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Album Review: Broken Bells, “After the Disco”

“After the disco, all of the shine just faded away,” Shin-in-Chief James Mercer sings on the title track of After the Disco (2014), his second album under the banner of Broken Bells with hip-hop auteur Danger Mouse (Brian Burton). And … Continue reading

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Tom’s Top 5’s: Albums of 1984

Morning in America, huh? How about Mourning in America? It may not have quite on the order of Orwell’s Oceania (although it was uncomfortably reminiscent in at least a couple respects), but in 1984 the Neoliberal Revolution continued to stamp … Continue reading

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