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Thursday, April 28, 2005

  Why you gotta act like you know when you don't know?

It's okay if you don't know everything.

From Pitchfork's predictably negative review of Ben Folds' Songs for Silverman:
Hey, first single "Landed", a catchy sigh of post-breakup relief, takes off with a bitchin' piano riff that's just like "Philosophy" in a minor key!
BZZZT!

While we can quibble over whether or not it sounds like "Philosophy" (it doesn't), the incontrovertible truth is that "Landed" is in B flat MAJOR.

Yeesh, if you're going to be pretentious, get your facts straight.

My full (and relatively fawning) review of Silverman can be found on my LiveJournal, along with a review of Weezer's impending Rubin-produced album Make Believe.
Bren 11:52 AM


Wednesday, April 20, 2005

  This is really fuckin' brilliant.

In other news, I really need to post here more often. After so much time just listening to music, I have a bad case of music-writing blue balls.
Eamon 11:19 PM


Monday, April 04, 2005

  Fiona Apple's label-embargoed 2003 album Extraordinary Machine has been leaked. Download it here if your moral fiber is as non-existent as mine is. Perhaps if enough people get their hands on it Sony will be backed into a corner and have no choice but to release it.
Bren 2:45 AM




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