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Tuesday, December 21 2004

Negotiating the Dense and Boorish Clots, Or Shopping for Music

Christmas shopping? Screw you guys, I'm staying home! by David Medsker - After 13 glorious years in Boston, New York, and Chicago, I knew that moving back to central Ohio to settle down would be a challenge.... There isn't a single decent record store for miles.

Tuesday, December 30 2003

Best Music of 2003 | David Medsker

Monday, October 27 2003

Elliott Smith: 1969-2003

Smith wrote beautiful, brutally honest and touching music, but his songs were most effective while he was still among the living. In the end, he didn't cheat death; he only cheated us.

Sunday, December 15 2002

Best Music of 2002: David Medsker

Saturday, December 31 1994

We're All Moody Bastards: An Interview with Duran Duran's John Taylor

Duran Duran bassist covers everything from the early singles to the current tour.


Thursday, April 7 2005

Fluid Ounces: The Whole Shebang

It's not always in a name as Fluid Ounces proves by deviating from the norm with a decidedly listenable album.

Wednesday, March 23 2005

Cowboy Mouth: Easy

Easy to reissue, easy to repackage. Hard to recapture your former glory.

Thursday, December 9 2004

Duran Duran: Astronaut

Tuesday, September 28 2004

Trashcan Sinatras: Weightlifting

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