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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Respectfully disagree. An excerpt from my review on Letterboxd:

    "What transpires is delicate and nuanced. Larson and Gallagher, Jr. are terrific, walking that line between caretaker and warden,...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Homestead – $15.

    Now to add some Chills to the collection.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Some Discogs purchases:

    Electronic – S/T
    Pale Saints – In Ribbons
    The Verlaines – Bird-Dog
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    Re: THE Replacements.

    Totally weird setlist. I'll be interested to see how (or if) it differs when they're here in Atlanta in a month for Shaky Knees. It'll also be interesting to see how the crowd compares. Their only...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    The new Protomartyr album is a pretty swell post-punk companion to Eagulls: less shouty and abrasive, but with a quieter tension that has more in common with Magazine or Young Marble Giants.

    And...
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    Re: Shaky Knees Festival - Atlanta, GA

    Set times are up.

    http://shakykneesfestival.com/timeline/
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    It would take a lot of convincing to get me to believe there was a better comedy in the 1990s than Flirting with Disaster. Groundhog Day, maybe? Election?
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    A little crate-digging yesterday at the local used vinyl store. Some good finds.

    LP:
    The Alarm – Strength
    The Chameleons – Strange Times
    Devo – Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!
    Let's Active...
  9. Thread: Confessions

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    Re: Confessions

    Figures.
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    Re: The 2014 MLB Thread

    Soooooo, the Reds will be starting the season without their closer.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRnAXr_CLYk
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    I really like it. It's definitely stuck with me more than the last album, but I seem to remember people a couple pages ago saying they thought it was underwhelming.
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    I sold all my CD's (several thousand of them) about ten years ago. I've got all my music (CD's, vinyl, and downloads from various sources) stored on an external hard drive, as well as a series of...
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    Re: The Default Thread: Music Edition.

    Scott Walker.

    I kid.
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    Re: The Default Thread

    In Georgia all our roads are named after famous racists.
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    Re: The Default Thread

    Huh. I got Fremont/Stockton/Modesto. This, despite living in Ohio until I was 22 and Santa Barbara from 22-36. At least my five years in Georgia haven't scarred me (yet).
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    I mentioned it a page or two ago (and it's currently ensconced toward the top of my year's-best list in that other thread), but fans of Cloud Nothings would do well to check out the debut by Eagulls....
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    Nice. Tiny Mix Tapes says the albums is "the point where GBV, Wire, and the Tall Dwarfs finally converge." Sold!
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    Giving a first listen to Elbow's new one. It's typically gorgeous, and I really like how they're continuing to play around with their experimental side. A lot of the songs cross the 5-minute mark...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    LP:

    Beck – Morning Phase
    Eagulls – S/T
    Mazzy Star – So Tonight That I Might See
    Angel Olsen – Burn Your Fire for No Witness
    Yellow Ostrich – Cosmos
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    i like light when it skirts the edges of my four courners, makes the glasses sing vermeer, and the pizza box from last night's oscar party cast puppet shapes on the floor. askance, askew, animated....
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    Re: The Misc Award Show Thread

    I'm choosing to view Cuaron's Best Director win as a retroactive award for Children of Men.
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    You should give it a listen, and soon. It's mellow and fantastic, his post-Husker Du breakup album. If you were listening to any college radio in the late 80's or watching 120 Minutes you'll probably...
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    I'm in Georgia. It's still very much a thing. We've even got a law similar to AZ's currently working its way through the system. Lucky us.
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    And apparently love of chicken sandwiches often trumps not supporting homophobia. I have many friends and colleagues who are pro-gay rights and support marriage equality but still scarf down those...
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    Re: The Default Thread

    How do teenage prostitutes in Europe compare to their Mexican counterparts in terms of value? I'm guessing you dabbled before the advent of the euro, but I imagine the exchange rate was still pretty...
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    Sometimes Georgia's supply of used vinyl surprises me.

    LP:
    Cocteau Twins – Treasure
    The Cult – Electric
    Jerry Harrison – Casual Gods
    Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians – Perspex Island
    Hothouse...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    I agree that there's nothing on the new Yellow Ostrich that's as immediately catchy as "Elephant King" or "Marathon Runner," but I think it's going to reward repeat listenings.

    I know I'll like...
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    Sticky: Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2014

    Yup. Leaked a few days ago and was actually released yesterday, I think.

    EDIT: Indeed. On Spotify now, at least.
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    Sticky: Re: Dynamic Top Albums of 2014

    1) Cheatahs – S/T
    2) Elbow – The Take Off and Landing of Everything
    3) Eagulls – S/T
    4) The Men – Tomorrow's Hits
    5) My Sad Captains – Best of Times
    6) Guided by Voices – Motivational Jumpsuit...
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    You do realize it's possible to hate everyone here while still acknowledging that Ron admitted to sex with underage girls, right? The two things aren't mutually exclusive.

    It's fine to keep...
  31. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    I just discovered that you can find all four seasons of Ed on YouTube. Music licensing issues have kept it in DVD limbo for years, so it's nice to have a chance to revisit it. I'd forgotten how...
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    Translation: sex with teenagers is waaaaay better than looking at pictures of people having sex with teenagers.
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    Re: Record Store Day 2014

    Apparently the Twilight Sad album is UK-only, which I find deeply disappointing.
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    Re: Coachella vs. Bonnaroo

    Hitler was an amazing human. Have any of you ever been to Germany? Any favorite restaurants, hotels, or museums?
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    Re: [+] WARPAINT 2014

    The thread titled "Warpaint" might be a good place to start.

    http://www.coachella.com/forum/showthread.php?68302-Warpaint&highlight=warpaint
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    Re: Official CD/LP purchases thread

    I love The Burning World, but I think it may be mostly because it was A) my introduction to the band, and B) released when I was 16, when I was heavily into The Smiths, Joy Division, and The Cure. ...
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    Would of have chance.
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    Re: The 2014 MLB Thread

    Since coming to the Reds in 2006, he only pitched fewer than 200 innings once (and that year he had 199). He can be streaky, but he hit at least 14 wins in five of his eight seasons with Cincinnati....
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    Scolded.



    Vinyl just came in the mail today. Really, really good. Sort of hits the intersection between Ride and Dinosaur Jr. Maybe. I'm crap at comparisons. But it does a pretty cool job...
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    Re: Tell Us About 2014 Releases

    It's the musical equivalent of Spring Breakers. An existential fever dream, if you will.
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    Re: The 2014 MLB Thread

    Disappointed in that. We Reds fans knew it was coming, but he's been so dependable in his time there – as well as so good to the fans and the city – that I think we were all hoping they'd figure out...
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    Re: Shaky Knees Festival - Atlanta, GA

    I live 25 minutes away, Tom. Extra bedroom. Beer. Two cats. And the weather here in May won't be horrific yet. Do it.
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    Re: The Default Thread: Music Edition.

    Young Marble Giants and Magazine (especially Real life) immediately come to mind.
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    The books are fucking dreadful, mainly because they seem more interested in being movies than books. So yeah – it actually could be good.
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    Re: GIRLS ON HBO appreciation/ discussion thread

    I'm not usually a dick about spoilers – especially with this show – but could we at least wait to discuss plot points until the show has aired the way most of us will watch it?
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    Re: 10 Years and you're still here!

    Attended Coachella every year from the beginning through 09, then moved to the other side of the country. Returned in 2012, but it's gotten too hard to make the cross country trek for lineups that...
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    Re: The Default Thread

    For people wondering how Atlanta basically became inoperable in three inches of snow, here's a good article:
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    Re: The Default Thread

    That sounds about right. It's not that the weather was apocalyptic; it's that a million people in the metro Atlanta area all hit the road at the same time trying to get home. By the time everything...
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    Andrew, I'm a huge fan. Here's my write-up from the "Young'uns Guide" thread:
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    Re: The Default Thread

    It's a little bit of both. Having grown up in Ohio the snow and ice aren't actually that bad (like, 3" of snow and overnight icing). But the problem is that the storm hit much farther north than...
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