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Alexander 'Skip' Spence, 'Oar' (09/20/69)

Poking around the shelves of bargain record shops, you’ll stumble across the wreckage of the rock and roll revolution—the hundreds of albums released in the last few years that no one ever listened to. 768 more words

Greil Marcus

Essential Logic, 'Fanfare in the Garden' (2003)

Punk promised that you could become a new person. You could live a new life in a new world—and to live in it you needed a new name. 1,389 more words

Greil Marcus

November (Lullaby)

For all the daughters of our nation.

Dangle your fingers above the crib. Coo while the lullaby chimes slower…quieter…and gone. Let her kick. And wiggle her little fingers back at you. 209 more words

Liner Notes

August Reading: FREE WATER

KGB Bar – 85 E 4th St, New York, NY ‎

Recently on the Twitter-scape, I intimated that the writer’s relationship with alcohol is complex. It is a chicken-or-the-egg dynamic, if you will. 335 more words

New York City

October (Losing Light to the Night)

Bundle up’n bound down the boulevard. Float and fly on the wind. Shiver in a way that no one sees. Head east, young man, head west. 147 more words

Liner Notes

Sonic Youth, 'Confusion is Sex' (1995)

About the time Sonic Youth recorded their version of the Stooges’ “I Wanna Be Your Dog”—in November 1982, onstage at the Pier in Raleigh, North Carolina—bassist and singer Kim Gordon was writing a piece about Glenn Branca. 534 more words