Category Archives: Music

Best albums 2014

I think it was a great year for music in general, but since my living circumstances changed radically last February I haven’t been able to listen to new stuff in as dedicated a way as I used to. Much of … Continue reading

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January 2015 albums

Here are the album reviews I wrote for the January issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on Christmas Day. The London Sessions -Mary J. Blige (Capitol/Universal) Rock or Bust -AC/DC (Sony) Mary J. Blige is one of … Continue reading

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December 2014 albums

Here are the album reviews I wrote for the December issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last week. 1989 -Taylor Swift (Big Machine/Universal) Girls With Guitars (Ace/MSI) As Taylor Swift’s career arc has bent toward pop the … Continue reading

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November 2014 albums

Here are the album reviews I wrote for the November issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on October 25. Syro -Aphex Twin (Warp/Beat) The Physical World -Death From Above 1979 (Last Gang/Victor) Richard James may be the … Continue reading

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October 2014 albums

Here are the album reviews I wrote for the October issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on September 25. My Everything -Ariana Grande (Republic/Universal) Unlocked -Alexandra Stan (Victor) A lot of people seem to care that former-kid-star-turned-pop-diva-upstart … Continue reading

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September 2014 albums

Here are the album reviews I wrote for the September issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last week. Alvvays (Polyvinyl/P-Vine) Nabuma Rubberband -Little Dragon (Because/Warner) Since pop and, especially, rock don’t exclusively belong to youth any more, … Continue reading

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August 2014 albums

Here are the album reviews I wrote for the August issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo last week. What Is This Heart? -How To Dress Well (Weird World/Hostess) In My World -Matthewdavid (Brainfeeder/Beat) Though Tom Krell’s evolution … Continue reading

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