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The Curmudgeon for September 2009

A lot has been made of the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock. Happy Birthday Woodstock. Thanks for 40 years of really annoying people. Noel Gallagher has left Oasis. Is anyone really surprised? A band with some buzz behind them is...

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As we slam the door on 2006 we look at 2007 with the usually end of the year suspicion. After all popular culture really floods the market right after the holidays In order to meet that first quarter profit margin. It’s a dangerous...

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I’ll start by quoting Leonard Cohen, “the summer’s almost gone, and winter’s tuning up.” What this all means of course is that we are now breaching that pop culture gap of summer and Christmas releases. This is...

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Well here we are in the summer with all of its blistering heat, power outages, expensive petrol and generally sucky summer tours. To make matters worse the quality of books, music and films out there right now is really low, which begs the...

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Man oh man has it been a great month or so for new music. I cannot believe how much stuff I have heard in such a short amount of time that has completely kicked my ass. I haven’t seen a boon in music that was this great in almost a...

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Spring is a time of renewal they say. Therefore I can think of no better renewal than by clearing out some crap that pisses me off. So, as requested by my three readers we’ll start with the ranting…

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While the rest of world pays attention to college basketball and that terrible Wachowski Brothers film, I’ve spent most of the last month hiding in my bunker listening to loads of new music. This is the best time of year, loads of new...

The Curmudgeon for February 2006

Happy New Year and all of that! Now that the holidays are over, we can all get back to our miserable lives and consume mass quantities of popular culture. It is an exciting time to be a Doctor Who fan. The small taste of the Tennant era...

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Tis’ the season and all of that nonsense. What the Yuletide season is really all about is your money. This is the time of year when record labels release loads of really stinky Christmas compilations, box sets, greatest hit packages, live...