Category Archives: Way Back Wednesdays

Nightmares on Wax — In a Space Outta Sound (2006)

2007 was kind of a blur for me. moments of blinding euphoria. times of crippling ennui. sleepless weekends; weekdays of supreme hibernation. nights in clubs air kissing familiars and days spent in a ramshackle fort in my room with red … Continue reading

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Gary Higgins – Red Hash (1973)

“If I had a little message I could leave you with I’d hang it on a door / But I don’t and it’s just no use no more, no good anymore.” Surely we’ve all experienced those moments where there seems … Continue reading

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The Streets – Everything is Borrowed (2008)

You have never left my side since we met. I have left you plenty. You are always alone fending for yourself, but every time I return, you are right back at my heels. When I sleep, you are there. It … Continue reading

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Talking Heads – Speaking In Tounges

I don’t think there is too much to say about this album. Hopefully you’ve heard it and my work is done here, but I must assume otherwise. At least I must pretend that you have never heard this. If you … Continue reading

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Donnacha Costello — Colorseries (2007)

Let’s settle some important background information about this for a second before I get berated with criticisms about how 2007 isn’t “way back”.  Most of these tracks are originally from 2004, compiled in 2007 as the definitive Colorseries kompakt disc … Continue reading

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Elastica – Elastica (1995)

Continuing to document my obsession with female-fronted guitar pop bands, I bring you Elastica, a band that gave us one perfect record and not much else. I’ll briefly address the criticisms of this album just to get them out of … Continue reading

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Jack Rose — Raag Manifestos (2004)

It’s Monday night, and I’ve been reclining on the right side of my bed for the better part of four hours.  There’s a piece of paper, marked with Sharpie, that reads my favorite Keats’ quote, and perhaps the most relatable … Continue reading

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