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Speaking of British Punk…

… check out The Slits on the cover of the NME here:  http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/feb/26/nme-60-editors-favourite-covers?fb=native         We still lack a book on British (let alone Continental) rock criticism. Advertisements

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The anti-Adele

The song begins with throbbing power chords and a caustic voice, plaintive but clear and strong. By the end of the first verse we know where we are: this is a power ballad ca. 1978, tweaked by one of the … Continue reading

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