Dave Bloom
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Despite the profile picture, Dave Bloom is not much of a guitarist. He's a decent rock drummer, though, and sporadically writes about other people who hit things at http://drumtumblr.tumblr.com. He writes about music, culture, politics, librarianship, and other stuff at http://davebloom.tumblr.com.

Features // 1 Articles
Reviews // 50 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
//Features

If You Had Ears, You Could Not Ignore It: Mainstream Responses to Punk | 15 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM

When punk assailed pop in the late '70s, established artists faced a choice: respond with conviction or face irrelevance.

//Reviews

Richard Thompson: Still | 20 Jul 2015 // 9:10 PM

The Jeff Tweedy-produced Still may not surprise, but surprises aren't what Richard Thompson albums are about.

The Postal Service: Everything Will Change | 24 Nov 2014 // 9:10 PM

Surprisingly, a bunch of sentimental laptop pop songs from ten years ago (Give Up) make for a dynamic and engaging live show.

//Blogs

15 Essential Scott Walker Songs | 28 Nov 2012 // 12:15 AM

As preparation for Scott Walker's first studio album since 2006, we review the essential tracks from his long, strange career.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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