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 0Posted on Jan 5th, 2010 | re: Premature Evaluation: Vampire Weekend - Contra (56 comments)

Go listen to Paul Simon’s Hearts &Bones, then listen to I Think UR A Contra. If they wanna keep plugging through the man’s oeuvre, that’s okay by me.

 0Posted on Dec 2nd, 2009 | re: New Killers Video - "Happy Birthday Guadalupe" (14 comments)

Absolutely cheesy. That’s what they’re about right now – look at everything surrounding Day & Age. That said, this is a pretty legitimately good song, Christmas/charity single or not.

 0Posted on Oct 2nd, 2009 | re: New Frightened Rabbit - "Swim Until You Can't See Land" & "Fun Stuff" (2 comments)

“Fun Stuff” is a song formerly known as “Last Tango In Brooklyn” with more noise added in. “Swim” is fantastic, definitely can’t wait for a new album.

 0Posted on Jul 25th, 2009 | re: SPIN's 20 Greatest Albums Of 2009 ... So Far (219 comments)

If you limit your list to anything less than seven digits, someone’s going to bitch what you put on it and what you left on. No need for the laundry list.

 0Posted on Jul 25th, 2009 | re: SPIN's 20 Greatest Albums Of 2009 ... So Far (219 comments)

I may in fact be the only one glad to see Ida Maria in here – it isn’t as divisive or as memorable as a lot of the year’s big stuff, but there’s not a bad song on the album. “Stella” was one of my favorites last year and she delivered plenty more.

 0Posted on Jul 1st, 2009 | re: U2 Launch 360° Tour In Barcelona (25 comments)

No love for Muse or Kaiser Chiefs?

 0Posted on Jun 30th, 2009 | re: New Twilight Sad - "I Became A Prostitute" (5 comments)

A fantastic song. It’ll probably end up one of my favorites once we can figure out what the hell he’s saying.

 0Posted on Jun 25th, 2009 | re: Michael Jackson Dies Of Heart Attack (176 comments)

Respects, man.

The saddest thing is that an entire generation will remember him primarily for his, er, alleged crimes and not for the fact that (albeit with more than a little help from Quincy Jones), he was one of the greatest pop artists there will ever be.

 0Posted on Jun 9th, 2009 | re: New Killers Video - "A Dustland Fairytale" (47 comments)

Man, just when I thought Day & Age proved they weren’t trying to be The Great American Band…