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The Rockometer: Morning Phase by Beck

    Beck Morning Phase Capitol Records If summer movies have taught us anything, it’s this: The sequel is never as good as the original. There are exceptions, of course: The Dark Knight, The Empire Strikes Back, The Wrath of Khan, and Breakin’ 2 Electric Boogaloo, but as a rule of thumb, this one is […]

The Rockometer: Rave Tapes by Mogwai

    Mogwai Rave Tapes Sub Pop I keep buying Mogwai records because I’m a fan. They got me at a younger age, around the time of the Happy Songs for Happy People tour in the early 2000s. On that night at the Beachland Ballroom, they were so loud they made young women cry. And […]

Doug Tuttle

Sometimes life and the drama that comes with it can twist you up into a giant mess that seems impossible to unravel. Then, out of the blue, something great will come along and completely change your attitude. That something for me is Doug Tuttle&#8217…

Play Me: “Come & See” by Protomartyr

Without the City of Detroit, there would be no Protomartyr. The two are tied together, though fortune, or misfortune, even if the larger population doesn’t realize it. Not only does the post-punk act frequently use the city’s struggles for songwriting inspiration, but one can also hear the challenging landscape’s influence in the music, too. On […]

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