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show 52 heralds indie darlings Perfume Genius & Johnny Jewel, and the return of the tireless Paul Weller — who squeezes another album for the ages out of his bare British hands Wavves — No Shade  /  Pond — All I Want for Xmas (Is a Tascam 388)  /  Black Lips — In My Mind There’s a Dream  /  Doug Tuttle — In […]
show 51 wasn’t contemplated as a rush job.  but rush jobs never are.  blame would be shared by the studio equipment and its human operator for the flub that transposed Waxahatchee for Cayetana.  after that, it was more civil — and surprisingly cohesive. Cayetana — Am I Dead Yet?  /  Waxahatchee — No Curse  /  BNQT — Mind of a Man  /  […]
the devil is in the details.  and the electronics.  and the production room.  and the headphones.  some said it coulda been English Beat saxophonist Saxa, from the great beyond.  turned out it was the electrician. Ride — All I Want  /  Aphex Twin — 4xAtlantis take1  /  Beach Fossils — Silver Tongue  /  BNQT — Hey Banana  /  Mark Lanegan Band — Beehive  /  PJ Harvey — I’ll […]
show 49 puts us back on-track, with some fuzzy Ron Gallo, some Kraut-y Trans Am, a little Little Star and a big Big Star.  plus Car Seat Headrest do the Smiths, and we try to play vinyl without blowing a fuse.  see what happens. Ron Gallo — Poor Traits of the Artist  /  Trans Am — Staying Power  /  […]