Category Archives: mexican summer

Puro Instinct, Headbangers in Ecstasy/Giving It All Away

Puro Instinct, “Lost at Sea” (DOWNLOAD) Puro Instinct, “Stilyagi” (DOWNLOAD) So, my boss gave me the day off on Monday and I was sitting on the couch reading We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver when I heard … Continue reading

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2010 in Review: Albums

It’s so hard for me to make end of the year posts. I know (without a doubt) that I will forget something, that I will misremember my relationship with an album, that something I will absolutely fall in love with … Continue reading

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Live in Cleveland/Giving It All Away (5)

(Details for the give-away are at the bottom of the post!) Last night Drew and I headed up to the Grog Shop to catch Best Coast with Male Bonding and local CLE band, Clovers. We had seen Best Coast once … Continue reading

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First Impressions: Best Coast

I wasn’t planning on writing about the new Best Coast album, even though I listened to it three times at work today. And then I read Pitchfork Reviews Reviews‘s “Special Moment in Best Coast History”, which makes a really compelling … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor, “Sunburn” (DOWNLOAD) Pearl Harbor, “California Shakedown” (DOWNLOAD) UPDATE You can get the repress of Something About the Chaparral (along with a cassette version of the EP) direct from Pearl Harbor for $15 (postage paid) today only (4/30/2010.) Further … Continue reading

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