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 0Posted on Oct 6th, 2010 | re: Win John Lennon's Signature Box (298 comments)

“Working Class Hero”

 0Posted on Sep 22nd, 2010 | re: Win David Bowie's Station To Station Deluxe Box (325 comments)

Life on Mars.

 0Posted on Aug 6th, 2010 | re: 1993 Radiohead Marketing FAIL (38 comments)

ha yeah that weird necklace guy totally proves that anyone can play guitar.

 -1Posted on Jul 31st, 2010 | re: Arcade Fire - The Suburbs Premature Evaluation (124 comments)

waited until i could get it on vinyl to give it a listen.

it lacks obvious hooks on the first listen. kinda same-y, yeah, but i hope that goes away with more spins. they’ve definitely created an atmosphere devoid of funeral’s sweeping highs and lows, but it’s still enjoyable and full of feeling. the Regine songs are the standouts, i think.
seems like the suburbs will be one of those albums that will fit nicely into the background while i study or work, whereas funeral always reaches out and demands my attention too much for me to be able to focus on anything else.

interestingly, “suburban war” is track 15 on vinyl (rather than track 9)… which is good, because that makes “month of may” the opener for disc 2. really needed an infusion of energy at that point when i was putting on side 3.

 0Posted on Jul 30th, 2010 | re: Ra Ra Riot - "Too Dramatic" (14 comments)

yep. inoffensive, low-key, catchy, poppy goodness. not expecting a radical departure from The Rhumb Line.

 0Posted on Jun 28th, 2010 | re: Phish - "In The Aeroplane Over The Sea" (Neutral Milk Hotel Cover) Live (15 comments)

i mean … yeah.

 +1Posted on Apr 29th, 2010 | re: Billy Vs Courtney Pt. 16 (10 comments)

at least this new stuff he’s releasing is pretty good

 0Posted on Apr 28th, 2010 | re: SPIN's 125 Best Albums Of The Past 25 Years (90 comments)

I mean … yeah. “Kid A” should be in the top 10 (nevermind the top 125) no matter what your criteria … most influential, greatest album, best vocal performance, most beautiful fucking lyrics, &c. I am OK, however, with OK Computer being their highest ranked Radiohead LP.
NMH’s absence is also glaring, for sure. “It’s Blitz!” is not the YYY’s best album. REM should be higher up, as should Wilco. More Smiths, more Pixies, please.

but it’s aight.

 0Posted on Apr 9th, 2010 | re: Atoms For Peace/Flying Lotus @ Roseland, NYC 4/5/10 (11 comments)

that eraser video is SICK

 +1Posted on Mar 31st, 2010 | re: Guess The L_llapal__za 2010 Lineup (63 comments)

more likely green day.