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 +2Posted at 12:25am | re: Smith Westerns Confirm Breakup In New Interview (9 comments)

All of their albums are very good and highly re-listenable. This is too bad because I always felt like their best was yet to come.

 0Posted on Dec 19th | re: Watch Kendrick Lamar Debut A New Song On Colbert (29 comments)

Well then jeez I hope they don’t drop the albums then. I don’t know you, but I’m sure they don’t want blood on their hands.

 +3Posted on Dec 19th | re: Stream Miguel's New Surprise EP (15 comments)

Wow “nwa” is a killer song.

 +4Posted on Dec 17th | re: Watch Kendrick Lamar Debut A New Song On Colbert (29 comments)

I was excited for this album, but also afraid that it couldn’t live up to the hype. This has me totally convinced. Amazing song.

I know we’re all still reeling from D’Angelo, but can Kendrick and Chance just go ahead and surprise-drop their albums as Christmas gifts already?

 +1Posted on Dec 16th | re: The Decemberists - "The Wrong Year" (7 comments)

Having heard the whole thing, I can say that, while the songs individually sound a little slight, the album somehow comes across on a pretty grand scale. Not sure if it’s the number of tracks (14), but I think it ends up working more than The King is Dead because of this.

Also, the last two songs are two of the best they’ve done IMO. Especially the last one, “A Beginning Song.” It sounds like it should accompany the end of a movie, which for some reason is my favorite type of song.

 -1Posted on Dec 15th | re: Watch Charli XCX Play SNL (16 comments)

I was thinking the same thing, but was honestly going to keep it to myself because everyone seems to be so damn enamored with her. In fact, I said “I don’t know what to make of this…” in the middle of her second song and my GF interrupted to say “I really like this song.” It was as if she knew I was going to say something negative and she preemptively shut it down.

Also, what was up with the late 90′s style? She looked like a Spice Girl.

 +3Posted on Dec 15th | re: Modest Mouse - "Lampshades On Fire" (42 comments)

I don’t get the whole “this is so ‘pop’” consensus around here. It’s upbeat and a little more fleshed out instrumentally than their early stuff, but I think it’s got that ragged, edgy vibe to it that was a bit softened on “We Were Dead…”

The point is, I really like it.

 +1Posted on Dec 13th | re: Shut Up, Dude: This Week's Best And Worst Comments (50 comments)

Nice. I added a few.

 +2Posted on Dec 13th | re: Shut Up, Dude: This Week's Best And Worst Comments (50 comments)

I’ll take this time to reiterate how great I thought our final list was. Still the best one I’ve seen. I’m thinking it should be considered a great honor to make this list – the list of the PEOPLE. But they probably don’t care…

“I have been informed I’m basically kissing an MTV “Woodie” award goodbye forever.”

Haha Father John you crazy.