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Irene and Me

By Pam Munter She wasn’t the best piano player though at 85, she had worked at it most of her life. Even so, she loved the music and relished playing with the boys in the band. During the past dozen years or so, she couldn’t quite keep up reading those complicated arrangements that seemed to …

Let’s Not Get Personal

YOUR GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING MUSIC REVIEWS By Thomas Hocknell I should have known. Tame Impala’s latest album has been a unanimous hit with the critics, being described as sparkling with kaleidoscopic experimentalism. It’s even gone to no.3 in the album charts, where it remains, unless returning my vinyl copy to Rough Trade slides it to …

Prostrate & Dark, Already

By Leah Mueller PROSTRATE Lying on the floor         between the stereo speakers    wormhole notes              fill my head, sink in     clumsy waves to bone. The music carries my ears              skyward, and the rest of        me sprawls immobile on the floor,            arms spread wide in surrender. One car passes           …