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Best of 2007: Erik G's favorite albums

Sometimes I think it takes me waaay too long to come up with my Top 20 albums of a given year. There are a lot of internal debates and arguments that really have no right answer. Really, you reach a point where all the albums are good but how to rank them gets to be […]

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Fur and Gold


Bat for Lashes’ Natasha Khan follows the same path as predecessors like Patti Smith, Polly Jean Harvey, and Chan Marshall, existing as a whirling storm of creative energies. The sounds that are constructed by Khan on Bat for Lashes’ debut, Fur and Gold, are culled from such disparate sources as a well-tuned harpsichord to rain […]

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Mercury Prize nominees announced

Yes, it is that time of year for the baffling and somewhat odd Mercury Prize. Nominees for this year's award were announced today, and here they are: Arctic Monkeys – Favourite Worst Nightmare Klaxons – Myths Of The Near Future Amy Winehouse – Back To Black Maps – We Can Create The View – Hats […]

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