Dirty Projectors: Dirty Projectors

Dirty Projectors: Dirty Projectors

By Andrew Paschal

What David Longstreth attempts to pass as daring, confessional experimentation often veers closer to self-indulgence. 27 Feb 2017 // 6:55 AM

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