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Avey Tare killed it. I Definitely dig this more than Panda's releases.
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October 18, 2010 on Avey Tare – Down There Premature Evaluation
Whoa. Edgy commentary. J/k. Good to see a strong opinion in the negative direction around here for once. Opinions are good, people.
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October 18, 2010 on Cold War Kids – “Royal Blue”
Definitely more reviews and a ranking system. Album of the Week is a great idea. The Heavy Rotation can be a lot to take in and it seems like nothing is heavily rotated for very long. Also (keep in ming I don't know any technical web page terms), I think the site just generally needs to be cleaned up. When scrolling through the News stories, when you click Read More, you are taken to another page. I like the way Pitchfork has it set up where it the story drops down on the same page. The front page of the site has News stories mixed with videos mixed with features mixed with mp3's...it's a mess. I really think a cleaner layout would definitely benefit the user experience and get people to sign in and jnoin the discussion.
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October 1, 2010 on Stereogum Monthly Mix: October 2010
Whatever happened to the band "Surf City"? They "rocked out" and were "explosive." They sure as hell blew me away more than this record.
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August 21, 2010 on The Walkmen – Lisbon Premature Evaluation
Is that the Black Hole Sun lady?
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August 20, 2010 on Toro Y Moi – “Low Shoulder” Video
I really really dig this tune. I am surprised so many people hate it
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March 30, 2010 on MGMT – “Flash Delirium” Video
Great evening of girlfriend out with friends, Caribou's Swim on headphones, dog by my side, and bottles of Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout.
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March 12, 2010 on Premature Evaluation: Caribou – Swim
Thats pretty funny seeing VW in the context of your album art. Love it
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February 8, 2010 on Vampire Weekend Cover Rancid
I have probably listened to Blood Visions more than any other album an its still in constant rotation over 3 years later. One of my first dates with my girl friend we to a Jay Reatard show. I have so many memories with his music. I am truly devasted by this. RIP
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January 14, 2010 on R.I.P. Jay Reatard
Disappointed at first because I felt like the best songs are songs we already heard before and we know really well by now. After repeated listens, other great moments start to pop up, like the bass in "Trouble Comes Running" and some of those great, extended, minimalist Spoon jams and grooves in "Out Go the Lights" and "I Saw the Light."
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January 12, 2010 on Premature Evaluation: Spoon – Transference
Micachu & the Shapes should definitely be on this list. It was one of the funnest and most interesting of the year.
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December 9, 2009 on Best Album 2009
Carles: Post more alt butts: http://www.hipsterrunoff.com/2009/01/i-think-im-growing-out-of-partying.html
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December 9, 2009 on Hipster Runoff On The 2009 Gummys
This made my week. I hope my coworkers aren't scared of things labeled "noise," "punk," or "metal." I'm way too excited for this album.
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December 8, 2009 on New Liars – “Scissor”
I just don't get it.
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December 3, 2009 on Grammys 2010 Nominees
Why am I more intrigued by Beck now, in the last couple of years, than ever before?
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November 19, 2009 on New Beck – “Harry Partch”
Gentleman Jesse was one of the most under rated albums pretty much... ever. I'm glad somebody, somewhere, is fiinally giving them a little credit. For some reason, the blogs didn't pick up on it... so basically nobody else did either. BTW, check out their Halloween show pics from last Saturday at the Earl. RAWK!!
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November 2, 2009 on Paste’s 50 Best Albums Of The Decade
So thats why he is suddenly trying to get 2 albums out before the end of the year. Things aren't looking too good for him or his asshole next year. But really, felony gun possesion? That is just stupid.
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October 22, 2009 on Lil Wayne Facing Year In Jail
This list is actually full of great albums. I wish they included Let it Bloom by the Black Lips, though.
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October 3, 2009 on Pitchfork’s 20 Greatest Albums Of The ’00s
Seriously, F*** all you Politically Correct douchebags. Black Lips don't give fuck about all you whiney lame-o's. Black Lips and their fans are all about good times and rock n roll. I honestly can not believe you people can't handle a little fist fighting and a fowl mouth. Go hide under your blankets.
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October 1, 2009 on New Black Lips Video – “Let It Grow”
I don't what you people don't understand about the Earth has been cooling for the past 11 years.
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September 22, 2009 on Thom Yorke Does “Reckoner” For The Age Of Stupid
This is even better than I thought it would be and a lot better than Let the Blind... I'm so glad to finally listen to it. It was killing knowing that Stereogum had Logos for so long and I couldn't hear it. How about the new King Khan & BBQ for a Pre Eval when that comes around?
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September 2, 2009 on Premature Evaluation: Atlas Sound – Logos
It was pretty hilarious how the whole internet got so worked up about an EP that doesn't even exist. Still, the first thing I did when I got on my computer this morning was see if Wall of Ice was available.
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August 17, 2009 on Radiohead Officially Release “These Are My Twisted Words”
I lost my shit to Thunder Lightning Strike, but not so much the seond one. Anyhow, I didn't even know they were working on a new one...Something to look forward to.
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August 11, 2009 on Progress Report: The Go! Team
I love the randomness, the beach, beautiful girls, the communal feel and the collage of images and colors at the end. Possible my new fav video.
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August 7, 2009 on New Banjo Or Freakout Video – “Upside Down”
Im pretty sure they're the largest animals out there.
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August 4, 2009 on New Modest Mouse Video – “King Rat” (Directed By Heath Ledger)
Are you from East Atlanta (Obviously)?
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July 31, 2009 on New Arctic Monkeys – “My Propeller”
I know you guys have Atlas Sound's Logos. Please give us a premature evaluation. (Or does it have to leak first?)
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July 31, 2009 on Premature Evaluation: Arctic Monkeys – Humbug
Please describe to us, track by track, in detail, how amazing the album is.
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July 29, 2009 on Atlas Sound & Broadcast Hit The Road, Gently
For those us who thought Hell does not exist, we just got hatcheted down
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July 22, 2009 on That’s Your Gathering: The 10th Annual Gathering Of The Juggalos