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Five Songs, 9/12/2022

Mogwai, "Remurdered" I dunno about this, man. I want some fury with my Mogwai, some big dynamics, something should howl. This is pretty cerebral and isn't what I'm generally looking for from them. Jean Knight, "Mr. Big Stuff" A repeat of an all-time jam. American...

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Five Songs, 8/28/2022

Calexico, "Heart of Downtown" This comes from Calexico's Christmas album, Seasonal Shift. The major concession here is that the guitar line is a little more filled out, and there's a little bit fuller chorus. It's a Calexico song otherwise, which is a perfectly good thing....

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Five Songs, 5/30/2022

Versus, "Shower Song" Nice drums on this tune! This is from the second Versus record, and it's a more muscular tune than I remember them putting out. I'll be honest, I haven't listened to Versus in decades (outside of the tracks that show up here)...

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Five Songs, 4/15/2022

And now, happy birthday to me! This concludes birthday week here at Five Songs. Seam, "Sweet Pea" I think this 1993 EP, Kernel, is actually my favorite Seam release, pound-for-pound. I'm not really sure why that is, exactly. It's not necessarily super differentiated from their...

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Five Songs, 5/28/2021

Renegade Soundwave, "Murder Music" I will always group Renegade Sounwave with Pop Will Eat Itself in my brain, and it's almost impossible to separate them. But, if you've heard both bands, I think you can hear what I'm hearing. If you cannot, don't tell me!...