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The Rockometer: 1984 by Ryan Adams

      Ryan Adams 1984 Pax-Am   Everyone has a Ryan Adams in their music collection, an artist they followed closely as their career began and whom they’ve slowly stopped following as the years went by and each new release became a game of is it ok to listen again? For me, my Ryan […]

The Rockometer: The Physical World by Death from Above 1979

      Death from Above 1979 The Physical World Warner Bros/Last Gang   Note to clown rocker, Gene Simmons, and everyone else who trots out the old line, “Rock is dead.” Rock ‘N’ Roll is not dead. The ’70s are dead. The era of arena rock is dead. But that old spirit of Rock […]

Play Me: “Empty Faction” by Cult of Youth

  The line between being provocative and a tasteless asshole can be a thin one. Like Danish punks, Iceage, many have used the word fascist to describe the Brooklyn band, Cult Of Youth, and its leader Sean Ragon. As far as I know, Ragon hasn’t dressed up like a klansman for a music video, like […]

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