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August 31, 2005

Reanimated Honest Abe gets loose, kidnaps dolphin.

Best reissue of the year so far? “Musician, bandit, or bardic criminal? Whatever the verdict, honesty is the motor on [David Allen Coe]'s Penitentiary Blues.” America's answer to Franz, or Spoon with less talent and dollar sign eyes? "The anxious... (Read more.)

Posted by Johnny Loftus at 9:59 AM | Comments (1)

August 24, 2005

Corvette Mike & Camarato Bingo - they're on the case.

Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" is the jam of the summer. Don't give me any lip about Teairra Marí or Rihanna - "Make Her Feel Good" and "Pon de Replay" are good songs, but they aren't unique, and their staying... (Read more.)

Posted by Johnny Loftus at 9:42 AM

August 15, 2005

She has no truck with books.

From the mission statement of Total Holocaust Records: "THR has nothing with politics to do. Black metal is NOT about the future of white children it's about hate and destruction, if you disagree, FUCK OFF and DIE!" For all of... (Read more.)

Posted by Johnny Loftus at 12:11 PM

August 10, 2005

Metabo-core, Bolic-punk, Intravenous proto-pop.

And now for the newsletter titles no one saw on Tuesday. Or Wednesday. Fuck, don't you know new releases come out on Thursday? Shut up. ............................ Juliana Hatfield has a new record out. I think it's fantastic - "It's raw...it... (Read more.)

Posted by Johnny Loftus at 2:30 PM

August 5, 2005

Brotherhood of Parsed Fists.

There's something nice and sweet and addictive about most of Natasha Bedingfield's debut album Unwritten. And as weird as it is at first, you sort of can't deny the video clip for "These Words," where Natasha hoards all the animated... (Read more.)

Posted by Johnny Loftus at 4:06 PM