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Some Good Things From 2010 by Mike Holdsworth

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Some good things from 2010, by Mike Holdsworth, Dead Oceans UK/EU GM

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If you love rock guitar two albums that kept it raw, elemental and just plain groovy (in quite different ways) were Superchunk‘s Majesty Shredding and Endless Boogie‘s Full House Head. Endless Boogie take the primal sounds of the foundation rock guitar and restate it with both power and smarts.
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Superchunk manage to make a rock and roll sound that is inevitably uplifting, those guitars pound and ring and propel the listener along in an exhilarating way. Sufjan Stevens Age Of Adz has such a depth of texture and warmth that I am compelled to revisit his earlier recordings which had previously left me uninterested. Much has been made of the ups and downs of Gil Scott-Heron‘s life, with most of the focus on the downs. He is succinctly eloquent about the situation. “If you gotta pay for things done wrong – well, I got a big bill coming” he states in one of the spoken word interludes from his new album I’m New Here. The arrangements are sparse and the choice of a Smog song on the album works very well. Read the rest of this entry »

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