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Five Songs, 10/19/2022

Tiny Moving Parts, "Warm Hand Splash" This is good! I bought this on Bandcamp, and I don't remember listening to it. I still can't decide if that's sad of me or not. It probably is. Yo La Tengo, "Barnaby, Hardly Working" The first Yo La...

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Five Songs, 7/24/2022

Squarepusher, "Iambic 5 Poetry" Budakhan Mindphone is an EP that was released just a few months after Music Is Rotted One Note, where Tom Jenkinson broke free of the gravity of drum'n'bass and moved into really doing his own thing. The lever that broke him...

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Five Songs, 7/4/2022

It's July 4th! Doesn't feel right to celebrate anything, though. Fugees, "Ready or Not" This album was really huge, driven by a rapturous critical reception (and, of course, some seriously bangin' singles). It represents a little bit of a path not taken for hip-hop at...

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Five Songs, 4/25/2022

Television, "See No Evil" There have been bands as cool as Television was when they released Marquee Moon, but I'm not sure there have been any cooler. SWANS, "In My Garden" On Children of God, Jarboe's contributions to the band were placed much more at...

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Five Songs, 4/21/2022

Skavoovie & the Epitones, "Blood Red Sky" We had the Skatalites yesterday, and now we hear another take on the genre thirty years later. And you know what? This stuff whips also, horns rule. Olivelawn, "Hate" San Diego's Olivelawn released a couple albums in the early...