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Radiohead・Stereolab [deathmatch]
26Tujiko Noriko
Blurred In My Mirror


ROUND 1: **preliminary round**

initial calibration to confirm that this match can go ahead, okay in we go
25Tarwater
Animals, Suns and Atoms


p r e ?? ? i m

stereolab have 10 lps
radiohead have 9 lps
advantage to stereolab
advantage lucy are better than stereolab
advantage lost
radiohead have more rereleases
stereolab have more lineup changes
stereolab have more nonLP songs
radiohead's bsides are more famous
radiohead are more famous
advantage to radiohead
is there a bad stereolab song?
advantage lost
in the kingdom of the bl
radiohead have bad songs
no advantage
prelim over
24Faith No More
Angel Dust


ROUND 2: **face-off**

Individual members from each band will be placed against one another and judged based on their Strengths and Weaknesses

cheer them!
23Lali Puna
Tridecoder


The Main One

RADIOHEAD: Thom Yorke (vocals, and things)

Strengths: adorable interviews・impressive dance・we all have off days・national hero・wizened puppy

Weaknesses: imitators・Thom Yorke・superbowl・pity surplus・tabloid・Robert Smith

STEREOLAB: Laetitia Sadier (vocals, and things)

Strengths: intelligence・can sing・accent・intonation・nonconform・deadpan

Weaknesses: imitators・photogenic・arthouse・France

****

WINNER: Thom Yorke
22Lali Puna
Scary World Theory


The Other Main One

STEREOLAB: Tim Gane (guitar, and things)

Strengths: retrofuturvist man・analogue kingpin・probably excellent uncle・used to sleep with Laetita Sadier

Weaknesses: climate change・garlic・post-00s marxist theory・avant-post

RADIOHEAD: Jonny Greenwood (guitar, and things)

Strengths: Renaissance man・digital boy・OST prince・hair palace・pedalboard

Weaknesses: vanity・AI・nerdwank・has never slept with Thom Yorke

****

WINNER: Tim Gane
21Lali Puna
Faking The Books


The Other One People Know

RADIOHEAD: Phil Selway (drums)

Strengths: groove・time signatures・smooth head・reliable takes・OST bb・f o c u s

Weaknesses: underexposure・Radiohead's shitty drum machine・alive・not Jonny Greenwood

STEREOLAB: Mary Hansen (guitar and vocals, and things)

Strengths: many instruments・charming delivery・Australia・can sing・enigmaticic

Weaknesses: not a founding member・Rest In Peace・John Hanson

****

WINNER: Mary Hansen
20Frou Frou
Details


ROUND 3: **full album ranking**

all LPs from both bands will be ranked in order of quality. reasons will be provided and no arguments will be accepted.
19Radiohead
Pablo Honey


PROS:
- Creep
- no-one knows the other songs

CONS:
- other songs
- who created that image
- the life of pablo
18Radiohead
Hail to the Thief


PROS:
- good songs
- There There

CONS:
- bad songs
- ugly songs
- boring songs
17Stereolab
Not Music


PROS:
- music
- collaborations
- different track lengths

CONS:
- not music
- remix album??
- unsatisfying makeshift swansong
16Stereolab
Mars Audiac Quintet


PROS:
- kraut
- politik
- VERY yellow aura

CONS:
- LONG
- every song the same
- no hooks
15Radiohead
A Moon Shaped Pool


PROS:
- Decks Dark
- Ful Stop
- Glass Eyes

CONS:
- everything else
- awful sequencing terrible opener
- soggy kitchen puddle get a grip on urself
14Radiohead
The Bends


PROS:
- 90s
- choruses
- sad dads

CONS:
- happy dads x3
- boomers x1000
- geeks x4
13Stereolab
Chemical Chords


PROS:
- POP
- song titles [A]
- THERE SHE WAS STANDING PEACEFULLY SENDING THE MESSAGE THROUGH TE=LE=PA=THEEEE

CONS:
- mad filler
- song titles [B]
- not sexy
12Stereolab
Margerine Eclipse


PROS:
- the red one
- dual mono mix
- Cosmic Country Noir

CONS:
- RIP Mary Hansen
- full stereo separation mix
- fidgety
11Stereolab
Peng!


PROS:
- Rock Music
- debut
- you get it

CONS:
- too cool
- sex
- you get it
10Radiohead
The King of Limbs


PROS:
- short&sweet
- pleb filter
- Lotus Flower mv

CONS:
- tryhard fanboy
- Radiohead minus plebs = dancing with no lights on
- fuck magpies
9Stereolab
Emperor Tomato Ketchup


PROS:
- SLOW FAST HAZEL
- bases covered: all 4
- people know this one

CONS:
- jack of all master of none
- college kids
- tomato ketchup
8Radiohead
Amnesiac


PROS:
- evil twin
- Pyramid Song
- Pulk/Pull

CONS:
- crywank
- Kid B
- everyone who likes Pulk/Pull
7Stereolab
Sound-Dust


PROS:
- omg the spooky songs
- SPACE LOUNGE
- Space Moth

CONS:
- twee palace
- you want it darker
- highlights highlights highlights
6Stereolab
Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night


PROS:
- mind expansion
- no guitars
- slow motion traffic jam

CONS:
- lol wtf is this
- Inspector Gadget
- timing
5Radiohead
Kid A


PROS:
- alien castration fear
- wow electronic music can be great too
- T-shirt album

CONS:
- guitars
- every single critical citation ever
- "yes i listen to other electronic artists"
4Radiohead
OK Computer


PROS:
- the only good alt rock album
- alltime classic
- boomer prophecy

CONS:
- tshirt album
- too kitsch to cry to
- just read david foster wallace tbh
3Radiohead
In Rainbows


PROS:
- all colours
- can cry to
- girls like it

CONS:
- technically a double album
- odd# songs >>>> even# songs
- videotape theory explanation bombs at parties
2Stereolab
Dots and Loops


PROS:
- too sophisticated
- perfect production
- correct indietronica

CONS:
- overmature for a coming-of-age rebellion
- not singalong
- objectively #1
1Stereolab
Transient Random-Noise Bursts with Announcements


PROS:
- noizpop post-rock Masterpiece
- analogue fuzz warmth
- TVU but good????

CONS:
- long
- headfuck if heard on vinyl/CD
- old :[
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