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PopJustice
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The liberals and bleeding hearts on other sites may be carping, but let me say here and now that NYLPM absolutely supports PopJustice in its bold campaign to NAME AND SHAME indie so-called stars. If even one boy band is saved from chart ignominy, sur[…]

In Review
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In Review makes a good point about my American Psycho piece, and yes, the choice of tracks do work as a commentary, but I still felt that the film was more generally effective than the soundtrack makes it out to be. As for “less hip than dark&#[…]

FUTURE BIBLE HEROES – I’m Lonely (And I Love It)
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Stephin Merritt has a great voice. What’s more, he has a great, unwavering voice live: this I know from last week’s Magnetic Fields gig. So the forlorn-sealion thing he’s doing here comes as a gruesome shock: lines like “I&#82[…]

The collected pieces of the guy who does lacunae.com
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The collected pieces (mostly but not entirely music-related) of the guy who does lacunae.com. Damn, he’s a good writer – really wide-ranging, too. Another one to get jealous of.[…]

Pat Metheny, Derek Bailey, George Bendian & Paul Wertiico: Sign of Four
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For godsakes, it’s fucking PAT METHENY trying to sound like Derek Bailey with Bailey right there. What could be worse? Well, Kenny G trying to sound like John Zorn with Zorn right there, maybe, but only because we could count on Bill Laswell to[…]

I Hate Music FAQ
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I Hate Music FAQ – Tanya’s written this in response to all the e-mails she gets. May be of interest if you like that part of the site.[…]

Not Hip To Be Square
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American Psycho seems to be a film about pop music, among other things. Its anti-hero, Patrick Bateman, is a handsome and successful man desperate to retain his standing among other men, often a sliver more successful or handsome than he. To manage t[…]

American Psycho
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American Psycho, or rather its soundtrack, talked about by me as part of Freaky Trigger’s long-delayed film issue. But it’s here now and I hope you enjoy it.[…]

Also from the FT mailbag, the electro-funk-dance-noise-sitars outfit
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Also from the FT mailbag, the electro-funk-dance-noise-sitars outfit Sound Storm have got in touch again (after a very nice humanclick chat the other week) to ask me to publish details of their forthcoming gig, on this Wednesday (2nd August). So here[…]

From the Freaky Trigger mailbag:
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From the Freaky Trigger mailbag:
Dear Sir or Madam,
A few days after Freddie Mercury died in November 1991, I wrote and recorded a song for him. It is now available for free at
http://www.mp3.com/HolgerB
I have received wonderful feedback from Queen […]

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