Joe Howse

Comments from Joe Howse

In fairness I know some who like the production & the vocal hook of same love but they tend to just listen to the pt two thing the woman who sings it did (i'm blanking on her name)
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January 23, 2016 on Iggy Azalea Responded To Macklemore’s “White Privilege II” And Talib Kweli’s Not Having It
One a related note, I don't know a single gay person (me included) who doesn't hate all of Macklemore's lyrics in Same Love. The message of that song is basically 'I think gays should probably be able to get married because my uncle is gay NO HOMO THO, I MYSELF HAVE BEEN A HETEROSEXUAL SINCE I CAME OUT OF THE WOMB.' I feel a little nauseous whenever someone calls it an anthem...
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January 23, 2016 on Iggy Azalea Responded To Macklemore’s “White Privilege II” And Talib Kweli’s Not Having It
Go and read his wikipedia page; it was obviously written by a PR Guy/Family Member/Clementine himself. It makes me happy.
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November 21, 2015 on Benjamin Clementine Wins 2015 Mercury Prize
can anyone actual work out how this website works and how to get the damn song to play because i cannot.
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September 11, 2014 on EMA – “False Flag”
"there’s an outside chance it will be revelatory. It will probably be garbage, though" increasingly sums up my attitude towards everything the flaming lips do
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May 12, 2014 on Miley Cyrus Gives An Update On Flaming Lips Collaborations
They did a bloody incredible plugged in cover at Birthdays in Dalston a little bit after this was recorded
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April 8, 2014 on Watch Speedy Ortiz Cover Blur’s “Bugman” Acoustic
I didn't really like OK Cupid beyond its novelty value when it came out but I really like where Kitty is going and I'm really excited about her album dropping. This and Second Life are insanely good songs
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February 7, 2014 on Kitty – “285”
i subscribed before i even watched the video.
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January 29, 2014 on Courtney Love, YouTube Personality
"Texan rap absurdist Riff Raff is supposedly for-real coming out with his proper debut album Neon Icon is supposedly coming really soon" - u ok tom? maybe get rid of one of those supposedly comings?
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January 2, 2014 on Riff Raff – “Suckas Askin Questions” (Feat. Lil Debbie) Video
Stereogum: Calls Like A Rolling Stone 'generation-defining' Stereogum: Does not put it on this list.
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December 17, 2013 on The 10 Best Bob Dylan Songs
He spends the whole video laughing about the fact he's 'never told anyone' about it and 'can't believe he's doing it' when he's obviously provided the info to the interviewer as a topic and has the song on his phone ready to show them. douche.
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November 3, 2013 on Panic! At The Disco’s Brendon Urie Is Pretty Pissed At Fiona Apple For Denying Them A Sample
Dude, what part of 'my mum' makes you think i want to talk about the extent to which those people think they're sexy?
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October 25, 2013 on NME’s Top 500 Albums Of All Time
Ok, I lol'ed at 402 - Mystery Jets, 'Twenty One'
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October 25, 2013 on NME’s Top 500 Albums Of All Time
"Nobody believes... Pulp’s Different Class is the 6th best." Maybe it's a British thing, but Different Class is pretty much worshiped as a flawless masterpiece by a lot of people I know (including my best friend, my mum, my old music teacher, and my old boss)
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October 25, 2013 on NME’s Top 500 Albums Of All Time
But on the other hand, as he currently presents himself, he's doing a world of good for people who feel unable to place themselves within a strict label system. I know I have friends who have been attracted to both genders but don't feel that calling themselves bi or gay is accurate. It's doing a whole other group of people a world of good having somebody in the public spotlight is willing to say; 1. 'I am attracted to both genders, but one more than the other and neither particularly often' 2. 'My sexuality is complicated and i don't owe anyone a full explanation of it'. I personally think that is far more helpful for sexually confused people than having him give some rambling, contradictory, convoluted explanation of himself.
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October 20, 2013 on Morrissey: “I Am Not Homosexual”
It'll be really awkward if nobody bids, christ...
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October 18, 2013 on Guided By Voices Drummer Puts Kit On eBay For $55k
I'd personally go with 1. Hounds of Love, 2. The Dreaming, 3. The Sensual World, 4. Aerial, 5. The Kick Inside, 6. Never For Ever, 7. 50 Words For Snow, 8. Lionheart, 9. Red Shoes
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October 9, 2013 on Kate Bush Albums From Worst To Best
I love the Slits sample in this
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October 4, 2013 on Lauryn Hill – “Consumerism”
On another note my best friend hates this album and refers to it as 'Menstrual Rage: The Musical!' so there's that.
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June 22, 2013 on Exile In Guyville Turns 20
People don't talk enough about how fucking AMAZING this album is in every aspect. I find it really difficult to put into words how good Guyville is, and how much it means to me personally. 'Shatter' is one of my top 5 favourite songs of all time.
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June 21, 2013 on Exile In Guyville Turns 20
The fact that there are 6 X's on the front and 6 numbers on the record is probably no coincidence ------/------/------/936557/------/------ It's only going to be solvable once we have a sequence of 36 numbers Hopefully it'll be leading to a new BoC album though; if the countdown thing mentioned on Consequence of Sound is right then we've only got 259 days to wait!
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April 22, 2013 on Boards Of Canada Release Mysterious 12″ For Record Store Day
I think you may have misunderstood the whole 'tragedy+time=comedy' formula here dude.
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April 19, 2013 on Daft Punk – “Get Lucky”
If that's true are we allowed to start making 'City With No Children' jokes?
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February 25, 2013 on Joanna Newsom & Andy Samberg Are Engaged
I'd put The Woods over Dig Me Out, but otherwise I completely agree with this list (for like the first time ever)
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February 6, 2013 on Sleater-Kinney Albums From Worst To Best
Anyone who thinks the Knife isn't worth coming out of retirement for is wrong.
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January 24, 2013 on The Knife – “Full Of Fire”
Still loading in the UK
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January 24, 2013 on The Knife – “Full Of Fire”
By its very nature a song like this should NOT make me happy. But it's just been so long since I was freaked out by a new Knife song, I just can't help myself.
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January 24, 2013 on The Knife – “Full Of Fire”
I'm too much of a fangirl to be able to give a well reasoned judgement on the album right now. I may be back when I've calmed myself down.
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January 24, 2013 on Stream Tegan & Sara Heartthrob