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Record Bulletin, 3/31: Courtney Barnett – “Sometimes I Sit and Think and Sometimes I Just Sit” and Waxahatchee – “Ivy Tripp”

Lyrics for Sale Get both these albums, more so for the music than the words. Words aren’t all that bad, just that a lot more could have been done. Still, gotta commend them for their straight rhymes and slant rhymes and line breaking and all. COURTNEY BARNETT – Sometimes I Sit and Think and Sometimes … Continue reading

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Record Bulletin, 3/20: Rhiannon Giddens – “Tomorrow is My Turn” and Pops Staples – “Don’t Lose This”

Nothing Ever Dies, Not Anymore Figure I’d better clear out some crap scribblings I’ve had hanging around to do make space in my brain. No point in hanging on to stuff I know I won’t change my mind about. RHIANNON GIDDENS – Tomorrow is My Turn (Nonesuch): Carolina Chocolate Drops singer goes solo, ditching over-stylized … Continue reading

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Record Bulletin, 3/18: Brandi Carlile – “The Firewatcher’s Daughter” and James McMurtry – “Complicated Game”

They Got to Me Already starting to fall behind in my album posting and feel myself slipping into old habits. Hopefully I’ll find a little bit more time to dick around with new music. BRANDI CARLILE – The Firewatcher’s Daughter (ATO): At first this sounds like a female version of Mumford & Sons (not a … Continue reading