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All reviews by Giles

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Protest the Hero – Kezia

Posted Jan. 25, 2006, 12:15 a.m.

Protest the Hero – Kezia

I have this friend. We'll call him "Max," because that's his name. Max has said some questionable things in the past ("With Honor are the ... read more

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Logh – A Sunset Panorama

Posted Nov. 15, 2005, 8:11 a.m.

Logh – A Sunset Panorama

Is Sweden even cold? Whenever I think of Northern Europe, I think of mountains, yodelers, and folks with Princess Leia hair wandering around in big ... read more

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Minus the Bear – Menos el Oso

Posted Sept. 16, 2005, 10:40 p.m.

Minus the Bear – Menos el Oso

Let's play a game. It's called 'name a better band than Minus the Bear.' Ready, go! Wrong! Ok, you might be right. But let's see ... read more

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Kanye West – Late Registration

Posted Sept. 12, 2005, 7:02 p.m.

Kanye West – Late Registration

'So good!' I've had those two words typed at me too many times in the past few weeks. Any time the subject of Late Registration ... read more

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GilesGiles

Posted July 8, 2005, 9:39 a.m.

Giles – Giles

What the fuck? Let's pretend that your name is "Pablo." Pablo is a pretty unusual name. There are other people in the world named Pablo, ... read more

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A Silver Mount Zion – Horses in the Sky

Posted June 23, 2005, 9:36 a.m.

A Silver Mount Zion – Horses in the Sky

A few days after Horses in the Sky was released, *coughtwomonthsagocough*, I sat down and tried to review it. After one listen my review was ... read more

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New Order – Waiting for the Sirens' Call

Posted June 5, 2005, 4 p.m.

New Order – Waiting for the Sirens' Call

The past year or two have been interesting times for bands that mattered more in the 80's. In 2004, The Cure and Morrissey both released ... read more

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Spitalfield – Stop Doing Bad Things

Posted May 23, 2005, 10:35 a.m.

Spitalfield – Stop Doing Bad Things

Ever since I accidentally saw them live in 2003, Spitalfield had been on my list of bands to avoid listening to. Their set was brain-implodingly ... read more

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Weezer – Make Believe

Posted May 16, 2005, 12:31 p.m.

Weezer – Make Believe

By now you've scrolled down and seen that I've given Make Believe a score of 6.0. So you probably think I'm a biased fan who ... read more

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The Decemberists – Picaresque

Posted April 25, 2005, 4 p.m.

The Decemberists – Picaresque

Besides getting started, the hardest thing about writing reviews is coming up with original ways of putting things. Not stealing ideas from other magazines is ... read more

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The Plot To Blow Up the Eiffel Tower – Love in the Fascist Brothel

Posted March 22, 2005, 4 p.m.

The Plot To Blow Up the Eiffel Tower – Love in the Fascist Brothel

In 2003, San Diego's Plot to Blow up the Eiffel Tower unleashed Dissertation Honey upon an unsuspecting crowd of jerks with messy hair. The release ... read more

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M83 – Before the Dawn Heals Us

Posted March 8, 2005, 4:47 a.m.

M83 – Before the Dawn Heals Us

I don't know why I used to assume that following up an amazing album is hard to pull off. Listening to this release, you wouldn't ... read more

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Sonic Youth – Sonic Nurse

Posted Dec. 31, 2004, 12:16 a.m.

Sonic Youth – Sonic Nurse

Since June, I've been laboring over how to start off a review of Sonic Nurse. Now, it's December, and all I've come up with is ... read more

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