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MarkCooper -
81
Understated, subtle, close, tender, and quiet.

Favorite Tracks: You Have Your Way, Follies Fixture, Make Arrangements
MarkCooper -
73
Favorite Track: Anacortes Has a Secret Love
MarkCooper -
66
Brian Jonestown Massacre always managed to mimic classic songwriting better than any others. But the self-worship and lack of actual inspiration keeps all their projects from feeling really good. This band sounds like music made by robots to me. On paper, it's doing everything perfectly. But the lack of authenticity gives it an unshakeable coldness
MarkCooper -
60
Gen Z Spiderland, gwah!
MarkCooper -
80
A lost artifact of Neil Young love songs and road ballads, recorded in the strongest stride of his career, released decades later.

It took Homegrown to realize how much Neil Young is like Phil Elverum, though I think the eras he recorded in doesn't reflect that very well. I think albums like this and Hitchhiker feel so strong because they feel so intimate in a very specific way. I always loved Phil Elverum's music because of how intimate it was - it feels like a lone man making music, ... read more

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May 10, 2021
I think you have some readers. Your reviews are well-written, hence the lack thereof.
May 10, 2021
You really put quality over quantity, don't ya? good shit
Apr 15, 2021
What's your favorite Swans record and song? (List)
Aug 9, 2020
What do you think is the most underrated album of all time? This is for a list.
Jan 2, 2020
I meant you!!
Dec 31, 2019
Our boy's back
Nov 3, 2019
Supp! I'm doing a challenge at the moment, the "out of my comfort-zone challenge". This is a challenge where I need to listen projects, I normally wouldn't listen too. After some listen I need to state my opinions in a review. If you would suggest an album to me, it would be great! As long as they aren't metal, hip hop or rap! (experimental/abstract hip hop, weird rap is allowed though)
Aug 21, 2019
Have you heard Chelsea Wolfe?
Jun 19, 2019
you should do a quick review of Veteren by JPEGMAFIA
Apr 25, 2019
Heh heh, "Goob."

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