Mat Snow
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Alas, Surface-Skimming Is the Dominant Mode in 'The Beatles Solo'
18 Feb 2014 // 8:05 PM

Books about the Fab Four need to justify themselves. The Beatles Solo, a handsome but information-light and overpriced doorstop, doesn't get there.

The Baudelairean Angel/Whore Bipolar 'Nick Cave Sinner Saint'
1 May 2011 // 4:00 PM

An unholy and, more pointedly, holy hybrid of Old Testament fury and New Testament redemption, Nick Cave is the Last Crooner, a rare artist who is able to generate something absolutely singular out of multiple disparate elements.

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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