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Everybody Thinks and Acts the Same, That’s Why I Live in El Cerrito

Here are two reviews of albums I received as Christmas presents. Enjoy! She & Him, Classics – Every album by this group has included a few covers, but this one is all standards. I can’t say I recognize most of … Continue reading

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Willy-Nilly Silly Old Bear

Winnie the Pooh – Looking at the list, I think I might have gotten the order a bit mixed up. I thought for sure this came out before Tangled, but I guess not. Oh, well. The Bear of Very Little … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Trillian

I haven’t gotten much response to my recent Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy posts, but I’m writing another one anyway. After all, it’s a series with a consistent popularity, and maybe somebody will want to read these in the future. … Continue reading

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The Cute Invasion

It sometimes seems like everyone who’s become famous in one artistic field automatically thinks they can master others. How many actors do we see putting out albums, or musicians thinking they can act? That said, they’re certainly not all of … Continue reading

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Ukulele Me

Is it just a reflection of my own taste in music, or is the ukulele, previously relegated mostly to novelty tunes and Hawaiian music, been enjoying somewhat of a comeback in recent years? I like to think it’s at least … Continue reading

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Who Could Ask for Anything More?

I managed to get my hands on four more 2011 releases, so here they are: Stephin Merrit, Obscurities – A collection of B-sides and unreleased songs from Stephin Merritt’s various musical projects, including the Magnetic Fields, the 6ths, and the … 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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