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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '80s: Part 5: 20 - 1
1 Oct 2015 // 8:02 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 // 8:30 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 // 5:01 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 // 10:45 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.
Counterbalance: Talking Heads' 'Speaking in Tongues'
15 Jan 2016 // 3:00 AM
Put away that gun. This party's simple. We're talking about the 1137th most acclaimed album of all time. (That Talking Heads' 1983 commercial smash is this week's Counterbalance. Turn like a wheel inside a wheel.
Head Games: 'Talking Heads: Chronology'
22 Feb 2012 // 3:50 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.