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The Spotify Fight is Not Your Fight

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I’m not here to criticize Atoms for Peace or The Black Keys for publicly denouncing a financial imbalance that affects them. In their shoes, I would do the exact same thing. Fundamentally, it’s not that different than teachers striking to prevent budget cuts or Hostess bakery workers sacrificing their jobs for their pensions.

4 Years Gone: Kid Cudi's Man on the Moon: The End of Day

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Man on the Moon: The End of Day, the debut album from Cleveland native and noted curmudgeon, Kid Cudi, is effectively hip-hop’s answer to The Cure’s Disintegration, a web of sprawling self-reflection and faux-philosophy that has soundtracked the shotgunning of Natural Ice cans with surprising longevity.

I Believe In Good Music: When Words Are Useless

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No doubt the supposed importance of words is a subject that has been devoted significant print. So, it’s unsurprising that any vehicle for words, this blog included, is probably the worst place to find a balanced opinion on the subject, akin to asking a militant vegan where you should eat for dinner.

Help a Touring Band

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Sound advice on supporting bands and live music by a real, live musician. I’ve been reading Thought Pollution for a few weeks now and one thing seems certain – you all like music. This is all fine and good, but…