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Review: A Star Is Born

It didn’t take much to make the latest iteration of A Star Is Born better than its immediate precedent, the Streisand-Kristofferson vehicle, which has become something of a camp classic while retaining its critical rep as a dog. Nevertheless, there … Continue reading

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December 2013 albums

Here are the album reviews I wrote for the December issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo yesterday. Artpop -Lady Gaga (Interscope/Universal) Avril Lavigne (Epic/Sony) The title implies that the biggest pop star on the planet wants her … Continue reading

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July 2011 albums

Here are the album reviews from the July 2011 issue of EL Magazine, which was published in Tokyo today. Born This Way -Lady Gaga (Interscope/Universal) Stone Rollin’ -Raphael Saadiq (Sony) It’s encouraging to note that the biggest artist of this … Continue reading

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