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Tom’s Top 5’s: Most Anticipated Albums of 2015 (Addendum!)

Upon posting my Top 10 Most Anticipated Albums of 2015, friends questioned why I hadn’t included several other exciting new releases scheduled for the coming year. In my defense I can offer only ignorance: in most of these cases, I … Continue reading

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Tom’s Top 5’s: Albums of 2012

As Ralph Ellison once put it, “Eclecticism is the word.” So after several years of ┬áBelle & Sebastian/Camera Obscura/Divine Comedy indie pop consistency, my tastes throw me a curveball in 2012: hip-hop, glitch-hop, throwback prog, piano rock, and anthemic indie … Continue reading

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Album Review: Kanye West, “Yeezus”

There are a lot of similarities between Kanye West and Richard Wagner. Before you balk at such an odd analogy, hear me out. Both are acknowledged as giants by friend and foe alike, responsible in many ways for revolutionizing their … Continue reading

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