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Record Geek Heaven: The Top 10 Worst Neil Young Albums

Neil Young has released nearly 50 albums in his 50+ year career. So obviously, he has to have a good amount of crap in his catalog. Last week, I counted down what are, in my humble opinion, The Top Ten … Continue reading

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Record Geek Heaven: The Top Ten Best Neil Young Albums

Neil Young is one of my three favorite songwriters of all time. He represents a lot of different moods and mental states in my opinion, but the one overall quality I love about Young is his stubbornness–no, obsessiveness–to be nothing … Continue reading

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Record Geek Heaven: Arcade Fire Poised for Great Takeover

Canada’s Arcade Fire—one of the world’s most beloved modern rock bands—put out their new album “The Suburbs” today on Merge Records. After a few strategically released mp3 downloads to stir the pot a bit, the band’s third album—the follow-up to … Continue reading

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Record Geek heaven: Sun Kil Moon "Admiral Fell Promises"

It seems Mark Kozelek wants us to believe he just breathes all of his songs—that they are effortless, sporadic chunks of creative masturbation he can toss off whenever he so pleases. This may explain the stitched-together nature of Sun Kil … Continue reading

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Record Geek Heaven: Power Pop on the Rise? We'll See.

It seems Power Pop might actually be undergoing a sort of resurgence. WhatwhatWHAAAT? How can this be? I mean, for something to have a resurgence, it must have been popular in the past at some point, right? OK, so maybe … Continue reading

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Spanish Chica Rapper loves KISS!

Who says there are no more good music videos? Check out this hardcore Spanish rapper scantily dressed in KISS and fighting off the thugs that surround her ferrari. It is good to know that music all over the world sucks … Continue reading

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The English fancy the Dead Girls´thirst and Spanish solidarity!

3 worlds collided when an English heart-throb columnist came to meet JoJo and his brother Jon (aka Joe Joe & Johnny) at a bar tucked away in the center of Valencia, Spain during the World Cup match between the US … Continue reading

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Record Geek Heaven: Girls "Album"

I have to give props to my friend and fellow blogger Ian Hrabe. He totally called it on his list last year. “Album” was in his top 3, I think, and it was also in his top 20 of the … Continue reading

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Record Geek Heaven: The Radio Dept. "Clinging to a Scheme"

This is one of those albums that sat around for weeks after I got it. All of a sudden, I hear one song pop up on shuffle, and I’m hooked. I can’t stop listening to this record. It’s not even … Continue reading

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Record Geek Heaven: Caribou "Swim"

Normally, I’m a pretty anti-techno guy. As someone who was weaned on 60’s thru 90’s rock, I have a very low tolerance for music pumped out of a computer. (Obviously, one could call me a judgmental listener at times.) However, … Continue reading

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