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 Post subject: Let's All Laugh at Pitchfork
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From today's album review blurbs:

Mind Over Mirrors
Undying Color
BY: ANDY BETA
A solo artist gathers some pals for a trippy trip through the droney side of the avant-garde. Good for island meditations and pretending to be weightless.


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that sounds fantastic

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I like that description

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:? How can you even know what it means? It reads like a Shel Silverstein poem written by a mentally deficient 12-year old.


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This is, by FAR, the best critic's review, let alone Pitchfork review, of all time:

http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/9464-shine-on/


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Chris_H_2 wrote:
This is, by FAR, the best critic's review, let alone Pitchfork review, of all time:

http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/9464-shine-on/

Now THAT is a great Pitchfork review.


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I read this one at the time and found it a bit...flowery. Now...well, it's a bit over the top.


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 Post subject: Re: Let's All Laugh at Pitchfork
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god, i used to be obsessed with pfork back in the day

i burned with righteous fury when they turned on ...and you will know us by the trail of dead


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matt reeder wrote:
I read this one at the time and found it a bit...flowery. Now...well, it's a bit over the top.

:facepalm: "I had never seen a shooting star before..."


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tragabigzanda wrote:
:? How can you even know what it means? It reads like a Shel Silverstein poem written by a mentally deficient 12-year old.

It is evocative and wryly humorous. I got a pretty good idea of what the album sounds like from that short description and -- whaddayaknow-- it's pretty much exactly what the album sounds like

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 Post subject: Re: Let's All Laugh at Pitchfork
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theplatypus wrote:
tragabigzanda wrote:
:? How can you even know what it means? It reads like a Shel Silverstein poem written by a mentally deficient 12-year old.

It is evocative and wryly humorous. I got a pretty good idea of what the album sounds like from that short description and -- whaddayaknow-- it's pretty much exactly what the album sounds like

It is neither evocative nor wryly humorous.


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¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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He's a loyal and true friend, and has daredevil guts and determination. He's doesn't hold back when faced with autority, and is unpredictable in his actions.


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tragabigzanda wrote:
theplatypus wrote:
tragabigzanda wrote:
:? How can you even know what it means? It reads like a Shel Silverstein poem written by a mentally deficient 12-year old.

It is evocative and wryly humorous. I got a pretty good idea of what the album sounds like from that short description and -- whaddayaknow-- it's pretty much exactly what the album sounds like

It is neither evocative nor wryly humorous.

Sorry trag, but so far it is 2-1 here, and I'm with Jorge. I found the pretending to be weightless part chuckle worthy as I remind myself that I have done that in the past.

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 Post subject: Re: Let's All Laugh at Pitchfork
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E.H. Ruddock wrote:
tragabigzanda wrote:
theplatypus wrote:
tragabigzanda wrote:
:? How can you even know what it means? It reads like a Shel Silverstein poem written by a mentally deficient 12-year old.

It is evocative and wryly humorous. I got a pretty good idea of what the album sounds like from that short description and -- whaddayaknow-- it's pretty much exactly what the album sounds like

It is neither evocative nor wryly humorous.

Sorry trag, but so far it is 2-1 here, and I'm with Jorge. I found the pretending to be weightless part chuckle worthy as I remind myself that I have done that in the past.

When has democracy ever meant anything on RM? This is my thread, goddammit!


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Trag, Pitchfork sucks hard...we all know that...Platy is just a diehard fan.

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2-2, bitches!


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I can write for Pitchfork:

The CleanUp
Life Without Sleep

The CleanUp break out with their sophomore effort that is equal parts horse gallop, midwestern breeze, and cotton field, all set to a charcuterie of boilerplate 70s beats.


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bodysnatcher wrote:
I can write for Pitchfork:

The CleanUp
Life Without Sleep

The CleanUp break out with their sophomore effort that is equal parts horse gallop, midwestern breeze, and cotton field, all set to a charcuterie of boilerplate 70s beats.

:haha:


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bodysnatcher wrote:
I can write for Pitchfork:

The CleanUp
Life Without Sleep

The CleanUp break out with their sophomore effort that is equal parts horse gallop, midwestern breeze, and cotton field, all set to a charcuterie of boilerplate 70s beats.

I would buy that record on that description alone. Then again, I have a beard and live in Brooklyn, New York. No one should trust my tastes.


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