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Last Active 01-16-09 4:35 am
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Simple Plan No Pads, No Helmets... Just Balls
1.0
01.28.09
Minus the Bear Acoustics
2.5
01.15.09
Bloc Party Intimacy
2.5
12.07.08
Iron And Wine The Shepherd's Dog
If you were an Iron and Wine fan and knew nothing about this album, you would probably except a typical Sam Beam with an acoustic guitar and his hushed voice whispering cryptic, but beautiful stories to soft, folk-pop melodies. Within the first few seconds of the first song though, it's obvious The Shepard's Dog is different: multiple instruments, regular percussion, and little bit of electronic experimentation. The beauty of this album is that rather than having these added elements completely ruin the classic Iron & Wine sound we know and love, they complement it perfectly. Sam Beam manages to create a new sound while still soun
4.0
12.30.07
Architecture In Helsinki Places Like This
2.5
12.28.07
Animal Collective Strawberry Jam
3.0
12.28.07
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
For me, true art is something that refuses to reveal it's true meaning on its first view/listen. Magnum's lyrics, though slightly bizarre, tell stories of love, death, existence, loneliness, and despair, but are written in a way that doesn't explicitly tell of its details. Though the vocals are certainly not the most talented (and are dislikd by many), I felt that Magnum's vocal style was genuine in its own sense, conveying the emotions of the songs without being too over the top. Definitely a strange album, but worth checking out.
4.0
12.22.07

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