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New Yeasayer: “Tightrope”
First off, I should acknowledge that sharing this song kind of makes me an asshole. “Tightrope” was recently released as a special track for the charity compilation Dark Was The Night, which aims to raise money for AIDS awareness. I listened to it for the first time today and it’s very, very good, and I...
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Lost MP3 of the Week: Yeasayer, “Ah, Weir”
As we near the middle of the year, I find myself somewhat unimpressed by 2008 as a new release year. Granted, the second half of the year is almost always stronger than the first, and 2007 was no exception. But 2008’s best releases, so far, don’t feel quite as important as last year’s. Of all...
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T-Sides’ 2007 in Review: Top Albums – the “Best”
Where “best” = albums that were not only significant from a critical standpoint, but that I actually, truly, really listened to. A lot. 10. Jay-Z, American Gangster You’re completely, utterly surprised, right? Believe it or not, this spot was the hardest. It was almost Devendra Banhart, Kanye West, Beirut… At first, American Gangster was completely...