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    I don't care about it too much except for the last sentence. Gang of Four tour!!
    wow.

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    the yellow swans review is so bad... oh well. at least they gave it a good score.

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    Hah! I totally saw that coming. A great score, but no "Best New Music".
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    But did you really expect Pitchfork to properly evaluate something like Yellow Swans?
    8/05 - Wilco - Greek (?)
    8/06 - Tame Impala - Hollywood Forever
    8/13 - Alabama Shakes - Greek (?)
    8/14-16 - Berserktown - Observatory
    8/19 - The Jesus and Mary Chain - Fonda (?)


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    No, but I expected them to cover their tracks. Which they did.
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    Pitchfork used to have a couple of great reviewers who did some wonderful reviews of experimental albums and had great year end lists...

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    Marc Masters sounds like a fake name to me.
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    From the Fucked Up interview with Pink Eye:

    Favorite Piece of Musical Equipment?
    Coachella made us buy a microphone, because I ruined theirs with blood [laughs]. And I still have it in my room; it's such a perfect souvenir from that day. I really have no musical ability whatsoever. I can't play any instruments, but what I can do is bleed, and I think this is the ultimate testament to that.
    Strangest Display of Affection From a Fan
    When we played Coachella, I was passing the mic to people in the crowd to sing along, and I was like, "What's sucking on my nipple?" And I looked down, and there was an older gentleman, looking up at me, smiling, and sucking on my nipple. I looked down to him and kept going on my way, because, you know, growing up fat you don't get a lot of random displays of affection. I'll take it where I can get it.
    Last edited by dorkfish; 03-03-2010 at 02:47 AM.
    *based upon tedious fact checking.

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    What the hell happened to Dominique Leone? I used to trust just about anything he put down.

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    He still writes occasionally, but he's decided to focus more on his music I guess. I really miss him. I also loved Brandon Stosuy's reviews, but he's now with Stereogum.
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    To be honest, I don't get what is "so bad" about that Yellow Swans review. There's only so much you can say about abstract instrumental/noise/ambient music. A young'uns guide on Stars Of The Lid would probably be the dullest thing ever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dorkfish View Post
    From the Fucked Up interview with Pink Eye:
    Hahahahahhaha. I wonder who that nipple-sucker was, I don't remember him, sure wish I did. My personal Strangest Display of Affection From an Artist has to be the kiss that Pink Eye gave me at that same set. What a blast.
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    Put a boombox playing Sarah McLachlan behind a fan, call it a day.

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    He's on the board but I'll leave it up to him if he wants to reveal himself.

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    Oh is he now?! Hahaha say no more.
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    Put a boombox playing Sarah McLachlan behind a fan, call it a day.

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    It's not me, unfortunately.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pancakespancakes View Post
    Hahahahahhaha. I wonder who that nipple-sucker was, I don't remember him, sure wish I did. My personal Strangest Display of Affection From an Artist has to be the kiss that Pink Eye gave me at that same set. What a blast.
    I went and thanked him for the jolly good time and he bear hugged me.
    *based upon tedious fact checking.

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    I know who it is.
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    Put a boombox playing Sarah McLachlan behind a fan, call it a day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoulDischarge View Post
    To be honest, I don't get what is "so bad" about that Yellow Swans review. There's only so much you can say about abstract instrumental/noise/ambient music. A young'uns guide on Stars Of The Lid would probably be the dullest thing ever.
    Agreed. The review is intended for your average Pitchfork reader and it's just right for that. It's kind of silly but there's nothing wrong with it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SoulDischarge View Post
    A young'uns guide on Stars Of The Lid would probably be the dullest thing ever.
    I'm tempted to take you on with this one.

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    Do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pancakespancakes View Post
    Hahahahahhaha. I wonder who that nipple-sucker was, I don't remember him, sure wish I did. My personal Strangest Display of Affection From an Artist has to be the kiss that Pink Eye gave me at that same set. What a blast.
    Matching the physical description and actions to board history, I'd say there's only one possibility. Yablo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoulDischarge View Post
    Do it.
    alright. you're on. gonna start revisiting the catalogue tonight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thestripe View Post
    Matching the physical description and actions to board history, I'd say there's only one possibility. Yablo.
    I thought that he was only a fan of blowing goats?

    In fact, I recall that we have a picture of young Yablo blowing his first goat:

    *based upon tedious fact checking.

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    8.1 for Liars "Sisterworld". Best New Music tag, as well.
    *based upon tedious fact checking.

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    "In Stereo" is a joke btw.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dorkfish View Post
    8.1 for Liars "Sisterworld". Best New Music tag, as well.
    saw that one comin. they do not make sub-par albums.

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    http://www.atpfestival.com/recording...1003090943.php

    Looks like Autolux's Chinese Democracy is finally getting released:


    ATP Recordings are very proud to announce that we will be releasing the new Autolux LP, Transit Transit outside North America and Japan.

    The tracklisting for the release is as follows:

    1. Transit Transit
    2. Census
    3. Highchair
    4. Supertoys
    5. Spots
    6. The Bouncing Wall
    7. Audience No. 2
    8. Kissproof
    9. Headless Sky
    10. The Science Of Imaginary Solutions

    We are tremendously excited to be welcoming to the label a band we have admired for years.
    *based upon tedious fact checking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dorkfish View Post
    8.1 for Liars "Sisterworld". Best New Music tag, as well.
    I think 8.1's pretty low. But I'm stoked good reviews are coming in for it anyway.
    Quote Originally Posted by PotVsKtl View Post
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    I'm still not really onboard with Sisterworld. It definitely has some fantastic moments, but it also has a lot of misses for me.

    Also, when are they going to review Plastic Beach? I am really curious what they are going to give to that.
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    I took my niece this year and it was her first Coachella. It was so fun to see it through her eyes. She thought it felt like a magical scene from Shreck. The one where all the fairy tale creatures meet for the first time in Shreck's swamp.

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    I would guess 7.2
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