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Radiohead : A Moon Shaped Pool

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A cursory glance at A Moon Shaped Pool may suggest a certain measure of indifference on the part of Radiohead. Its 11 songs are sequenced in alphabetical order — a stunt befitting a Pixies concert or perhaps a Frank Black box set, not a proper album — and many of these tunes are of an older vintage: the group began… Read more »

The Afghan Whigs : “In Spades”

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With their second album since reuniting in 2012, it’s clear that Afghan Whigs leader Greg Dulli has decided to give the band’s sound an overhaul that’s likely to be permanent. One of the more puzzling things about the Whigs’ 2014 comeback LP, Do to the Beast, was that it didn’t sound an awful lot like the band’s best-known work, and… Read more »

Death Cab for Cutie : “Narrow Stairs”

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After spending the better part of a decade in the musical minor leagues, Death Cab for Cutie went pro with 2005′s Plans, a record whose optimism and bright, Technicolor sound gave the band enough leverage to enter the mainstream. “Soul Meets Body” became their biggest rock single to date, but it was Ben Gibbard’s delicate love song, “I Will Follow… Read more »