Barrett Emke
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 +7Posted on Oct 21st | re: Album Of The Week: Jessie Ware Tough Love (42 comments)

“Say You Love Me” is hardly the best song on the album (although Jessie Ware’s charisma saves it from being irredeemably bland), but the rest is fantastic. Title track and “Want Your Feeling” for the win.

 +2Posted on Oct 15th | re: Ariel Pink Dissed By Grimes, Dismissed By Madonna (201 comments)

Not saying that Ariel Pink isn’t being a misogynistic troll, but here is Grimes also talking about how Madonna sucks:

 +1Posted on Oct 9th | re: Album Of The Week: Tinashe Aquarius (97 comments)

Totally lazy description of Iceage’s (fantastic) new record – which they have not themselves called country anywhere that I’ve seen. That’s a critic’s descriptor.

 -1Posted on Jul 30th | re: Childish Gambino Thinks He's Better Than Drake, Kendrick (51 comments)


 0Posted on Nov 10th, 2013 | re: Inside Arcade Fire's Over-The-Top Reflektor Marketing Campaign (32 comments)

Also, if you weren’t already familiar with/a fan of the band, who really probably stayed tuned in to watch the concert special following SNL? Probably a minority of viewers, not to mention where I am the local NBC station didn’t even air the special, opting for infomercials instead.

 +2Posted on Oct 29th, 2013 | re: Album Of The Week: Sky Ferreira Night Time, My Time (55 comments)

Seriously. It’s also not currently on Spotify. Which makes it incredibly difficult for anyone to sample the album before deciding where or not to purchase it besides, you know, just downloading a leak.

 +4Posted on Oct 25th, 2013 | re: Premature Evaluation: Arcade Fire Reflektor (95 comments)

This is clearly the most interesting record they’ve put out?

 0Posted on Jul 10th, 2013 | re: The 10 Best Beach House Songs (117 comments)

“More / you want more you tell me / more / only time can run me”

Chills every time. I saw them the day of my grandmother’s funeral and they opened with that and god damn it was so beautiful and *tears*.

 0Posted on Jun 28th, 2013 | re: Pixies - "Bagboy" (26 comments)

Those group background vocals kind of make this unlistenable, for me. Also, no Kim, no deal.

 0Posted on Apr 24th, 2013 | re: Premature Evaluation: Deerhunter Monomania (57 comments)

really? probably my least favorite release, after “turn it up faggot” (but still admittedly great.)