Comments from Tommy

yo james, have you considered in 2017 that if you're playing a 5 day residency in brooklyn and making shitloads of dough in the process and no one put a gun to your head to sign up for it and you're generally aware of the fact that every human there will have an HD recording device in their pocket and it's pretty recently after you slapped a huge segment of your fanbase in the face by reuniting p soon after your LAST EVER SHOW and you happen to play new music at this same 5 day residency, then you are by definition releasing the music there, at least in some form? and also doing it in a way you wanted to release it? idk psyched to youtube the new shit, that's all
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April 6, 2017 on LCD Soundsystem Ask Fans Not To Film New Songs (!) Tonight
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December 2, 2016 on MUNA – “I Know A Place”
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December 1, 2016 on The 50 Best Albums Of 2016
If you imagine Hillary singing you this song, it's a real bummer.
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November 10, 2016 on The xx – “On Hold”
Actually, she's from central Pennsylvania and her parents paid for her to be "from" Nashville, but why get bogged down in the details? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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November 1, 2016 on Little Big Town Reveal Taylor Swift Secretly Wrote Their New Single
Truth. Let's just reschedule this thing for Seaside Heights this time next year. Everyone wins.
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September 22, 2016 on LCD Soundsystem’s Beach Vibes Festival Cancelled
I'm losing my edge to the trust fund Brooklynite hipsters who thought that anyone would want to go to a ~$3,000 per person festival in Cancun.
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September 22, 2016 on LCD Soundsystem’s Beach Vibes Festival Cancelled
This is a boring For Emma, Forever Ago B-side gussied up with pitch shifts and weird percussion. Fight me.
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August 29, 2016 on Bon Iver – “33 ‘GOD'”
Imagine what Harambe could have done. RIP
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August 20, 2016 on Watch Koko The Gorilla Play Bass With Flea
Badass column on the music biz as always, Michael. However, as this is the Internet, I feel the need to be pedantic on the British politics front and point out that Brexiteer politicians are not resigning en masse. Boris Johnson hasn't resigned. He stood down from the Conservative leadership race after being knifed in the back by another (Brexiteer) MP who was his campaign manager and stole a large group of his supporters. The race for the Conservative leadership race and with it the position of prime minister is between a Euroskeptic Remainer and a Brexiteer. This is what happens when we trust John Oliver as our source for British news on this side of the Atlantic.
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July 8, 2016 on But Who’s Buying? A Column About The Music Business
Woodstock Weekend 2 was legendary, man.
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May 9, 2016 on Classic Rock Megafest Desert Trip Gets A Second Weekend
Shut Up and Write the Fat Reunion $$$ Check
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January 4, 2016 on Coachella 2016 Lineup
Come to think of it, I'm not sure I even want to listen to it in 2016...
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December 31, 2015 on Kanye West – “FACTS”
This is Weird Al-esque in a way. Pretty damn decent in the moment but will be horribly dated by next month. Can you imagine listening to the phrase "Kimoji just shut down the App Store" in 2018?
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December 31, 2015 on Kanye West – “FACTS”
At least I know what my mom will be playing all day on Thanksgiving. This is worse than a Grimes firstie.
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November 20, 2015 on Premature Evaluation: Adele 25
We already have Bruno Mars.
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November 6, 2015 on Stream Grimes Art Angels
Thought the exact same thing and came here to see that someone had beat me to it, again proving that one can't have an original thought on the Internet. But hey, I love Vampy Weeks and I love, uh yeah, that song kills.
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November 6, 2015 on Stream Grimes Art Angels
I should have added another sentence about Foster the People to really drive the point home.
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January 9, 2014 on Coachella 2014 Lineup
who gives a shit about outkast? muse, guys!!!!!!!!!!!!!! MUSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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January 8, 2014 on Coachella 2014 Lineup
Eddie, completely disagree about "The Suburbs (continued)." That track holds the thesis statement of the entire album: "If I could have it back, all the time that we wasted, I'd only waste it again." Chills. Every. Time.
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September 10, 2013 on Reflections On “Reflektor”
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May 3, 2013 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
Come on, universe. Give him a daughter while he's still young.
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April 27, 2013 on Arcade Fire’s Win Butler & Regine Chassagne Are Parents
I've waited 21 years for this album, MIchael. You can be sure that MBV are going to get 16 bucks from me as soon as their site works again. But at this very second? I just want to listen to this shit. So for right now, all I can say to you:
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February 2, 2013 on Download My Bloody Valentine m b v
Now that it's been three days, I guess I just should have told Kevin Shields this: But seriously, Jesus rose from the dead in three days? We can't get a My Bloody Valentine album in 21+ years?
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January 30, 2013 on My Bloody Valentine New Album Could Be Released In “Two Or Three Days”; Hear New MBV Song
I'll believe it when I hear it this week. And even when/if I do hear it this week, I still probably won't believe it. But for now, let me just say:
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January 27, 2013 on My Bloody Valentine New Album Could Be Released In “Two Or Three Days”; Hear New MBV Song
Stereogum readers are apparently not Boosh fans. My apologies, friends.
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November 26, 2012 on Hear Liars, Yeasayer Cover Fleetwood Mac