Zach Baron

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  • 6 years ago

    OK, so he speaks in yoga metaphors and describes wealth that regular humans can't hope to comprehend. Auh! His late career adjustments to the forever-young rap game consist mostly of the genre's most repulsive ad-lib—auh!—and indiffere...

  • 6 years ago

    The Life of the World to Come's "Psalms 40:2," in which a gang of human highway flares break into a Missouri chapel and leave it in ruin, is not the first song about B&Es that The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle has written. That honor probably goe...

  • 6 years ago | Film Reviews

    Less documentary than closely and manipulatively edited homage to the new-agey “genius” of frequent Michael Jackson collaborator and High School Musical auteur Kenny Ortega, This Is It is about as honest as the song it’s named after...

  • 7 years ago

    His best work to date has been with The Blow, Khaela Maricich's sublime laptop-pop project, but these days YACHT's Jona Bechtolt works alone. Last year's I Believe in You. Your Magic is Real. was an absurdly New Age-y and tinny rap-radio pastiche&...

  • 9 years ago

    New York began for me, a Philly schoolboy, the same way it did for out-of-town skaters and college students, graffiti artists, sculptors, stockbrokers, gym teachers, sanitation workers, B-boys, DJs, carpool dads, White Castle burger-flippers&mdash...


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