Posted by: on June 6, 2008 at 1:00 pm


The M’s, Real Close Ones (Polyvinyl Records, 2008)

Listen: “Bros In Arms”
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The M’s try and getcha from the get. Opening track “Big Sound” rages out of the speakers, oozing sex and glitter. It’s like an illicit glam party thrown by Mott the Hoople and Slade, where the punch is spiked with PCP and appetizers are meant for the nose, not the belly. Piano’s clonk, horns skronk, and the band does an Read more

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Posted by: on June 4, 2008 at 6:00 pm


Wings, “Let ‘Em In” (Wings Over the World Tour, 1975/1976)

Ol’ Macca finally pulled out the stops, playing the Beatles’ “A Day in the Life” live for the first time. Good for him, good for Yoko, and good for the world, right? But what got us really pumped on Paul was when we were in that bathroom earlier today, and heard “Let ‘Em In” coming up through the tile floor, from the collision shop Read more

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