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En avril 2000 paraissait Figure 8, le cinquième album d’Elliott Smith, le dernier publié de son vivant

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“En avril 2000 paraissait Figure 8, le cinquième album d’Elliott Smith, le dernier publié de son vivant. Un album venimeux, exubérant, contradictoire et ambitieux, difficile d’accès selon certains, le plus accessible pour d’autres, un album dont la lumière ambiguë a pu déconcerter ceux – ils sont nombreux – qui préfèrent ne voir en Elliott que la noirceur cathartique et se sont sentis trahis par la palette de couleurs déployée ici. 930 more words

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Grandaddy - El Caminos In The West (CD2)

01 – El Caminos In The West
02 – Now It’s On (Live Colin Murray Radio Show,BBC)
03 – Derek Spears



On Standby

So here’s the thing.

Regular visitors may have noticed a few things around here recently. Shorter posts. Fewer posts.  Even fewer responses than usual (by me) to the very kind Comments left. 1,180 more words


New HyperCoaster rivals the world’s best

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Happiness is my favorite song of all time

“Happiness is my favorite song of all time. Ever. I can probably recollect precisely, off the top of my head, at least fifty moments of experiencing this song. 92 more words

Fellow Musicians


Here’s The Robster again…..

Hi Jim

I swore I wasn’t going to do any more ICAs, but the other day Walter posted something that inspired me. 1,249 more words


Capsule Review: Last Place - Grandaddy

This piece was originally published by Audioxide in March 2017.

It’s tempting to simply exalt Last Place for being an actual, legitimate, bona-fide Grandaddy record, because… 334 more words