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Five Songs, 10/21/2022

Pink Floyd, "Eclipse" I know that Pink Floyd is probably regarded as hopelessly stodgy and dad-ish by people today, avatars of the leaden excesses of 70s rock that sparked punk. And, yeah, this is some ornate shit and all. But dammit, I love it, I...

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Five Songs, 8/7/2022

Einstürzende Neubauten, "Stella Maris" Ende Neu felt like a bit of a reset for the band, which makes some sense after one of the founding members departed. There's a lot more things on here that you'd characterize as songs, even nice ones. That's not to...

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Five Songs, 6/11/2022

Advertisement, "Pretty Money" I'm a huge Seattle homer, so when I mention that this is a Seattle act, just deflate your ratings appropriately. But after a charming EP (on cassette!), they put out their first LP in 2020, and it's quite good. Their lineup is...

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Five Songs, 5/24/2022

Einstürzende Neubauten, "Haus der Lüge" As the wave of industrial dance started to crest in the late 80s, Einstürzende Neubauten's 1989 record Haus der Lüge was released with a couple of songs on it that, if you squinted hard enough, kind of fit in. This...

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Five Songs, 5/1/2022

Made it to May! Seemed like April lasted for double the usual days this year. Minus the Bear, "Lotus" I'm not sure I would have placed this in the past, but you know what? I'm getting some pretty heavy Yes vibes off of this. The...