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A scary monster and a super creep- a day in the life of the Eels Souljacker

Crawling through the dirt, it’s no walk in the park, y’know. Hey, you try being me, I have to contend with strangers asking me how am I and shouting- it’s the Souljacker! You see, I’ve become famous and yeah, there’s … Continue reading

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Uncle Deadly from the Muppets reviews, well, The Muppets film!

 The Muppets Production: 2011 Country: USA Cert (UK): U Runtime: 103 mins Director: James Bobin Cast: Alan Arkin, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Jason Segel, Rashida Jones, Zach Galifianakis Good evening my friends. My name is Uncle Deadly and I am … Continue reading

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Pearl Jam- A Band Apart (From Others From Seattle, At Least)

Ah, Pearl Jam! What a quintessentially American proposition. A large portion of the band’s repertoire certainly consists of expansive rock that matches the vast surroundings of their country.  A common comment I’ve heard regarding them is along the lines of “oh no, not Pearl Jam”, or just complete … Continue reading

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A maverick at play, or how Lou Reed spent 1972 to 1975

Lou Reed has been many things including incorrigible, experimental and humorous. The notorious rock critic, Lester Bangs, once described the “Phantom of Rock” as a “poison death dwarf”. Maybe he was, but he also produced one of the most varied and consistent … Continue reading

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The kind of films that you know squat all’s going to happen in

I’m sure everyone’s watched the kind of film where they’ve thought I might have well have gone maypole dancing for all this film is doing for me. Well, here’s an example of a film where you know that nothing’s going to happen … Continue reading

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The most challenging, ehem, album that you will ever hear in your life

There is some music that transcends pre-conceived notions of what music is in its traditional, structured sense (think John Cage’s 4’33, which is essentially silence and more of a sound experiment). If you ever want to listen to music that really … Continue reading

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In Utero

Nirvana’s In Utero (1993) feels like a villain in a Classical Hollywood film- it has an antagonistic quality that is bolstered by everything from Kurt Cobain’s oblique lyrics and Steve Albini’s stifling production.

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