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Vinyl Vlog 569
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into The Slackers’ “New York Berlin” b/w “Tell Them No” 12” one-sided single. I confess that, while the two songs which comprise the new Slackers single are good, solid cuts, I do not understand why this single...

Wednesday, 05 October 2022
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Vinyl Vlog 568
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the Physical Thrills 2LP by Silversun Pickups. In listening to Physical Thrills, the first thing which becomes self-evident is just how great a success 2019’s Widow’s Weeds (Silversun Pickups’ fifth studio...

Tuesday, 04 October 2022
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Vinyl Vlog 567
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into The Great Confrontation 2LP by Chip Kinman. I confess that I had forgotten about The Dils until the opportunity to review the band’s Live! reissue came up. Not that I was unfamiliar with the band before (I remember...

Monday, 03 October 2022
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Vinyl Vlog 566
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the Penumbra//Antumbra 12” single by Garbageface. If history has taught us anything about Karol “Garbageface” Orzechowsky, it has taught us that the artist takes a lot of joy in turning expectations that fans may have...

Wednesday, 28 September 2022
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TV Party Tonight! #114
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The Lost Boys This is one of those movies that brings a smile to my face. Not just because it’s a recent discovery that has delighted me, but because it was somewhat of a slow burn. The Lost Boys is popular in the punk/goth crowd, so it’s always been on my radar,...

Wednesday, 28 September 2022
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TV Party Tonight! #113
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Elvis Give it up for Elvis, the original pop star. He’s popular on a global scale and was one of the fines performers the world has ever seen. Especially compared with pop stars these days, Elvis at least kept it real. What you saw was what you got. He didn’t...

Tuesday, 27 September 2022
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Vinyl Vlog 565
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the Patient Number 9 2LP by Ozzy Osbourne. With the last good Ozzy Osbourne album having been released over twenty years ago now (2001’s Down To Earth was respectable – 2010’s Scream was both an earnest and...

Tuesday, 20 September 2022
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Vinyl Vlog 564
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the I Love You and I’m Sorry LP by Jacob Brodovsky. I started trying to write a review of Jacob Brodovky’s debut album, I Love You and I’m Sorry, six times before finally electing to do what the album does and...

Tuesday, 20 September 2022
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Photo Booth: Lagwagon Live @ The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA [09-11-22]
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Check out Dave James’ coverage of the scorching Lagwagon show at the Sinclair last week. Follow him on Instagram...

Monday, 19 September 2022
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I Wanna Be Literated #260
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Lenin’s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empireby David Remnick I love Soviet Russia history. It’s my jam and I suspect it will ALWAYS be my jam. But, I have to admit it’s been mostly the Lenin-Stalin era that I’ve sought out: the beginning. Probably...

Tuesday, 13 September 2022
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