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I Don’t Need a Rationale to Sing the Internationale

They Might Be Giants, My Murdered Remains – Even though TMBG’s albums tend to have a lot of songs, there are also quite a few they record that don’t make the cut, many of which are still quite good or … Continue reading

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Your Noose Is Gonna Break When I Am There

Frank Black and the Catholics is the first release to use this name for the backing band, although the performers are actually the same as on the previous record. I’ve heard that the name was sort of a joke on … Continue reading

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Diving for Doughnuts

There was a gap of about three years in between the UHF soundtrack and “Weird Al” Yankovic’s next album, Off the Deep End. He actually recorded a lot of it in 1990, but he wasn’t sure what to do for … Continue reading

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Rage Against the Radio

Radio On: A Listener’s Diary, by Sarah Vowell – A younger and crankier Vowell listened to the radio constantly in 1995, and left her comments on it for the world to see. Much of it was pretty negative, but there’s … Continue reading

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Craig Torso Is Wonderful

I haven’t been doing too many music reviews recently, mostly because I haven’t really been listening to anything I hadn’t already been listening to for some time. Recently, however, I purchased a few albums that were…well, not new at all, … Continue reading

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