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Marshall Gu
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From Toronto, loves music. You can follow me on Twitter @freecitysounds or read my blog at freecitysounds.com.


Reviews

Tuesday, March 17 2015

St. Vincent: St. Vincent (Deluxe Edition)

Dying her hair white is sadly analogous to the record as a whole. She sounds quirky for the sake of being quirky.


Thursday, December 11 2014

J. Cole: 2014 Forest Hills Drive

With 2014 Forest Hills Drive, J. Cole relies on on stimulating emotions by telling instead of evoking emotion by showing.


Thursday, November 6 2014

Gruff Rhys: American Interior

American Interior certainly sounds like the most ambitious Rhys project since he belonged in a bigger band.


Monday, October 20 2014

Thurston Moore: The Best Day

Thurston Moore's most ambitious solo album and possibly the best Sonic Youth-related release since 2004's Sonic Nurse.


Sunday, August 24 2014

Various Artists: Song Reader

Interesting concept, failed execution.


Blogs

Wednesday, July 23 2014

"Celebrating" Wilco's A Ghost Is Born's 10-Year Anniversary

Ten years after the release of A Ghost Is Born, the songs still just aren't there.


Friday, November 8 2013

Camera Obscura - "Troublemaker" (video)

Dreary, sweet, sci-fi and twee.


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