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March 30th, 2010 - 4:39 pm § in True/Slant

Free the Music: Signals

Free the Music is a guide to new albums, EPs and songs that are available for free online. Today’s drop is: Signals/Supple Youth Tour Mixtape. I was crushed when I found out The Mae Shi broke up last summer. Or should I say, split in twain. Whatever the case may be, a number of the [...][...]

December 31st, 2009 - 2:55 am § in True/Slant

Music In 2009: A Review

It’s hard to sum up an entire year of pop music in one concise “best of” list. Instead, here’s a tidy little look at some of the highs and lows in pop music over the past year: Hip-Huh?: The New Yorker‘s Sasha Frere-Jones declared that hip-hop was dead and upset a lot o[...]

December 27th, 2009 - 11:04 pm § in True/Slant

The Best Overlooked Albums Of The Aughts

The new year is almost here, and with it comes a maelstrom of “End of the Year Lists.” Here on Ex-Spectator, I’ll be rolling out a few “End of the Year”/”End of the Decade” lists. Today’s list: The Best Overlooked Albums of the Aughts. A while back I started an ongoing feature called[...]

November 17th, 2009 - 1:53 am § in True/Slant

The (Most) Memorable Singles of 2009

I started writing here at True/Slant with a little piece that questioned the nature and purpose of year-end-lists. Who’s an authority on anything? Isn’t it all arbitrary? True, but, as I mentioned, it’s a bit fun to do. So, though we’re not even into December, I present a lis[...]

February 3rd, 2009 - 7:31 pm § in Perfect Lines

Flu Season…

Sorry for the lack of updates – the flu caught me (and probably a good chunk of the Northeast) by storm. So, to satiate any current need for… well, who knows what, here’s a song the Mae Shi made up in honor of Christian Bale freaking out on some guy working on the Terminator Salvat[...]

December 30th, 2008 - 7:26 pm § in Perfect Lines

They Said It…

Roundup of various end of the year music lists...[...]

December 12th, 2008 - 2:10 am § in Perfect Lines

Top o' 2008

A countdown of the best albums of 2008, in all their colors.[...]

July 14th, 2008 - 2:41 am § in Perfect Lines

Double Double

In one corner, weighing in at 6 members is The Mae Shi, with support from The Death Set, at Great Scott. In the other, pulling together as a duo is No Age, with a little help from High Places and Abe Vigoda, at the Middle East Downstairs. It is a challenge to behold… For music [...][...]

July 10th, 2008 - 3:42 am § in Perfect Lines

Bastards of Pop

By now most music-loving folk are aware of the pay-what-you-want, online release of Girl Talk’s latest album, Feed The Animals. But this isn’t about that… well, it’s almost not about that. As any other savy internet users are concerned, a trio of folks hailing from the greate[...]



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