Arquivos Mensais: Janeiro 2011

the associates "fourth drawer down" 1981

This collection of songs still amazes me–it sounds like it’s still the music of the future, 19 years after its original release! The musical influences on the Associates are the least obvious on this collection of songs–maybe a dash of … Continuar a ler

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5 of those records… …we all love!

1- Visage “S/T” 1980. Electronic Music. 2- Duran Duran “S/T” 1981. Som Bom. 3- Spandau Ballet “True” 1983. 4 you 2. 4- Thompson Twins “Into The Gap” 1984. epersia net. 5-Curiosity Killed The Cat “Keep Your Distance” 1987. Conflux.

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the chamber strings "gospel morning" 1997

The Chamber Strings’ album Gospel Morning was recorded in the mid-Nineties but wasn’t released by Bobsled until 99, just two years before their current chamber pop masterpiece A Month of Sundays. This album is a comforting listen in that it … Continuar a ler

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the angels of light "new mother" 1999

I have sporadically followed Swans for the last several years, experiencing the noise and fury of the early albums to the more intricate, intriguing melodies and sounds of albums such as Omniscience and Soundtracks for the Blind. M.Gira is a … Continuar a ler

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mercury rev "all is dream" 2001

There’s always been a sort of fantastical edge to Mercury Rev, even in the bleak grandeur of “Deserter’s Songs.” But “All Is Dream” takes that edge and pushes it, with its swirling music and songs that talk about dreams, vampires, … Continuar a ler

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the flaming lips "the soft bulletin" 1999

There is something cheering about the Flaming Lips, who are hitting their artistic and commercial peak 20 years after their debut album. But it is not just their long career that makes the Oklahoma trio unique. Their most recent albums, … Continuar a ler

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the magnetic fields "get lost" 1995

New York singer-songwriter Stephin Merritt is the Sondheim of US indie rock, an incomparable lyricist capable of balancing arch wit with painfully acute observation. His last album under the Magnetic Fields name, 2000’s triple-CD set 69 Love Songs, was musically … Continuar a ler

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