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<sup>#currently listening:</sup> taâlem

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<sup>stream:</sup> <em>And You Were The Hunter</em>, by T. E. Morris

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<sup>stream:</sup> DRMS

After a couple of false starts (it’s safe to say that Patrick is way ahead of me buy cheap viagra on what’s hot these days), I finally, finally have something special to share. Would...

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<sup>stream:</sup> "My Mind Is Going," by Clearside

You know how songs that are a little too short can get under your skin somewhat? It's fair to say that I've pretty much absorbed "My Mind Is Going" into my fundamental proteins. ...

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&lt;sup&gt;EP:&lt;/sup&gt; &lt;em&gt;I am no longer alone&lt;/em&gt;, by Silent Land Time Machine

Recent literature on neuroscience might be summarized: Even in the healthiest of brains, there is not one unanimous will, there are several. Some urges are louder and more persuasive, while others are hopelessly outgunned....

Truism of the Day: Guitarists Aren't Necessarily Singers

There are a good many reasons that guitarists release solo albums while they’re in a band. The number one reason is that they are frustrated singers—their vocals aren’t good enough to be spotlighted in their bands’ LPs so they must find another outlet in which to express themselves. The number two reason is that the songs are self-indulgent, so the band has rejected them.

For the most part, John Frusciante is an exception. His 10th solo album, The Empyrean, will be officially released tomorrow, the same day that Obama gets coronated. I found one track (“Unreachable”) on YouTube that’s pretty listenable, I must day. The vocals certainly annoy me less than Anthony Kiedis’ do and the track has a Beatles White Album kitchen table feel to it:

One Response to “Truism of the Day: Guitarists Aren't Necessarily Singers”

  1. Patrick says:

    Perfect example of this is Tom Morello as The Nightwatchman, one of the greatest guitarists of our time and yet can’t carry a tune in a bucket.

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