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Beyoncé – BEYONCÉ – album review

“Let me sit this asssssssssssss on ya“ might be the moment it finally sinks in. Mrs. Knowles is all done with being the Good Girl, thank you very much. It’s … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

White Light/White Heat (45th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) – The Velvet Underground – album review

The Velvet Underground’s incendiary proto-punk seemed so outside the plane of music’s reality in 1968 that Lou Reed’s throwaway line “You don’t look like Martha and the Vandellas” from White … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reflektor – Arcade Fire – album review

There’s a moment when it almost all comes together — a guy sporting a ridiculously giant Win Butler mask is kicked off stage by the real McCoy just seconds before … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Uncanney Valley – The Dismemberment Plan – album review

One of the best reasons to attend a Dismemberment Plan show during the band’s 2011 reunion tour occurred seconds before the second chorus to “You Are Invited” — a delirious … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

EP2 – FKA twigs – album review

Buried on FKA twigs’ Tumblr page, a grainy, unassuming photo captures the twenty-five-year-old Brit deep in thought, flanked by a row of vibrato pedals, an iPad, a bottle of coconut … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Worse Things Get… – Neko Case – album review

“In the middle of winter I at last discovered that there was in me an invincible summer” wrote author and absurdist philosopher Albert Camus in 1952. Paralyzed by existential indecision, … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

6 Feet Beneath The Moon – King Krule – album review

“How can someone so young sing words so sad?” Morrissey once wondered, but having lived it, he already knew the answer. It’s the same question often asked of nineteen-year-old Archy … Continue reading

August 31, 2013 · Leave a comment