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2007 Stories by Bret Gladstone

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  • Radiohead's In Rainbows [Disc 2]

    published December 11, 2007

    Of all the idiosyncracies that make Radiohead a different breed of rock band, the most modern is their insistence on miring our enjoyment of... More >>

  • Sigur Rós's Hvarf/Heim

    published October 30, 2007

    Over the past decade, Icelandic musicians have proven they're amazing at doing essentially the same two things early bluesmen mastered:... More >>

  • Running with the Bullshit

    published June 5, 2007

    Caleb Followill claimed he could kick my ass. Specifically, he sang, "You talkin' bout my baby/I could flip you upside down and I... More >>

  • Do the Carlton Banks

    published March 6, 2007

    Given that Khaela Maricich, one-half of Portland, Oregon's electro-pop duo the Blow, tends to see sex as essentially a consumer transaction... More >>

  • Colonial Williamsburg Tastes Meet NYC Williamsburg Sensibilities

    published February 20, 2007

    On Fridays, there's a homeless man who plays electric guitar outside my building. We affectionately call him "Guitar Bob." This irks and confuses... More >>

  • Some Thunder, But Too Much Lightning

    published January 23, 2007

    Yeah, it's supposed to sound that way. "Some Loud Thunder," the title track off CYHSY's sophomore release, is a fun, crisp pop song—all hand... More >>

  • All-Star Stooges Make Brit Bleakness Cool Again

    published January 16, 2007

    Thirteen years after Blur released Parklife, frontman Damon Albarn finally has its natural successor: a quintessentially English pop... More >>

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