Posts Tagged ‘NTTOD’

Now Take Them Out Devils’ Contenders for Summer Album of 2013

Written by Simon Lazarus Vasta on . Posted in Music

Every May, they start trickling out: the self-proclaimed Summer Albums. They’re the blockbuster popcorn flicks of the music world; flashy, catchy, accessible and widely discussed. In a way, being dubbed the Album of the Summer is a far more prestigious accolade than Album of the Year; It’s a record that gets played to death on [&hellip
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Now Take Them Out, Devils: Caitlin Rose & “Except Rap & Country”

Written by Simon Lazarus Vasta on . Posted in Music

“I like everything except Rap and Country.” God, is there a more phrase as simultaneously innocuous and incendiary as that one? It’s the pop music equivalent of “I’m not racist, but…;” a phrase oft repeated by the woefully underinformed and culturally stagnant when they want to appear more evolved than they actually are. By saying [&hellip
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Now Take Them Out, Devils: The Next Day Introduces Bowie, The Mortal (Part 2)

Written by Simon Lazarus Vasta on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music

Missed part one? Read it here. When The Next Day was announced on Bowie’s 66th birthday, I had long since given up any hope of hearing new material. It was as if a limb I had amputated years ago had suddenly reappeared one morning; the phantom pains I had gone through such lengths to banish merely a [&hellip
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