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Monday, August 16 2010

Josh Ritter + Justin Townes Earle + Dawn Landes: 8 August 2010 - New York

Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.


Monday, July 28 2014

Storm in a Teacup: An Interview with Bedouin Soundclash’s Jay Malinowski

Canadian artist Jay Malinowski takes to the high seas for his lushly sprawling sophomore effort Martel.


The 18 Stock Ways of Begining and Ending a Song

Whether by chance or by careful planning, there is an observable pattern to intros and outros in albums. PopMatters breaks down 18 of them.


‘Maidentrip’ Is a Journey Across the Sea and Into Adulthood

Laura Dekker was born to be a sailor, a fact she proves in her successful solo sail around the world in Maidentrip.


Friday, July 25 2014

Comic-Con 2014: Outcry, action against harassment grows


Just Hate Nostalgia: Revisiting the Misanthropic Genius of Luke Haines

The Auteurs transcend the music of their time and place and subvert the notion of Britpop, Britishness, and the whole darkness of humanity.


Thursday, July 24 2014

‘Song of the Shank’ Celebrates a Unique American Musician

This feels like an exercise in deep thought and immersion in "Blind Tom’s" uniquely bizarre experience and the cruel history he was forced to live.


The Who’s Pomp and Bombast, Egos and Flaws

The Who FAQ brings some entertaining insight into who the hell those guys are.


A Dizzying Reverie of Nudity in ‘Trans-Europ-Express’ and ‘Successive Slidings of Pleasure’

In these two films, Robbe-Grillet hones in on the plastic and empirical qualities of film, which expose entirely subjective and unreal states.


Ripe with Rich Attainments: Jethro Tull’s ‘A Passion Play’, Reassessed

A Passion Play tends to draw the most resistance from even prog-rock aficionados; it obliges time and attention to let it work its charms.


Cardinal: Cardinal (reissue) (Reviews) [23.Jul.14]
The Bug - “Void/Function” (audio) (Mixed Media) [16.Jul.14]
Metal Gods: The 15 Best Judas Priest Songs (Sound Affects) [16.Jul.14]
Revisiting ‘Garden State’ 10 Years Later (Short Ends and Leader) [14.Jul.14]
‘Ruthless’ Is About Men and Ways of Life (Short Ends and Leader) [10.Jul.14]
‘Ramrod’ Is a Western of Doubles (Short Ends and Leader) [9.Jul.14]
‘Operation Petticoat’ Is Too Tightly Buttoned (Short Ends and Leader) [9.Jul.14]
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