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Issue 12 – Reviews by Jason Anderson

BRANDY/Never Say Never (Atlantic/Warner) Dear Brandy: How are you? I’m fine. I like you on Moesha and I like your new album very much – I saw so many posters, I couldn’t wait to hear it. Then I bought the … Continue reading

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Boards of Canada

Boards of Canada – Music Has the Right to Children Warp label debut (North American release by Matador) comes from two Scots. The group name refers to the strong influence of the 70s documentary movies from the Canadian National Film … Continue reading

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Greil Marcus Interview and Article – by DA

Stones In My Passway : Conversations With Greil Marcus A rose is a rose is a rose no longer rings true.  Roses everywhere have been tampered with to produce strains that more and more resemble one another, that bloom perfectly, … Continue reading

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Do Soundtracks Need Movies?

By Jason Anderson (This essay was published in issue 11 of Space Age Bachelor magazine.) Do Soundtracks Need Movies? In the last few years, one sentiment I’ve noticed often come from the mouths of musicians—especially electronica musos—is that what they’re … Continue reading

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Mercury Rev: Deserter’s Songs

Deserters songs, that’s what someone called the results of the basement sessions between the Band and Bob Dylan.  Made as the war in Vietnam, mass deaths in Newark and Detroit, the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, and the … Continue reading

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Pulp! Live! Hardcore! Uncut!

PULP! LIVE! HARDCORE! UNCUT! by Jason Anderson To judge by its sales, This Is Hardcore proved too harsh for many of the fans who embraced “Common People,” it was but a very brave move. It was Pulp’s darkest and most … Continue reading

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A New Aesthetics and Ethics for the Music Industry

(Note: This essay composed of maxims was originally printed on the back cover of issue 11 of Space Age Bachelor.) A NEW AESTHETICS AND ETHICS FOR THE MUSIC INDUSTRY A Chinese fortune cookie soon to be written—one idea in the … Continue reading

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How deep is the ocean?

(This essay was printed in issue 11 of Space Age Bachelor magazine.) How Deep Is The Ocean?: The Sinking of the Titanic, and the Burden of Recording I’ve spent all my money on records and equipment that no longer works. … Continue reading

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Spring (Interview Transcript)

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Read the corresponding magazine article here. 1. What sort of influence does jazz have on Spring? I ask, because I just got this Antonio Carlos Jobim/Frank Sinatra record, and I think it’s closer to Spring than most anything else I … Continue reading

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Spring

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(Note: The original article was written as if the interview was done in-person; while I did indeed meet Spring at a cafe in Madrid, the questions/answers were exchanged by email. I have included the transcript here in a separate posting. … Continue reading

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