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Single of the Week: "Ancient Ways" by Interpol

Off of Interpol’s new album El Pintor from Matador Records, this week’s featured single is “Ancient Ways”. As far as Interpol’s music goes, I happen to be a newbie. 109 more words

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Review: Interpol - El Pintor

For the first time in Interpol’s career, we can honestly say that their newest album is better than their previous work.  While we argued last week that Interpol’s “decline” was not nearly as sharp as some may contend, the band still had issues matching the success of their previous works.   886 more words


Interpol - El Pintor

Interpol – El Pintor



El Pintor may mean “the painter” in Spanish, frontman Paul Banks’ second language, but it’s also a scramble of “Interpol.” This would seem to signal that the band, now a trio, is ready to mix things up, perhaps taking a cue from the stylistic diversions that bubbled up on the fringes of their… 547 more words


Devil's Tower

Once again, what the fuck. Why would we name it that? As I make my way West, the first leg of my loop around America visiting these sacred sites, I’m taken aback by the marked differences between the way the conqueror sees things and the way the indigenous people do. 589 more words