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Recommended Read: “All the Pieces Matter” by Jonathan Abrams

As detailed in this oral history, The Wire moves in narrative cycles, underscoring that all of this has happened before and all of it will happen again.  Continue reading

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Matt Chylak’s Top 10 Albums of 2017

Here are ten albums from 2017 that created worlds of their own for me. Maybe they can do that for you too. Continue reading

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Review: Taylor Swift – Reputation

I’ve cycled through a lot in my first dozen listens of Taylor Swift’s reputation—incredulity, disappointment, confusion, elation, respect—but each time I press play, my brain locks onto the album’s ten-second mark wherein she audibly clears her throat. Continue reading

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Archived Review: Cassino – Kingprince

The avenue is at it again, with a mouth that swallows men, and it fills my words with smoke and broke amen’s. Continue reading

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First Impressions: Coldplay – Ghost Stories

Coldplay’s sixth studio album travels inward, finding hope in an atmospheric album about broken connections. It’s two in the morning and my one-bedroom apartment feels especially empty. I should probably put the A/C unit in the window and go to sleep, but … Continue reading

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Review: The Hotelier – Home, Like Noplace Is There

The Hotelier’s new album puts a beautifully fractured voice to feeling broken. It seems like everyone I know has been dying recently. I know that’s not the best way to open up a music review, but it’s a thought that’s … Continue reading

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