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Brazilian Girls - "The Critic" (Singles Going Steady)

Brazilian Girls' "The Critic" invites anyone to groove to their jumpy tempo and almost highway-speeding textures.

Jedd Beaudoin: Ahhh. That's more like it. Takes us on a trip, dunnit? Dash of the early Cure in there; nice lyric and this is perfect example of how music can be hypnotic/repetitive without being dull. And that little "solo" keyboard bit that takes us out of the track is amazing. Is there, like, another 20 minutes of it it somewhere? [8/10]

Dustin Ragucos: Whether a thinly-veiled attempt at opposing critics in general or not, Brazilian Girls' "The Critic" invites anyone to groove to their jumpy tempo and almost highway-speeding textures. Percussion and strings are on their own racetrack, yet they feel like they're at odds with each other. [6/10]

SCORE: 7.00

Over the Rainbow: An Interview With Herb Alpert

Music legend Herb Alpert discusses his new album, Over the Rainbow, maintaining his artistic drive, and his place in music history. "If we tried to start A&M in today's environment, we'd have no chance. I don't know if I'd get a start as a trumpet player. But I keep doing this because I'm having fun."

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