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When you examined the wreck, what did you see?

Madison, Lake Mendota, a Sunday. These waters will never drag a man down. They will never claim a human life, unless someone snorts up the wrong kind of single-celled buddy, or drunkenly tacks a sail at the wrong moment. Still, … Continue reading

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Takin’ inventory edition

Weekly digestion Aside from the obvious listening-ahead I have to do, I’ve been trying to go back and dig up things that I’ve just had sitting on my CD rack and hard drive and ignored for ages. I’ve also not … Continue reading

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Extended and difficult edition

Weekly digestion James Blackshaw, The Glass Bead Game: My new favorite record for ignoring the world to. Along with Helen Money’s album, it’s one I’m kicking myself for not hearing last year. D’oh! Hanah Jon Taylor Artet, HyrPlasis: Hanah is … Continue reading

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Scorched-earth oddities edition

Weekly Digestion Eyedea And Abilities, By The Throat: I love how flexible E&A (hip-hop duo from Minneapolis) are, but I wasn’t expecting them to jump into raw, rock-based production and a such a rapid-fire album. It put me off at … Continue reading

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It ain’t supernatural edition

Weekly digestion, but first, Vic Chesnutt “Weekly” is stretching it. Over the holidays, I gave myself as much of a break as I could from computers and even checking out new stuff. Consider this a catch-up edition. I fear that … Continue reading

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Morbid-to-silly edition

Weekly Digestion -Roger Daltrey, live in Orlando, 11/25: I think Daltrey and I have almost the same taste in under-appreciated Who songs. Daltrey and band mixed neglected classics like “Naked Eye,” “Pictures Of Lilly” with some of his solo work … Continue reading

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Green highlighter stain edition

Weekly Digestion -Lots of re-digesting in preparation for The A.V. Club‘s national best-of-music list and A.V. Club Madison local year-end music roundup. -Amon Amarth, Versus The World: Recently re-issued by Metal Blade. “Death In Fire” is one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Standing for it, and introducing The Swepcats

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How could you do that?

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