Benjamin Aspray
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Benjamin is a fairweather cinephile and closet pop pushover from the affluent swamplands of Princeton, New Jersey. Nestled happily in the moist cocoon of post-graduate work at Northwestern University, he writes on music in his fleeting spare time and should probably be ignored at all costs.

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Reviews // 61 Articles
Blogs // 11 Articles
//Features

Stop Laughing: A Difference of Laughter Between British and American Hitchcock | 13 Jun 2010 // 4:00 PM

While Hitchcock is famous for the humor that he injects into his thrillers, there are striking differences in the humor between his British and American periods.

//Reviews

Föllakzoid: III | 6 May 2015 // 11:00 PM

From moment to moment, III has trouble distinguishing itself.

Andy Stott: Faith in Strangers | 24 Nov 2014 // 8:06 PM

With an astonishing lead single and an enveloping album besides, the Manchester producer offers the most vivid expression of his ghostly, brooding vision yet.

//Blogs

Root Spirits: Blues That'll Put Hair on Your Chest | 7 Aug 2012 // 4:00 AM

Athens duo is releasing a recording a week of tectonic electric blues until they get signed for their full-length debut.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

// Sound Affects

"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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