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Eels – Brixton Academy, London – 21 March 2013

Written for The Music Fix. Over the past couple of decades, the cult of Mark “E” Everett’s Eels has essentially been that of a solo artist. Bandmates have come and gone, and the Eels name has mostly been seen as … Continue reading

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Perfume Genius – Put Your Back N 2 It

Written for The Music Fix. Seattle’s Mike Hadreas made his debut as Perfume Genius in 2010, on a lauded album – Learning – which seemed to function primarily as a channel for his earlier life’s despair. This follow-up mostly continues … Continue reading

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Albums of 2010: 10-1

10. Owen Pallett – Heartland By no means the only concept album in the top 10, Pallett’s first release since dropping the Final Fantasy name is a series of monologues by Lewis, an ultra-violent farmer subservient to a creator: Pallett … Continue reading

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Albums of 2010: 20-11

20. Dirty Projectors + Björk – Mount Wittenberg Orca It’s probably because of their innovative use of vocal techniques that Dirty Projectors can count Björk among their fans, and her interest led to the composition of this collaborative song cycle. … Continue reading

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