Tag Archives: a.c. newman

Have Mercy on the Natural World

I still haven’t had much chance to listen to music as of late, what with moving and all, but here are my thoughts on two albums that came out this year: Decemberists, I’ll Be Your Girl – I listened to … Continue reading

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Mad Shelley’s Letterbox Is Full of Birthday Cards

I think it’s been a while since I’ve done an album review. I’ve had both the new Robyn Hitchcock and New Pornographers records for a few weeks now, and had taken some notes on them, but had trouble articulating all … Continue reading

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They Say We Can’t Make This Stuff Up, But What Else Could We Make?

The New Pornographers, Brill Bruisers – The fifth album by this supergroup is pretty much their usual style, heavy on arrangements and harmonies. The tunes are catchy and the lyrics sound epic, but I never really have any idea what … Continue reading

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All of You Lie About Something

Neko Case: The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You – This monstrosity of a title belongs to Neko’s newest album, which is excellent as usual. Compared to previous albums of … Continue reading

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Why half-settle for stuff that is half-new?

She & Him, Volume Two The new release from Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward is pretty similar to the first one. Similar title, similar cover art, and similar songs. Since I really liked their first album, though, I don’t see … Continue reading

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