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Adam Schlesinger

I was stunned this morning when I read that the Fountains of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger had died due to complications from COVID-19. I have written about the group and Schlesinger’s music a number of times over the past two decades. … Continue reading

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Fountains of Wayne play to the choir

Yesterday I attended the first of Fountains of Wayne’s two-night stand at Ebisu Liquid Room in Tokyo. Though not sold out, the show was suitably packed to provide the sort of sweaty love-in the group tends to enjoy from its … Continue reading

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Best albums 2011

During a year when my opportunities to hear live music decreased considerably, I would like to think I actually listened to more music. Having shifted my daily constitutionals from the morning to the evening in order to take advantage of … Continue reading

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September 2011 albums

Here are the album reviews I wrote for the September issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on Thursday. Goblin -Tyler, the Creator (XL/Hostess) Blackenedwhite -MellowHype (Fat Possum/Hostess) Though they are American and their rap-rhetoric is tonally reminiscent … Continue reading

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