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Best Albums 2017

As there was no one record that monopolized my attention this year—nothing I wanted to hear compulsively, like Heartthrob or The Truth About Love in past years—I found myself shuffling through a lot more new music than I usually do, … 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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