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Andrew McDonald
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Andrew McDonald is a messy haired writer and post-rock tragic from Sydney, Australia. He enjoys tea, whiskey, difficult films, minimalist design and inwardly dwelling on his existential crises. He is forever writing his first novel and planning his next tattoo.


Monday, September 9 2013

Introduction to Identification: Abed in 'Community'

Synecdoche. Diegesis. Star Wars. Pop Culture. Cool Cool. Open a TV Tropes tab as we look into Abed’s identity in Community.


Tuesday, August 5 2014

New Dreams Ltd.: Initiation Tape: Isle of Avalon Edition

The vaporwave wudnerkind returns with her most accomplished release in years.

Thursday, September 27 2012

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: Meat and Bone

This is an album made for its own sake. The sounds aren’t so much a throwback as they are a throwaside -- to a world we didn’t reach.


Wednesday, September 11 2013

This Is Not Your Bloody Valentine: 10 Essential Non-'Loveless' Shoegaze Albums

Despite all the criticism and perhaps unworthy purple praise, there remains virtually a whole movement people ignore outside of its pink, hazy zenith.

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