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Prog & Americana both fair poorly with them, though prog a bit worse still.
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August 23, 2016 on Album Of The Week: Vince Staples Prima Donna
Aquemini is truly as good as it gets, but this is their #2 best album and absolutely the essential step towards Aquemini. As such it's still an absolute beaut and, like its successor, a really unique sounding, cohesive piece of progressive work. I've never cared for "Ova da Wudz", though.
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August 19, 2016 on ATLiens Turns 20
Though I think this album is pretty damn good, so maybe -5.
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August 19, 2016 on ATLiens Turns 20
Well actually it's Andre who has that verse about "is he on drugs? gay? when ya'll gonna break up when ya'll gonna wake up...", but yeah your intial comment shouldn't be at -9.
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August 19, 2016 on ATLiens Turns 20
Aw, Mike, now what'd you have to go and say that for? I get it, you're bummed about Bernie, we all are...but this such an ignorant, dumbshit statement, think before you speak in frustration. Is Hillary ideal? Like everyone's been saying, HRC is hardly ideal, but she's so much better suited for the job (ie sane, politically experienced, not given to stoking flames of bigotry) that your statement is absurd. Don't waste your relevance as a voice in the country's political discussions on kicking over the chess board.
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August 12, 2016 on Killer Mike Claims That Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton Are “The Same Thing”
No "Can You Picture That"? All the same, long live Dr. Teeth!
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August 8, 2016 on Watch Muppet Band Dr. Teeth & The Electric Mayhem Play Their First Festival At Outside Lands
Nah, eating is great and different - the kind of thing I would wanna do for a show. This was just ill-conceived because obviously people were going to do exactly what they did. Better for your lungs, too.
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August 8, 2016 on 24 People Treated After Eating Free Edibles At “The Last Weekend On Earth” Fest
Oh, and The Strokes' "Oblivius"
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August 4, 2016 on Vote For The Song Of The Summer 2016
3 or 4 songs from the Avalanches album for sure - "If I Were a Folkstar", "Frank Sinatra", "Because I'm Me". Domo Genesis ft. Anderson Paak - "Dapper" Chance - "Angels" (and a few others as runners up)
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August 4, 2016 on Vote For The Song Of The Summer 2016
I was a bit bummed that Lewis didn't take a more prominent vocal on it. But I'm glad to hear the comp mentioned at all - Jim James' "Candyman" is great.
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August 4, 2016 on Vote For The Song Of The Summer 2016
That or "If I Was a Folkstar", different as they are.
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August 4, 2016 on Vote For The Song Of The Summer 2016
Great news! Please Be Honest left me totally flat after having loved most of the reunion stuff, but Gillard is a great Pollard accomplice, and was the driving musical force when I was seeing the band frequently in the early 2000s. Now I'm even more excited to see them in Philly (even if them just getting a GbV date would have been nicer than whatever slot they're gonna get at the PBR fest)!
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July 25, 2016 on Doug Gillard Rejoins Guided By Voices, Starts Another New Band With Robert Pollard Called ESP Ohio
Another thing is that this was a festival for a liberal, NPR-affiliated family public radio station, not exactly a Trump stronghold. I'm sure the vast majority of attendees were not Trump voters and know what's going on with the election cycle. AND he didn't drop any hard facts or anything that was going to change minds or inform people's actions anyway. It was sloppy and bratty and he chose the wrong forum if he was gonna do it at all. What, were people supposed to not go to the concert they had paid for months ago because they were sad/indignant that Trump got the nomination we all knew he was gonna get?
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July 25, 2016 on Father John Misty Responds To Strand Of Oaks’ Subtweet, XPN Criticism Of His Fest Lecture
Pardon...."He has lost it - vocally and as a songwriter, too...."
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July 21, 2016 on Temple Of The Dog Announce First-Ever Tour For 25th Anniversary
He has lost in - voice and generally songwriting, too...but Soundgarden opened for NIN when I saw them two years ago and were better than I expected at this point, Cornell included.
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July 21, 2016 on Temple Of The Dog Announce First-Ever Tour For 25th Anniversary
Are you kidding? These tickets are going to absolutely fly between the novelty of seeing these guys together and Pearl Jam fans' berserk level of devotion. I'd like to go myself to the Philly show, but $90 is a bit steep and I fear they'll sell out quick.
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July 21, 2016 on Temple Of The Dog Announce First-Ever Tour For 25th Anniversary
They're easily one of the current bands I'd most like to see.
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July 19, 2016 on Goat – “Try My Robe”
Great album, but I couldn't disagree more on the rap verses. And I actually wish there were a couple more tracks like "Frank Sinatra".
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July 10, 2016 on Premature Evaluation: The Avalanches Wildflower
RIP for sure. Not only was he in Parliament and part of the ultimate incarnation of Talking Heads, but as part of Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains with Buckethead & Les Claypool, he put on the most absurdly wonderful set of future-cyber funk I've ever seen back in 2004.
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June 25, 2016 on R.I.P. Bernie Worrell
Seriously, that was easily the 1st thing i thought of...came in figuring it was a cover. Love me some Wild, Innocent, & E-Street Shuffle.
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June 22, 2016 on Cymbals Eat Guitars – “4th Of July, Philadelphia (SANDY)”
I can get behind the Top 2 here, but that list is A LOT different than mine...but then again, I haven't heard probably 2/3 of them (only like 3 prior to #23!). Oops. I also couldn't get into the Rihanna album. I'd have Black Mountain, Flatbush Zombies, Tedeschi-Trucks, Iggy Pop, & Lushlife on there, plus Day of the Dead if we're counting covers albums.
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June 15, 2016 on The 50 Best Albums Of 2016 So Far
Well he did do that in the 80s with Reagan.
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June 12, 2016 on Neil Young: “Fuck You, Donald Trump”
The Strokes are the most unfairly over-analyzed band of their generation. Give me (and them) a break already. I'm glad we got a new EP, and I really like "OBLIVIUS" (the one worth really getting stoked about) and "Threat of Joy". They don't have any bad albums under their name, but some have better hit-miss ratios than others. Just like tons of bands that have been around as long. That's it.
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June 3, 2016 on Past, Present, No Future? Struggling To Love The Strokes In 2016
I think "Call Me Back", "Metabolism", and "Games" are kind of stinkers....but I LOVE the rest. So yeah, I'm also glad to see some acknowledgement here.
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June 3, 2016 on Past, Present, No Future? Struggling To Love The Strokes In 2016
Angles > First Impressions of Earth, for one thing.
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June 3, 2016 on Past, Present, No Future? Struggling To Love The Strokes In 2016
My favorite album of the 2Ks, I'd say. I don't feel like I need a new mix, but I'm certainly curious to hear it all the same. I'm bummed about the lack of the quick-follow up, The Waterfall was so fucking good and underrated when it came time for year end lists. Easily their best since Z.
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May 27, 2016 on Q&A: Jim James On The It Still Moves Reissue, A New Solo LP, And What’s Next For My Morning Jacket
They don't even really sounds like the Stones any more, though...
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May 27, 2016 on The Strokes – “The Threat Of Joy”
See, I've always felt like it generally runs out of steam in that last stretch (though I like "Boot Camp"). But that said, the rest is high quality stuff for sure. Badmotorfinger is my favorite SG album, but I like this at least as much as Superunknown. "Ty Cobb" > "Blow up the Outside World" > "Burden..." is a monster trio. "Burden in My Hand" is one of my two or three favorite SG songs, up there with "Rusty Cage" and some of the other BMF highlights. It's also a welcome addition to the "Down by the River"/"Hey Joe"/etc line of songs about killing your partner.
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May 24, 2016 on Down On The Upside Turns 20
Corgan, Pollard, Vedder, Beck if it's personal musical preference. Or swap Vedder for a space that's half-Big Boi & half-Andre 3000.
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May 12, 2016 on Billy Corgan Compares Bernie Sanders To Chairman Mao