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 +5Posted on Aug 26th, 2013 | re: Eminem - "Berzerk" (26 comments)

Thank you for giving me something so fitting to watch while listening to that trainwreck.

 0Posted on Jul 5th, 2013 | re: Entertainment Weekly's 100 Greatest Albums Ever (242 comments)

EW also released a list of the top 100 novels of all time.

Here’s a spoiler: they snubbed Steinbeck.

‘Nuff said.

 +7Posted on Jun 28th, 2013 | re: Entertainment Weekly's 100 Greatest Albums Ever (242 comments)

In the Aeroplane Over the Sea? Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band?

 0Posted on Jun 21st, 2013 | re: The 10 Best Pink Floyd Songs (125 comments)

Jugband Blues? :(

(or is that considered to be more of a Syd Barrett piece?)

 +2Posted on Jun 15th, 2013 | re: Kanye West Yeezus Comment Party (320 comments)

I agree with you about the use of autotune on Yeezus. For a record that predominantly packs a harsher and more raw aesthetic, its inclusion of squeaky-clean vox effects gives some of the tracks a less intimate and immediate effect than they maybe ought to have.

 0Posted on Jun 7th, 2013 | re: Band To Watch: Krill (7 comments)

The lead singer sounds like the unholy child of Alanis Morisette and Billy Corgan.

 0Posted on Jun 7th, 2013 | re: Watch Avey Tare's New Band Slasher Flicks' Live Debut (2 comments)

That video’s not the best impression of the new band.

Here’s a better video (and not to mention a better song):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Lm-BZiSs0Ic

 -5Posted on May 31st, 2013 | re: Yeezus Cover Revealed (24 comments)

Interesting how this cover art is more fascinating and thought-provoking than some of the most Storm Thorgerson-esque albums covers out there. Smart design.

 0Posted on May 26th, 2013 | re: Pity Sex - "Wind Up" (Stereogum Premiere) (38 comments)

I think that “Pity Sex” is an awesome band name. And perhaps this virgin is a little naive but how exactly would the term be offensive, let alone misogynistic?

BTW, sweet song. I love how folks like Pity Sex, Mac DeMarco, Cloud Nothings and others are bringing back the sound of 90s alt-rock. It is about time for a revival.

 +2Posted on May 19th, 2013 | re: Watch Kanye West Do "Black Skinhead" & "New Slaves" On SNL (85 comments)

“Black Skinhead” is cool but I wonder how much cooler it would be if MC Ride were to have done the opening screams.