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Let It Be – Replacements Style

Rhino just keeps doing it. A few weeks ago they re-released all The Replacements Twin Tone albums as remastered editions with b-sides, outtakes, and in depth liner notes. What else could any hipster alt rock fan dream of? So, on order of release there was Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash, Stink, Hootenanny […]


How to Write a Counting Crows Song

You have to love Adam Duritz and the Counting Crows. Listening to August and Everything After as well as Recovering the Satellites and you can’t help but feel their pain. A lot of people can sing, but very few people can make you feel when the do it. Duritz and the Crows do both with […]


Why Today’s Music Sounds Like Crap–The Death of High Fidelity

Vinyl is way better than CD.  When you listen to a record it’s warmer and has much more body than a CD, causing it to sound much fuller.  It’s like a nice, fine wine as opposed to a boxed pink wine. Whether or not you spin the black circle you can at least admit it […]


Top Five Albums of 2008 (So Far)

1) Nada Surf – Lucky 2) Vampire Weekend – s/t 3) Magnetic Fields – Distortion 4) The Whigs – Mission Control 5) Cat Power – Jukebox


Pretentious Record Store Guy’s Best Music of 2007

1) Radiohead – In Rainbows 2) Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Baby 81 3) Modest Mouse – We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank 4) Arcade Fire – Neon Bible 5) The Good, The Bad & The Queen – The Good, The Bad & The Queen 6) Rogue Wave – Asleep at Heaven’s Gate […]

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