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A Bit o’ Heh Heh Heh on a Monday Night/ Tuesday Morning aka And You Thought Hootie and the Blowfish was Bad

December 20, 2011

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Well the lovely clever folks at The A.V. Club have rounded up probably… the best list made ever this year. A year in crazy-ass band names! Clik-pik: My favs: The Roast Beef Curtains, only because I’m never heard of, huh, lady part thusly and so accurately described. And whaddaya know, they iz on Yootoob, giving […]

Review 7 Nummer Zwei: Animal Collective

October 24, 2011

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The past week, I listened to Feels, Here Comes the Indian and Hollinndagain. But first, a message from my nearest and dearest. Animal Collective, far from being friendly to actual animals, creeps my cat out. The last track on Danse Manatee, “In the Singing Box”, featured nails-on-chalkboard type scratches that unsettled my doll-faced little girl. […]

Max Tundra at LOgO in Shanghai

October 24, 2011

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So. Last Saturday a musically-in-the-know pal persuaded me to go to LOgO to see an “electronica” chappie named Max Tundra. “You’ll love it,” said he. “I just know you’ll love it.” I got there early, and there was quite the young, snappy-lookin’ crowd milling outside the club and speaking with poshie London accents. Nice. At […]

Review 7: Animal Collective Part Uno

October 13, 2011

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So I just got back from a backpacking trip around Xinjiang province in China, and celebrated my return with the weirdest album review thus far. Method of choosing: Washed hands, flicked water at screen and chose artist next to the biggest water droplet. Choice: Animal Collective Albums available: Shit tons. What’s going on?? Animal Crackbox, […]

Review 5 (for shizzles): Annnnd…..rew Bird!

September 6, 2011

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I delve into the next album, Fingerlings, with a renewed sense of excitement. Afterall, Andy is an excitingly varied musician. Also, I am in a new city. Left the gorgeous brilliant skies and sands of Bali and plunged into the grimy bustle of Shanghai. OK, whatever you say about the dude, he has a way […]