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Monday, Nov 2, 2009

Retribution Gospel Choir
2
(Sub Pop)
Releasing: 26 January


This is the second album from Low guitarist Alan Sparhawk’s peppier, poppier other band. Stream versions of “Electric Guitar” and “White Wolf” over at the Retribution Gospel Choir MySpace.


SONG LIST
01 Hide It Away
02 Your Bird
03 ‘68 Comeback
04 Workin’ Hard
05 Poor Man’s Daughter
06 White Wolf
07 The Last of the Blue Dream
09 Something’s Going to Break
10 Electric Guitar
11 Bless Us All


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Friday, Oct 30, 2009

Listen to Air France’s reshaping of Brit-pop group Saint Etienne’s “Spring”, from their re-released Foxbase Alpha, at their MySpace. If you dig this song then be sure to get Saint Etienne’s limited edition 12” (only 200 copies available) through the band’s fan club.


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Wednesday, Oct 21, 2009

Here’s another track Casablancas’ first solo effort, Phrazes for the Young, which comes out on November 3rd. Its madcap pacing sounds odd and hurried, its up-and-down riff is an earworm of the worst order—what is the appeal of this? This is montage music for a cut-rate evil robot assembling factory. Imagine it blaring with laughable urgency as glowing red eyes flick on and whirring motors propel the robots, single file, to their certain death at the bazooka of a musclebound movie star—a throwaway song for disposable henchmen.



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Thursday, Oct 15, 2009

If you find this, from Grand Archives’ sophomore album Keep in Mind Frankenstein, to your liking, you can stream the entire album at MBV.



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Wednesday, Oct 14, 2009

Classify this mashup of Miley Cyrus’ “Party in the U.S.A.” and Biggie’s “Party and Bullshit” by Hathbanger under “guilty pleasure”. Somehow Biggie’s verses make singing along to Miley’s chorus okay.



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