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Wednesday, November 30 2011

The 25 Best Re-Issues of 2011

The year's best reissues are highlighted by a massive re-issue campaign for the kings of English prog rock, a soul giant, and the masterwork of one of America's finest ever pop bands.


Tuesday, January 18 2011

Part 1: From Admiral Radley to Glasser

The three-day 2010 edition of Slipped Discs kicks off with the folk rock of Blitzen Trapper, the collaboration of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, the timeless pop of Crowded House, the brilliant hip-hop of Drake, and many more. All records that missed our top 70 list last year.


Reviews

Wednesday, April 11 2012

Zammuto: Zammuto

Zammuto is a fun and inventive record that shows great promise for Nick Zammuto’s post-Books future.


Tuesday, July 20 2010

The Books: The Way Out

After a five-year hiatus, former leaders of their pack return with another well considered, emotional full length.


Blogs

Tuesday, August 17 2010

DJs, Therapists, and Preachers: The Books and the Art of Sampling

The Books' samples, which include everything from bits and pieces of everyday noise to extended recordings of Hebrew stenography, are somehow more essential and more secondary at the same time -- used for their own sake to create something utterly unrelated.


Thursday, July 1 2010

The Books - The Way Out (new album / MP3 / video)

The Books The Way Out (Temporary Residence) Releasing: July 2010 The Books have jumped from Tomlab to Temporary Residence for their upcoming album. On their Tumblr


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