sam Machkovech

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  • 9 years ago

    Why smack everyone over the head yet again with the importance of these two acts (which we already did months ago by reviewing their new records, Paul Simon's Surprise and Ray Davies' Other People's Lives)? Because for once, it's easy to lump them...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    "The point of this blog isn't just to be an asshole, although that is a big part of it. I'm going to go to some local shows, listen to local CDs and write about them...Sometimes I will be mean to the bands that annoy me. Sometimes I will be nice...

  • 9 years ago

    Hipsters looking for disagreeable, hard-to-digest music will presumably turn toward the new Liars record, Drum's Not Dead, for a hearty dose of parent-scaring noise. It's a reasonable assumption, as their last album, in spite of its weirdness and ...

  • 11 years ago

    Idol Records' latest split EP joins two of Dallas' polar opposites to cover each other's songs. The results? Well, for some reason, the pAper chAse hid its guitars while recording Will Johnson's "The Riot Jack," leaving the usually beastly band wi...