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February 27, 2005

Pontiff breathes with aid of tube.

...... The Mars Volta's second full-length matches the conceptual sweep of its predecessor, 2003's De-Loused in the Comatorium. But Rodriguez-Lopez and Bixler have figured it out this time, tempering Frances the Mute's ridiculous elements (half-hour songs, for example) with real... (Read more.)

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February 22, 2005

Grow-Grow Dancing Cellular Girls.

Find yourself low on cash in 2005, and it's time for some old-school belt tightening. Not so in 18th century North America, when a lack of funds was remedied with a few beaver traps. Those pelts were worth $! Plus,... (Read more.)

Posted by Johnny Loftus at 3:04 PM

February 18, 2005

Just a shell of a badass.

I'm still conflicted about my man Frusciante. Ultimately, his spot in the top ten was landed by the sheer volume of material he released, and the level to which 90% of it was pretty fucking challenging stuff. Frusciante's like a... (Read more.)

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February 14, 2005

Bottled water bakes at a higher temperature.

Made while the Grammys, Pro Bowl, and House of Sand and Fog were on in the other room. Multi(media)tasking. JTL Dabrye "The Lish" (One/Three, Ghostly International) Notwist "Pick Up the Phone" (Neon Golden, Domino Recording Co.) Bonnie "Prince"... (Read more.)

Posted by Johnny Loftus at 10:03 AM

February 10, 2005

Extreme Home Takeover

"Look, I don't dance. All I do is this (gestures toward feet) - it's the same 2-step, only with a little twist. Listen, I ain't new to this. In fact, I'm true to this. Pay attention! I'll teach you." ........................... (Read more.)

Posted by Johnny Loftus at 12:02 PM