Happy Birthday, Loveless!

Twenty years ago today, my all-time favorite album was released to the world, obliterating the sonic mold that gave birth to it.  It spawned hundreds of copycats, but none that could handle the sonic onslaught, the shimmering vocals, and epic scale. “Only Shallow” by My Bloody Valentine Personally, I love that it feels otherworldly and […]

Mixtape Mondays: begin at the end

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In which I pick a song to go on a never-ending mixtape. We know the rules for the mixtape are pretty solid.  You start with the best track.  Seriously rocking number.  Then you dial it back for the second track, then shift hard into track number three.  You really only get three tracks to hook […]