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#songoftheday = Ezra Furman – “Ordinary Life”

“I’m sick of this record already,” begins “Ordinary Life,” a song roughly halfway through the album that is about, well, being sick of ordinary life. While he sings about losing the will to live in Boston, floating and waiting to die, the song isn’t intended to inspire suicides....
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The name Conrad Keely might not ring a bell, but I’m sure you’ve heard his band’s especially unique name once or twice: …And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead. The band started off in Texas in 1995 and then proceeded to more or less tour non-stop for the twenty years...
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For me, Chelsea Wolfe’s albums have always been more about an overall vibe than specific songs taken individually.  I do prefer certain songs, yes, but within the context of her albums.  They’re not songs I’d necessarily take and put on a playlist.  (They don’t necessarily play well with other artists.)  I have to be...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: Veruca Salt – Ghost Notes

review by Barnaby Thornton Reviewing this album was no easy task. I tried to be smart. I tried to be a “music journalist”. I tried every analogy under the pale green sun; sick with responsibility as I wrote my way through reawakened volcanoes and uncaptured Polaroid with too much sweetener in my veins,...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: ARGONAUT: TRY

Review by Barnaby William Thornton Alt. rockers Argonaut tried to better their brilliant debut. And they succeeded! TV’s intro channels the theme tune to ‘News at Ten’ via The Twilight Zone – an ethereal and ominous appointment for you to tune in and f***ing listen – before the synths quickly switch to a...
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