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 // 49 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
//Features

If You Had Ears, You Could Not Ignore It: Mainstream Responses to Punk | 15 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

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

//Reviews

The Postal Service: Everything Will Change | 24 Nov 2014 // 8:10 PM

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

The Both: The Both | 14 Apr 2014 // 8:06 PM

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo are a perfect pairing on their new band's immensely likeable debut.

//Blogs

15 Essential Scott Walker Songs | 27 Nov 2012 // 11:15 PM

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

//Mixed media
//Blogs

FKA twigs Outdoes Herself with 'Congregata' (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"A regular FKA twigs performance is exciting. But her 'Congregata' event amps up the fervor ten fold, with more wild dancers, powerful lights and costumes.

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