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Another victim of expectation. So it goes, …Like Clockwork

Queens of the Stone Age – …Like Clockwork – Album Review 6.5/10 …Like Clockwork is Queens of the Stone Age’s sixth studio album.  It was released on June 4th, 2013 via Matador Records.  The release marked QOTSA’s return from a … Continue reading

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If the theme songs from 70’s PBS children’s programming were an album, and it was completely awesome…

Tame Impala – Lonerism – Album Review 9.5 / 10 Lonerism is Tame Impala’s second full-length album, the first being 2010’s great, but not quite as close to perfect effort, Innerspeaker.  Lonerism was released on October 5th, 2012 on Modular Recordings. … Continue reading

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Love it? Hate it? Yeezus, I’m not sure. Love it, I guess.

Kanye West – Yeezus – Album Review 8.0/10 Yeezus is the sixth studio album by the lovable, not in the least bit sociopathic hip-hoppist/producer Kanye West.  It was released on July 18, 2013 by Rock-A-Fella Records and Def Jam Recordings.  Just … Continue reading

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How Do Such Bad Seeds Give Way To Such A Good Crop?

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Push the Sky Away – Album Review 8.5/10 Push the Sky Away is Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds’ fifteenth studio album.  It was released on February 13th, 2013 on Bad Seed Ltd., the … Continue reading

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Never saw myself as the historical fiction type. Yeah well.

The following is a short story I wrote very recently.  Please let me know what you think.  Forgive any formating issues, not very fond of this interface in that regard.  I hope you enjoy it. Cargo A Short Story by … Continue reading

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The Talented Mr. Blake

James Blake – Enough Thunder EP – Album Review 9.5/10 Enough Thunder is the latest EP from James Blake, the boyish producer turned full fledged crooner from across the pond.  It was released in October of 2011 to favorable reviews. … Continue reading

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If it weren’t so trite, this post would be titled “Less is more.”.

Peter, Bjorn, and John – Living Thing – Album Review 9/10 Living Thing is Peter, Bjorn, and John’s fifth studio album.  It was released stateside in late March of 2009 on Almost Gold Recordings.  Reviews were varied but leaning toward … Continue reading

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