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250 word album review: Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel

This album is exactly what the best case scenario was for Courtney Barnett. After a couple of successful EPs and debut album, then a solid release with fellow slacker rock icon Kurt Vile the stage was perfectly set for “Tell … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Joey Kneiser – The Wildness

Back in February of 2013 My Morning Jacket’s Jim James released his debut solo record called Regions of Light and Sound. That record was extremely disappointing. Joey Kneiser has just released the record we all wanted and expected from Jim … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Queens of the Stone Age – … Like Clockwork

I tried to resist the charm of …Like Clockwork for months. From my first listen I knew it was good but I never could get a clear read on the record. At one time, this was a three and a … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Heartless Bastards – Arrow

The core of the Heartless Bastards has always been Erika Wennerstrom. She is the not only the powerful voice that gives the Bastards their distinct sound but is the only member to appear on all four of the band’s albums. … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Eels – Hombre Lobo

The Eels released Hombre Lobo back in 2009 to an overall┬ámundane┬áreception. I was a fan but didn’t pick it up at first because of this reception. I don’t know when I finally listened to Hombre Lobo but I can say … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Tom Waits – Bad As Me

Tom Waits is on another level than everybody else. His “weirdness” allows him to do things other artists can’t even try. Bad As Me features the same scrap-yard clang his last few albums have but is still every bit as … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Wilco – The Whole Love

Wilco’s The Whole Love is their 8th album and is likely the best all-around album you’ll hear all year. Jeff Tweedy and co tend to put out music like this with their eyes closed at this point. Every Wilco record … Continue reading

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