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D.A.R.K. – “Gunfight”

D.A.R.K., the new supergroup that features Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan and former Smiths bassist Andy Rourke, are getting ready to release their debut album Science
Tom Breihan | 1:13 pm

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A Healthy Gucci Mane Is A Strange And Wondrous Thing

He doesn't look the same. That's the first thing you notice. The second thing you notice is that he looks great. Since coming home from…
Tom Breihan | 12:41 pm

Nite Jewel – “Running Out Of Time (Julia Holter Remix)”

Nite Jewel and Julia Holter both make hazy, flickering forms of personal, auteurist pop music. But the two artists are vastly different from one another,…
Tom Breihan | 11:21 am

Nas & Erykah Badu – “This Bitter Land”

The forthcoming movie The Land is an independent drama about skateboarder kids in Cleveland. Erykah Badu acts in the movie, and Nas is among its…
Tom Breihan | 10:37 am

Eddie Money Fires Back At “Chemo” Drummer And His “Groupie” Fiancée In New Court Filing

We've learned a lot of strange things in 2016, and on that list, the idea that '80s AOR star Eddie Money is a complete dick…
Tom Breihan | 10:17 am

Comments from Tom Breihan

Lungfish fuckin rules but I like that Pupils album better than any Lungfish proper.
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July 26, 2016 on Every Dischord Record Is On Bandcamp Now
Girl Band and my hangover were not clicking with each other.
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July 19, 2016 on Pitchfork 2016 Was Our Great Antisocial Music Festival
Thought about making the Rolling Stone cover the graphic for this piece.
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June 29, 2016 on The Future Era Is Over
I've been in rooms with both of those guys before. I am fairly confident I could disarm El by starting a discussion about the respective merits of different Steven Seagal movies. Mike would just pull out my spine like a Mortal Kombat fatality & laugh at me.
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June 22, 2016 on El-P Not Cool With Run The Jewels Movie Title
Please do.
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June 17, 2016 on Odelay Turns 20
Song is great! Video is whatever! I have a strong personal aversion to that whole TV Carnage thing.
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June 17, 2016 on The 5 Best Videos Of The Week
I think he's pretty bad at rapping, and I don't really understand his whole thing. He's good on "Mixtape" tho.
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June 15, 2016 on Kodak Black Is Everything Great About Rap Music
I went to college there, and I can say with some authority that no, it isn't, come on.
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May 18, 2016 on Post Malone’s Codeine Dirtbag Blues
Pavement were godawful terrible at Lolla 95. (I saw the set where they got pelted with mud.)
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May 16, 2016 on Let’s All Remember The Late-’90s Swing Revival
He used his DatPiff account to post it.
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May 13, 2016 on Premature Evaluation: Chance The Rapper Coloring Book
The Ferg album is good! I planned to write about it! But Ferg's label sent me a stream that expired after one listen. I had to keep re-requesting it. I can't really write about an album like that. But I'll have things to say about it once I get reliable access.
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April 19, 2016 on Album Of The Week: Wire Nocturnal Koreans
Can't believe I didn't recognize it at first, but that's the beat from Super Cat's "Dolly My Baby."
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April 12, 2016 on Action Bronson – “Mr. 2 Face” (Feat. Meyhem Lauren & Jah Tiger)
Yeah, that's my bad, wrote that too fast. Fixed.
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April 6, 2016 on R.I.P. Merle Haggard
I've tried again and again and again. They have, I want to say, 4 songs that I think are pretty good. I can list them if you want.
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April 5, 2016 on Album Of The Week: Parquet Courts Human Performance
"One Dance" > "Pop Style." So maybe, in this one instance, music > rap.
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April 5, 2016 on Drake – “Pop Style” (Feat. Kanye West & Jay Z) + “One Dance” (Feat. Wizkid & Kyla)
I don't miss working at Pitchfork. I just have a very high self-opinion, is all.
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April 5, 2016 on Album Of The Week: Parquet Courts Human Performance