Monthly Archives: December 2010

How to be a music nerd

On the frequent occasions when I refer to myself as a music nerd, people often ask what I mean by this term… Okay on second thought, that’s a lie, I was simply looking for a quirky, hopefully-somewhat-interesting opening sentence to … Continue reading

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Why This is Happening by LCD Soundsystem is the album of the year

LCD Soundsystem’s recent show in Tripod was unquestionably the gig of the year. “Just do it right, make it perfect and real,” sings LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy in the opening lines to This is Happening’s final song on (supposedly) the … Continue reading

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The films of the year (warning: contains spoilers)

N.B. Since I can’t be bothered writing a basic plot synopsis of each film, I’ve included links to all their original trailers to complement my reviews. ————————————————————————————————— 1. According to the late Infinite Jest author David Foster Wallace: “Good fiction … Continue reading

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