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E.W. Harris’ Mimetic Desire.

  My friend E.W. Harris has released a beautiful new record called Mimetic Desire. You should give it a listen. You should buy it. One of the really exciting things about this record is the quality of the songs. A … Continue reading

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I am Raincloud: Vic Thrill and Rue Snider 1/9/16 at Pete’s Candystore

Back at the beginning of the year there was some talk of maybe putting together a collaborative music blog. That never quite materialized, but in anticipation of it’s potential existence I wrote of piece of review-like music quasi-journalism. I would … Continue reading

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Burgers.

I recently witnessed the following interaction while I was walking down the street near my apartment. A delivery driver is standing at one door down the stairs and about twenty yards away from a stoop where a woman has just … Continue reading

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The Harlem Halal Walk.

Harlem. The temperature is only in the 80’s, but it’s suffocating humid and the August sun has an undeniable sting to it today. It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that sting, the man said. Or something like … Continue reading

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Jerry, Bro.

There is a Spanish/Mexican Restaurant – that is to say a place with Paella on one side of the menu, and carnitas on the other – near my apartment that seems lately to emanate music that is, well, hard to … Continue reading

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Online Reviews of Online Reviews: The Bandeja Paisa Fallacy.

  A thing that I think happens a lot in comments and review sections is that people seem to get pulled along by the internal logic of their comment. Or maybe succumb to their own rhetoric to the point that … Continue reading

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Online Reviews of Online Reviews: Alfred Schnittke is the Devil.

  Sometimes the bad reviews make you want something even more than the good reviews. For instance from June 14, 2004, the only 1 star Amazon review of the BIS recording of Alfred Schnittke’s Faust Cantata: If you love sickness, … Continue reading

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