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Let’s Look at the Record: Violent Femmes

In 1985 I stood at a crossroads. My musical taste was veering off the radio charts already, but in what direction would I further go? I had friends who were metalheads, my best friend was hard into Pink Floyd, but … Continue reading

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Let’s Look at the Record: Soul of the Machine

Yes, this is a Windham Hill sampler. Windham Hill, for those not familiar, is (was?) a record label that, in the 80s and 90s, released a lot of what was called “New Age” music. Although named because it was beloved … Continue reading

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Let’s Look at the Record: Some Great Reward

Depeche Mode, and this, their fourth album, cannot be overstated in the development of my musical taste or self. For a long time I had liked some bands, and had some albums, but didn’t really have any favorites that stuck … Continue reading

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Let’s Look at the Record: The Infinite

When it comes to bands I like, I’m not much of a completist. Oh sure, in the heady days of Napster I did some digging around (most of which ended in heartbreak) but nothing obsessive…except when it came to Shriekback. … Continue reading

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Let’s Look at the Record: Jesus Christ Superstar

YES, YOU ARE AT THE CORRECT WEBSITE! This is the US cover to the original recording of the rock opera that kicked off the careers of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice and boy howdy did I listen to this. … Continue reading

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Let’s Look at the Record: Kilroy Was Here

Time for a new, sporadically updated feature in which I pick an album from my past and talk about it more than anyone else cares. Hopefully I’ll be as entertaining as Andrew is in his sporadically updated feature, Albums That … Continue reading

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