Aesthetic morality, Macca and history, hitting a benchmark, "Sweet Home Chicago," working class Wussy and all in the family
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My contribution to an already fading Twitter game
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Detroit skills, Las Vegas horror, Canadian dread, New South resistance, Berlin sunshine, Nashville suffragette, Nashville feminists, munchkins giggling…
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The 76 best albums of the last year (or so)
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James Daley, Ed: Great Speeches by American Women (2008, 179 pp.)
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Parsing posthumous Coltrane, grading Big Star and Lil Wayne, and the uses of critical esotericism and formalism
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Music from Nashville and Brooklyn, London and Paris, Senegal and Nigeria, the long-lost '60s (twice!), and of course the unmourned 2019
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Jim DeRogatis: Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly (2019, 306 pp.)
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The 25 best albums of the last 10 years
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In praise of differenter things, suggestive titles and (relatively) unmediated aesthetic pleasure
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The Clash's "London Calling" at 40
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Century-spanning soulfulness and truth telling, rants and classical training
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