know that being a banging disco floorfiller is absolutely no guarantee of …
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  10. James Joyce’s Bloomin’ Valentine

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    February 19, 2013 by admin

    But sometimes you get the real thing, as with James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake. Like Chinese Democracy and Vineland, Finnegans Wake …
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