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Video Playlist: My Top 10 Albums For 2009

You may have already read about my Top 10 albums list for 2009 published online in the Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll in the recent issue of the Village Voice. As a bonus, I am including video clips for each rele...
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My Top Ten Albums For 2009

My Top 10 albums list for 2009 (along with Top 5 songs) is included in the online results for the annual Village Voice Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll. This past year many groups that could loosely be put unde...

Liner Notes Galore

I have been writing liner notes for Sony Music for seven years. My first project was their reissue of Who Made Who, one of AC/DC's biggest selling albums in America, followed by the Judas Priest box set Metalog...

Ten Great ’80s Covers From The ’00s

While the Nineties gave us some great underground music from the metal, goth, ambient and experimental communities, the mainstream world was generally filled with whiny rock, anemic pop and insipid dance mu...