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Corrosion of Conformity – Corrosion of Conformity

Yeah, I wanted to give this one a long time to digest and I am feeling full and satisfied! This might be the best COC album in terms songwriting and production. The arrangements are mature while the music has a … Continue reading

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Sleigh Bells – Reign Of Terror

The last half of this album really shines. Side 2. Starting with the catchy first single “Comeback Kid”. And then “Demons” which stands out right way as the awesome song. It might get tiring as these things tend to do … Continue reading

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Music Thoughts (from 2011-01-03)

Vampire Weekend = reggae Paul Simon hipster bullshit Titus Andronicus = way too fucking earnest

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David Bowie – Lodger

Found this blurb looking for content. Written several years ago. I picked this up at Record Runner on the last day they were open. I’m listening to it for the first time. This had to have been his most traditionally … Continue reading

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nero in Ottawa, ON @ Cafe Dekcuf – 2011.12.31

I had a blast on New Year’s Eve seeing the “mostly” retired band nero play a sold-out show with an intimate crowd of about 100. As usual they chose a really fun song to cover with which to explore the … Continue reading

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Albums of the Year 2011

1. Lady Gaga – Born This Way 2. Tyler, the Creator – Goblin 3. St. Vincent – Strange Mercy 4. Girls – Father, Son, Holy Ghost 5. Fucked Up – David Comes To Life I added St. Vincent and bumped … Continue reading

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Prince in Ottawa, ON @ Scotiabank Place – 2011.12.03

That was absolutely fantastic! Let me just say it was pretty amazing! Holy fuck we had greats seats, 3rd row on the floor, on the aisle, tons of space and by the end of the night you could pretty much … Continue reading

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Rocksmith, video game guitar teacher

As soon as I spied the box cover for Rocksmith in the upcoming releases section at a local retailer I knew I had to have it. I reserved my copy and waited patiently for a month. I picked up the … Continue reading

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The Watch in Gatineau, QC @ La Boîte à chansons – 2011.10.17

Fantastic show Monday night! I was blown away by the time The Watch finished with Supper’s Ready, thinking… here I am, in a western-style roadhouse, in Gatineau Quebec, listening to a band from Italy play the greatest song in the … Continue reading

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Napalm Death in Ottawa, ON @ Mavericks – 2011.10.09

This was the best live show I’ve seen since MMJ @ Bluesfest. What a fantastic time! One of my favourite metal concerts in a while. I feel very fortunate to have experienced Napalm Death in an intimate setting like that. … Continue reading

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