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Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

"No Tears Left To Cry" is my favorite song of 2018 (so far) and "Into You" was my favorite song of 2016, so perhaps I…
Scott Lapatine | August 17, 2018 - 7:40 pm

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

Have a fun weekend!
Scott Lapatine | August 10, 2018 - 6:05 pm

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

Before we get to this week's best and worst comments let's review all the terrific features we read this week. We saw Michael Tedder braving…
Scott Lapatine | August 3, 2018 - 6:15 pm

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

This week we talked to Jim O'Rourke and Tierra Whack. We revisited "Kokomo" and "Stop! In The Name Of Love." We celebrated the unions of…
Scott Lapatine | July 27, 2018 - 5:44 pm

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

It's Pitchfork Festival's opening ceremonies tonight and I am not there because I'm attending something even better: Taylor Swift (Cats) in New Jersey! But if…
Scott Lapatine | July 20, 2018 - 4:29 pm

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

This week's Shut Up, Dude comes to you from Louisville where Forecastle is about to kick off with a strong lineup that includes Arcade Fire,…
Scott Lapatine | July 13, 2018 - 5:55 pm

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It’s Been 20 Years Since “One Week”: Ed Robertson Looks Back At Barenaked Ladies’ Mad Hit

Two decades ago, smooth jams ruled the pop charts. Usher, K-Ci & JoJo, Next, Brandy and Monica, Lauryn Hill, and Divine were just some of…
Scott Lapatine | July 6, 2018 - 1:05 pm

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

This week on the 'Gum we reviewed the latest releases from 5SOS, Red Baraat, Let's Eat Grandma, and Rico Nasty, plus a concert from U2.
Scott Lapatine | June 29, 2018 - 6:04 pm

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

This week we wrote about loud music and tired music and jazz music and more jazz music. Obviously our current top story is about Pete
Scott Lapatine | June 22, 2018 - 6:09 pm

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

Have a blessed weekend.
Scott Lapatine | June 15, 2018 - 6:23 pm

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

I trust you will spend the weekend reading all the excellent features we published this week... Collin on Lil Wayne. Ryan on Dave Matthews. Gabriela…
Scott Lapatine | June 8, 2018 - 5:52 pm

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

I’ve never been to Wyoming. Looks like fun. Can’t be too jealous of my colleagues eating s’mores with Candace Owens, though, ’cause I am 5000…
Scott Lapatine | June 1, 2018 - 5:31 pm

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

A lot of new releases you can listen to today… V. by Wooden Shjips, our Album Of The Week. DAYTONA by Pusha-T, which we reviewed…
Scott Lapatine | May 25, 2018 - 5:50 pm

Comments from Scott Lapatine

big if true https://twitter.com/noyokono/status/1030569049057648640
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August 17, 2018 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
Yeah, same. This is super up my alley but I haven't watched any yet.
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August 13, 2018 on Documentary Now! Announces Original Cast Album: Company Parody
I don’t think it even matters, but we didn’t know she was a music writer. It’s not mentioned in the Facebook post. I believed this was just a random fan’s fun story. Just like when a fan posts a cool YouTube, sites often aggregate it.
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August 12, 2018 on Mysterious “Goodbye Horses” Singer Q Lazzarus Breaks Her Silence 30 Years Later
It was already viral on Reddit, would’ve been cool to be pitched before that
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August 11, 2018 on Mysterious “Goodbye Horses” Singer Q Lazzarus Breaks Her Silence 30 Years Later
Wordpress comments will automatically hold any comment w >3 links!
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August 10, 2018 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
https://twitter.com/phoebe_bridgers/status/1027981397749784576
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August 10, 2018 on Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, & Lucy Dacus Tease Collab
In the early '90s Peter Noone hosted an oldies block on VH-1 that I saw a lot because I watched VH-1 and MTV like 8 hours a day. Probably learned a lot of rock history from it tbh. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MopH07I9rpE
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August 9, 2018 on The Number Ones: Herman’s Hermits’ “I’m Henry VIII, I Am”
https://twitter.com/ditzkoff/status/1027293563414106112
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August 9, 2018 on The Number Ones: Herman’s Hermits’ “I’m Henry VIII, I Am”
Always disliked this one. I think it is Ryan Leas' favorite Sting song though. [shrug]
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August 9, 2018 on The Wilting Of Iggy Azalea
Yes it is! I was a huge TTWS fan in high school. I once made my friends go with me to Sam Goody first thing in the morning 'cause they were giving away tickets to their Supper Club show in NYC if you bought 'Coil.' We got there like 2 hours before store opening though, totally unnecessary lol.
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August 7, 2018 on Toad The Wet Sprocket Frontman Glen Phillips Is Cool With His Band Not Being Cool
Madison Ave ruined this song for me in the '80s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0hXOMgmEEE
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August 6, 2018 on The Number Ones: The Four Tops’ “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)”
We didn't do a news story 'cause it's actually an old photo, but you can check out angry comments from his fans on our Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bl_XQqAHeZE/
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August 3, 2018 on Billy Corgan Gives The People Of New Jersey What They Want And Then Some