Kyle Jameson

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Did it take anyone else 30 minutes to read this, because you stopped to listen to “This Is Water” by David Foster Wallace?

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July 30, 2015 on Q&A: Ought On David Foster Wallace, Banning Shirtless Bros, & Their New Album Sun Coming Down

Angel Olsen – Burn Your Fire For No Witness

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December 8, 2014 on Win Stereogum’s 10 Best Albums Of 2014 On Vinyl Courtesy Of Insound

I could buy a monthly membership to a museum and go look a piece of art as many times as I want. Although, I certainly wouldn’t damage art and claim a small piece of it as my own.

As far as being a part of a grand experiment, I’m grateful that centuries of scientists contributed small bits of knowledge to technology we enjoy today. Nikola Tesla, for example, died alone, impoverished and in debt, but history remembers him with gratitude. Progress doesn’t come without sacrifice.

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November 6, 2014 on Taylor Swift Discusses Spotify Stance, Swiftamine Sketch

I would flip your Pharrell and Iggy guesses. “Handy” is probably Pharrell, because it’s the biggest crossover hit of the year, so it makes sense that he’d lead with it. And “Tacky” is an antonym of “Fancy,” so it must be Iggy. I’ll also throw out that “Inactive” might be a take on “Radioactive”?

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July 2, 2014 on Weird Al’s Mandatory Fun Tracklist Reveals Probable Parodies Of Iggy Azalea, Lorde, Robin Thicke

I think both videos are borrowing dance moves from a wedding I attended in 2010.

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April 18, 2014 on Did Pharrell’s “24 Hours Of ‘Happy'” Rip Off Girl Walk // All Day?

I just returned to Neon Bible last week for the first time in a while and it was better than I remember. I’d like to see at least one more song from that record make the cut.

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June 5, 2013 on The 10 Best Arcade Fire Songs

“Dude that has sex with pigs for money but only as a side thing right now, I’m just short on cash and have irons in the fire but in this economy it’ll have to do my name is Lenny.”

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June 5, 2013 on The Lonely Island – “Spell It Out” Video

Maybe my Animal Collective fandom makes me biased, but I love “Doin’ It Right (feat. Panda Bear)”. I also enjoyed the tracks featuring Pharrell and Paul Williams (they’re married, right?).

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May 13, 2013 on Daft Punk Random Access Memories Comment Party

Bright Eyes was my gateway artist in high school. Ten years later, I can still tell you that my friend handed me a mix CD with the following songs: Lover I Don’t Have To Love, Perfect Sonnet, Waste of Paint, Calendar Hung Itself, Bowl of Oranges, and Sunrise, Sunset.

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April 25, 2013 on The 10 Best Bright Eyes Songs

I played it before it was removed and YouTube is letting me replay it. So, if you want to hear it, come on over.

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April 1, 2013 on !!! – “One Girl/One Boy”

I would like an extra camera permanently fixed on the audience during performances such as this. Then place that frame in the lower right-hand corner of the screen.

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January 16, 2013 on Watch A$AP Rocky On Letterman With A-Trak, AraabMuzik, DJ Clark Kent

This is the route I prefer to go when constructing a year-end list; favorite vs. best. I don’t have the scientific method or background to magically deduce who created the best music, so I’ll just list what I enjoyed the most in 2012.

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December 5, 2012 on NPR’s 50 Favorite Albums Of 2012

Are they just upset that no one cares about Incubus and 311 anymore?

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August 24, 2012 on LA Weekly’s 20 Worst Hipster Bands

They must have played “Father Time” at P4K last summer, because it sounds familiar.

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August 19, 2012 on Centipede Hz Comment Party

The remixes really focus on Gotye’s voice and lyrics.

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August 16, 2012 on Cornelius Remixes Gotye

I enjoyed this walk down memory lane. I’m only two years older than you, although, I didn’t run across this album until two years after its release. It changed everything about how I listen to music; understanding writing, who I listened to – not to mention how I started to see the world around me.

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August 13, 2012 on Lifted, Or The Story Is In The Soil, Keep Your Ear To The Ground Turns 10

This explains what I thought was déjà vu.

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August 1, 2012 on Watch Animal Collective Play “Today’s Supernatural” At P4K Fest ’11

Sounds hauntingly like E.L.O. – “Don’t Bring Me Down”. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tl9yP_llY8s

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May 9, 2012 on The Hives – “Go Right Ahead” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

They’re from San Francisco and he wore a 49ers jacket; I think that’s pretty great.

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April 19, 2012 on Watch Girls On Conan

Why they thought this album needed 15 songs, I don’t know. Shrink this album down to nine or ten tracks and polish up the new tracks and you may salvage something compelling.

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January 25, 2012 on Premature Evaluation: Lana Del Rey Born To Die