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the triffids "the black swan" 1989

The subtle quirkiness of The Triffids is all too easily overshadowed by the self-professed otherness of bands like The Birthday Party. But don’t be fooled: this Australian band offers one of the most haunting and outlandish listens around. The Black … Continuar a ler

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kitchens of distiction "love is hell" 1989

From the shimmering sounds of the ‘third time we opened the capsule’ to the vitriolic thrust of ‘mainly mornings’ precious few albums can provide the sustained listening pleasure of Love is Hell (it’s been ten years since I first picked … Continuar a ler

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momus "don’t stop the night" 1989

Don’t Stop The Night (1989) is quite disco with heavy synthesizers and drum machine making it my least favorite of the six. The attempt to be “commercial” is fairly obvious. However it still has its unique moments. Check out the … Continuar a ler

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beastie boys "paul’s boutique" 1989

They just don’t make albums like this anymore. This would be IMPOSSIBLE to make today, what with all this controversy over sampling and whatnot. THIS is what sampling should sound like: Artists taking bits of found sound from various sources … Continuar a ler

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de la soul "3 feet high and rising" 1989

Simply put, De La Soul are gods. Everything on this album comes together in a way which few other albums have (not even the later De La albums). It’s very interesting to listen to this in 2001 and think that … Continuar a ler

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the leaving trains "transportational d. vices" 1989

Transportational D. Vices pours more kerosene on the same fire: it might as well be titled Fuck II. Again characterized by blink-and-you’ll-miss-‘em blowouts and James’ so-spontaneous-they-must-be-one-take vocals, the Trains nevertheless integrate a bluesy skanker (“Dude the Cat”) and two driving, … Continuar a ler

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