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In Rainbows

It was always all about the coda. First, the acoustic. Then, DJ Latenight's studio magic: white noise, blips and beeps, digital stardust. Next, Mike Butterworth's electric. Then his voice, haunted, distant "Ooohs." The riff crescendos, repeating the same squealing...

The Promise Of “Great Lakes”

“Great Lakes” is an album haunted by water: water that drowns (“Oceans of Doubt”) and destroys (“Brand New Oblivion”),...

My Sunshine

Difficult to tell for sure, but I think today's the day it clicked for Maggie. "Oh, that sound I keep hearing from the...

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Nothing Is Cool

"Are you cool?" The year is 1996, and -- while I've finally ditched my pleather pants, green lame shirt and blue...

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What We Talk About

My buddy Rick recently hipped me to his blog, Past His Prime In NYC. Like me, Rick moved to Manhattan in his early...

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Home For Christmas

Thus far, parenthood is riddled with cliches: chubby cheeks, bare bottoms, wide eyes -- the whole thing. Unlike other...

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