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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '80s: Part 5: 20 - 1
1 Oct 2015 // 9:02 PM

Songs of anxiety, paranoia, freak-outs, chilling verses, feverish desire, harrowing lyrics -- they all make for damn good music.


What Would Don Draper Do? Reading Dante in a Secular Age
24 Mar 2015 // 9:30 PM

Many readers of our generation emulate Don Draper, having lost Dante's connections to Christianity or perhaps to any such deity.


Reptar: Body Faucet
14 Aug 2012 // 6:01 PM

Juxtaposed against their earlier effort, the songs on Reptar’s latest are much more sonically vast – although not as interesting or enduring.

Dread Amongst Swirling Dislocation: The Talking Heads' 'Fear of Music'
13 Jun 2012 // 11:45 PM

Jonathan Lethem shows that Fear of Music is an album for people who won't let their fear of art keep them from breaking their already broken hearts.


Head Games: 'Talking Heads: Chronology'
22 Feb 2012 // 4:50 AM

Instantly reminds the ex-aficionado of the reasons they loved the Heads in the first place -- and why a reevaluation of their current position is probably warranted.

Common Prayer Covers Talking Heads' "Love -> A Building on Fire"
17 Jun 2011 // 1:20 AM

New York-based Common Prayer released their cover of Talking Heads' "Love -> A Building on Fire" this week. The song is the band's first new

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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