Alex Thomas Hanson

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This is very very good news. I’m very very excited!

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August 4, 2015 on Parquet Courts Sign To Rough Trade, Announce New EP

I’ll be dat guy. Just gave it a second listen, this time with headphones. Woooofta. Some crazy sonic blippeez and gurgles and channel slides and a lot more going on than through computron speakers. It’s good either way, but a lot more fun with headphones on.

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July 16, 2015 on Download Wilco’s Surprise New Album Star Wars

I’m digging it more than anything since A Ghost is Born. Even seems Loose Fur-y at times which I think is a good direction to work towards. Maybe Jim O’Rourke was involved in some capacity? I know there were some conflicting reports about a new Loose Fur record coming this year or next.

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July 16, 2015 on Download Wilco’s Surprise New Album Star Wars

Was digging a couple of months back and found this. At the veeeeery end of this article it mentions,

“Kotche is also a member of the trio Loose Fur, along with Jim O’Rourke and Jeff Tweedy, who have just recorded their third studio record.”


Maybe one of the records he mentioned?

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May 27, 2015 on Premature Evaluation: Jim O’Rourke Simple Songs

Yeah, it’s kind of like how I always make sure to fart in my car right before I get out. Just in case somebody steals it while I’m shopping at Home Depot.

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March 11, 2015 on Kanye West – “Awesome”

A big reason why I like this song is because it reminds me that the Ghostbusters theme exists.

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January 14, 2015 on Watch Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars Funk Up Ellen’s Studio Audience

If some of these returntorootsfolksongs have a bit of noisy electric guitar flourishes in them (a la Pickerel Lake), I’ll be a happy camper.

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January 13, 2015 on Sufjan Stevens Announces Carrie & Lowell Album, A Return To His “Folk Roots”

Cellphone Commercial Rok Songz

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November 25, 2014 on Watch Bleachers’ Apple Pay Ad

Maybe it’s just me, but I feel like “Santeria” builds to something even more Sublime, than “Santaria” does.

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October 1, 2014 on The Black Ryder – “Santaria” (Stereogum Premiere)

my thoughts exactly

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September 2, 2014 on Foxygen – “Cosmic Vibrations”

Eeeeeh. I was at this show. There was quite a bit of cat calling/”look how funny I am” type-things being shouted in between songs, and I’m pretty sure the gang around this camera was involved. At one point, SVE just said “Uhhh…help?” to her bandmates. I mean, she took it all in stride, but it was preeeetttaaay annoooooying.

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July 17, 2014 on Watch Justin Vernon Join Sharon Van Etten In Minneapolis

So. Rad.

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May 29, 2014 on Stream Parquet Courts Sunbathing Animal

This thing is badazz

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April 7, 2014 on Stream Protomartyr Under Color Of Official Right


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January 8, 2014 on Watch Washed Out Play Letterman

This is the record of the year :)

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May 6, 2013 on Download Adult Swim’s Garage Swim Compilation

Goddamn. You look at those dudes, and then you listen to those dudes, and then you realize that they were the coolest motherfuckaz ever.

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May 5, 2013 on The 10 Best The Band Songs

Uh…yeah. What the fuck?

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April 3, 2013 on Free Energy – “Wild Life”


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December 23, 2012 on Frank Ocean – “Wiseman”