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NYLPM is becoming a bit negative in tone
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I’ve decided NYLPM is becoming a bit negative in tone, so I’m going to make an effort to blog useful links about the music I actually like. So here’s an old Interview with Charlemagne Palestine from EST magazine. There are apparentl[…]

There’s A Tear In My Beer
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There’s A Tear In My Beer: “Online music festival” in ‘rubbish’ shocker. Entertaining stuff, reminding me of my chatroom days where some plonker would always open a ‘virtual beer’ or ‘light up a virtual[…]

The Beatles treatise on reason and the nature of yesterday
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THE BEATLES TREATISE ON REASON AND THE NATURE OF YESTERDAY
Paul McCartney believes in Yesterday – and in a lot of way he is right to. It has made him a staggering amount of money after all. But I think it might be educational to see exactly what Pa[…]

Cultural Artifacts of the Moment continues
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It continues – Cultural Artifacts of the Moment “I turn twenty-one during the half-hour long hellacious fuckoff feedback maelstrom of “You Made Me Realise.” It sounds like a sky so full of airplanes the sun cannot squeak throu[…]

Why Online Indie Rock Zines Suck
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Why Online Indie Rock Zines Suck: I am intensely jealous of Nanette’s bulletin board, on which there’s currently this very interesting* discussion about the Indie Rock Zine Crisis which Us Vs Them identified-stroke-started earlier on toda[…]

Re-rewind the Clock
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Re-rewind the Clock: I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t hugely influenced by Chuck Eddy – in fact in its prior incarnation NYLPM was a pretty obvious attempt to do a singles column in Eddy style, which soon changed tack when I realised[…]

Tom at
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Tom at Barbelith has some interesting things to say about MP3s and encryption. I don’t see any reason why his plans wouldn’t work, but I do see that they’d enforce copyright protection more tightly than has been the case since befor[…]

The first thing to say about the Mercury Music Prize
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The first thing to say about the Mercury Music Prize is that you have to assume it’s a hive of corruption and critical second-guessing. Take it in any other way and you’d be endorsing the possibility that a panel of judges genuinely do t[…]

Holy City Cracks Down on Loud Pop Music
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Holy City Cracks Down on Loud Pop Music: It sounds like the concept for a Who album. Yes, look at me, I’m typing in capitals. I’d put this on my blog, but it’s been a while since I did a post of ol’ NYLPM.[…]

Go Nicholas Maw Go!
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Go Nicholas Maw Go!: it’s the Mercury Music Prize with another dicey shortlist. Coldplay installed as favourites, shudder.[…]

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