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Discs From The Desk

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SPC ECO – The Art of Pop The album artwork is what made me grab the SPC ECO album that was sitting on our desk. The minimalist circles and rainbow hues are extremely visually appealing, but it wasn’t until I got home and opened it did I notice that it was the lead singer’s face, […]

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Remember Whensday – Seven Swans

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When I think of Sufjan Stevens, I don’t think of the 50 States Project that wasn’t, but the amazing albums we got out of it. Michigan and Illinois are two of the most complexly beautiful albums I have in my collection. We keep them in a high, protected corner of our CD library at home. […]

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Remember Whensday – Alanis Morissette and Jagged Little Pill

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If there’s anyone out there that’s backing the 90’s grunge revival that’s happening right now, it’s me. I wear black chokers and mother an ever-growing collection of beanies, maybe because I was too young and innocent to fully appreciate it when it was actually happening. Nevertheless, I am so relieved that it’s taking a second […]

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Remember Whensday – The Dark Side of the Moon

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Everyone from your mom, to the president of the United States, to the weird stoner kid who sits in the back of the class and draws pictures of cheese has heard Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon. It’s one of the biggest rock albums of all time, and this week marks its 42nd […]

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Discs From The Desk

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Cesspool – Ten Dead Birds in a Toilet or the Failure of a Family Business I really wanted to hate Cesspool. Their cover art is disturbing and their album title is downright depressing. After giving them some time, though, it has become clear that their music is not gratuitously awful for the sake of being […]

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Remember Whensday – Thriller

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This week in 1983, perhaps the best album of all time just went #1 on the charts: Michael Jackson’s Thriller. While I am a constant abuser of hyberbole, I honestly do believe that Thriller holds a permanent place on the proverbial Mount Rushmore of American popular music. Say what you want about the closing chapter […]

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