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    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    Ten years ago I wrote a newspaper article about why we should stop paying attention to the "importance" of Nirvana and just listen to them again. I kinda still feel that way.
    I did that not too long ago. Brought back some great memories.
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    Feist: Metals - 7.7

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    I couldn't believe how low Spank Rock was rated

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    4.5

    Get fucked.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bmack86 View Post
    They should do a feature rather than another review of a reviewed-to-death album.

    Ten years ago I wrote a newspaper article about why we should stop paying attention to the "importance" of Nirvana and just listen to them again. I kinda still feel that way.
    I have never care about the importance of anybody ever. I just listen and buy what I like. This has always been my way. When people start talking about influences, and influential people my eyes sort of glaze over in boredom. Part of the reason is I only care about how things sound and not how they were made. I don't care about the talent involved just about the outcome. I have never care about the technical sides of things, only the aesthetical outcome. I don't care if you created your own synths, and you have the greatest technical guitarest in the world and only record on old school equipment that takes a ton of work to set up and have created a whole new genre. Sound fucking good and entertain me bitches.

    That said I do find alot of the great artists that get hype for being influential and being incredibly talented also entertain me anyways.
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    Check out this ridiculous "review" of Sasha's Airdrawndagger.
    http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/...irdrawndagger/

    I am listening to it and was just curious what they had to say about it. (This is my first time hearing it, and I am absolutely loving it.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ods.. View Post
    I couldn't believe how low Spank Rock was rated
    that record is goooooddddd
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    julia holter deserved more actual attention instead of the pseudo-avant garde snub. one of the best records of the year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wmgaretjax View Post
    julia holter deserved more actual attention instead of the pseudo-avant garde snub. one of the best records of the year.
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    Ian Cohen is one of my favorite Pitchfork writers*; he's their go-to guy for albums that need some sort of "meta" analysis. I just read the review, and I think he gave an even-handed assessment of the album.

    * Yes, I know about the Das Racist thing.

    Edit: this post was written in response to a now deleted hand-wringing over the new Coldplay getting a 7.0.
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    ^yeah sorry. that was just an initial reaction to the score. well written review but I disagree with a lot of his points.

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    Chuck Klosterman wrote a pretty good piece on it last week, too.

    Among his many gems and insights was this:

    If the Red Hot Chili Peppers acoustically covered the 12 worst Primus songs for Starbucks, it would still be (slightly) better than this.
    Also, this classic footnote:

    An abridged list of things Metallica has done to cause its fan base to feel betrayed: getting haircuts, making a video for "One," headlining a Lollapalooza tour no one really liked, responsibly dealing with their alcoholism, writing a song that required James Hetfield to sing on key, hiring a replacement for bassist Cliff Burton, replacing the bassist who replaced Cliff Burton, not having enough bass on … And Justice for All, not writing songs that were 11 minutes long, suing the same people who purchased their T-shirts, writing the song "2x4," wearing trousers that cost more than $33, and transitioning away from a lyrical preoccupation with killing other people and toward a lyrical preoccupation with killing themselves.
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    It's hard to argue with that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by suprefan View Post
    Hilarious.
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    And it's been long established that Chris hates fun.
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    1.0 was generous

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    I think they had to give em that because Lou Reed worked on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by roberto73 View Post
    I'd contribute to this discussion but I'm still busy reminiscing about the halcyon days of punk. You know, the mid-90s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by suprefan View Post
    I think they had to give em that because Lou Reed worked on it.
    Pretty much

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    i lol'd at this

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    If the Red Hot Chili Peppers acoustically covered the 12 worst Primus songs for Starbucks, it would still be (slightly) better than this.

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    I'll bet Kerrang has an hilariously positive review for it too
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    lul, no they won't...












    would they?

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    10.0 for Smile. Amazing that this wasn't released 44 years ago; for an album so flawed, it sounds so perfect.

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    It absolutely deserves that 10, legend or no.
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    Fuck you all. Consider this my resignation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lou Rude
    I dont have any fans left. After Metal Machine Music, they all fled. Who cares? Im essentially in this for the fun of it. Speaking with USA Today, Lou Reed explained the logic behind Lulu and its possible sequel. He added: No one wants Lulu Part 2, but on Radio Lou, in my head where I hear these songs, I want more of it.
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    Well, I think it's a healthy attitude to have at least. I still haven't listened, but I'm still very intrigued by all of this.
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    Pitchfork always underrates their albums.
    http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/16098-el-camino/
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    "virtuosic anti-virtuosity"
    Quote Originally Posted by roberto73 View Post
    I'd contribute to this discussion but I'm still busy reminiscing about the halcyon days of punk. You know, the mid-90s.

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