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Posts made in January, 2012

Darklands in a New Light

Posted by on Jan 31, 2012 in Music | 0 comments

Darklands in a New Light

Wouldn’t you also buy the reissue of an album that you merely like from a band that you love? I first heard The Jesus and Mary Chain‘s Darklands almost 25 years ago, in September of 1987. I got it on vinyl because it was cheaper than the CD ($6.99 versus $15.99) and I had heard bad things about it. Recorded with a drum machine. Song lengths had ballooned to five-plus minutes. On the plus side, though, cranky Tim Yohannan of Maximumrocknroll had listed the pre-album EP of...

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