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Solomon Umana
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 0Posted on Mar 17th | re: Wye Oak - "Glory" (2 comments)

This was far and away the highlight of the SXSW show I saw them do. So good.

 +1Posted on Oct 24th, 2013 | re: Guided By Voices' Feud With eBaying Ex-Drummer Gets Ugly (27 comments)

Which is hilarious considering “Under the Hedge” is about Leo and Pollard getting into a fight.

 -1Posted on Jun 3rd, 2013 | re: Stream Surfer Blood Pythons (15 comments)

Again, while I appreciate Stereogum’s stance on the issue from a moral standpoint, I honestly don’t see why you continue to cover Surfer Blood. Maybe I’d get it if the writers thought they were one of the best bands currently out there, but “slight-but-catchy” is hardly a ringing endorsement. Why not just leave the band to the hundreds of other internet blogs?

 0Posted on May 23rd, 2013 | re: Broken Social Scene x Years - "Day Of The Kid" (Stereogum Premiere) (3 comments)

I still can’t tell whether or not the hiatus is over, given this, the performances, and the contributions to Son of Rogues Gallery. I hope it is.

Also, I can’t believe I just completely forgot about Years. The Major Lift was my jam back in 2010.

This actually infuriates me because Mount Pleasant’s the high school I’d be going to if I hadn’t moved to Texas. Good on them, though.

 0Posted on Apr 17th, 2013 | re: Surfer Blood - "Demon Dance" Video (23 comments)

Personally, as much I continue to enjoy Surfer Blood, I do think that it would be better for Stereogum to just stop covering them than have to preface every article with “Yes, we know he beat his girlfriend, but…” This website’s moral standing is clear and admirable, and I don’t think it’s worthwhile for the writers to acknowledge music that pretty clearly strikes them as tainted.

 0Posted on Apr 14th, 2013 | re: Watch Phoenix And R. Kelly Perform Together At Coachella (4 comments)

Sorry, could you repeat that?

 +2Posted on Apr 12th, 2013 | re: The National - "Don't Swallow The Cap" (32 comments)

It’s odd, as taken as I was with Demons, my only worry with that song was that it’s too “The National” and didn’t seem to push their sound too far forward. If anything, this song is even more quintessentially “National” than Demons, but somehow it doesn’t matter this time because it’s so, so perfectly done.

 +5Posted on Apr 8th, 2013 | re: The National - "Demons" (73 comments)

Quoth the raven, “I came”

Also, “alligators in the sewers”

 0Posted on Apr 2nd, 2013 | re: The Flaming Lips & Bon Iver - "Ashes In The Air" Video (NSFW) (15 comments)

Well, at least the Terror is good.