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Ready Fire Aim Changes Nothing

These days, it seems that anyone can call themselves an “artist”. With the internet and other forms of digital technology allowing for mass distribution of various art forms for little to no cost of production, it is not a difficult … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2007: #30 to #21

———————————————————————————————– 30. Richard Hawley – Lady’s Bridge As a longtime (and near obsessive) fan of Pulp, I suppose it is only natural that I admire Richard Hawley’s songwriting prowess with great veneration. Though many have surely known him as the … Continue reading

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Decoding The Hidden Messages

I am sure that at one point in your lives, many of you have experienced a feeling similar to the one felt by Matt and Edd of The Hidden Messages. It is a feeling of isolation, barrenness, and deprivation. And … Continue reading

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Elle or Alyssa? Each Milano Does It Well

I often wonder whether the genre of “art-rock” will be looked back upon as the epitome of stylistic innovation in this current decade. While the past several decades have embraced us with varieties of synth-pop, grunge, and adult alternative, it … Continue reading

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Just Some Baggy Hype for The Twang

Sub-genres are a tricky thing to analyze. It seems that any individual can coin one, from a music theory professor to a 15-year-old ranting on some message board. It’s funny – I personally know a few people who utterly ignore … Continue reading

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Richard Hawley Crosses Lady's Bridge

Collecting every morsel of musical output from a band can be a particularly grueling, though often rewarding, task. While I am not referencing a fandom quite as severe as the “Deadheads” or any other group of aged souls lost in … Continue reading

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No. They Are Not Named After the Elton John Song.

In the world of music, a musician’s originative location is often irrelevant. As long as you can play an instrument or write songs, that is all that matters. Though the past has seen discriminatory causes where an artist is ignorantly … Continue reading

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