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Monday, June 15 2009

Two songs that are dying to get stuck in your head (stream)

A new band pours talent into two songs with choruses that just won't quit. Also, best Bio Dome and Craigslist jokes ever to come out of the chamber-pop movement.


Tuesday, May 19 2009

I Guess White Boys Feel It More: On Music Biopics

The way that the films Notorious, 8 Mile, Walk The Line, and Ray lead up to scenes of performances shows the remarkable and subtle endurance of troubling racial stereotypes and ideals.


Monday, May 4 2009

Just Say No to Dylan

Dylan's new album of rough-and-ready love songs, Together Through This, is proof that he needs a little nudge back onto a darker path.


Wednesday, February 25 2009

To Fix the Gash in Your Head: A Place to Bury Strangers

Watching A Place to Bury Strangers play in Los Angeles, thinking about Lou Reed and the proper way to hold a funeral for twee.


Thursday, February 5 2009

Words About Music: Songs About Radios

A new music blog that is going to make gorillas, bears, and pitchforks take off their headphones and listen.


Tha Giggle: On Lil' Wayne (Sound Affects) [18.Jan.09]
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