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Tuesday, May 16, 2006
  Brief Reviews of Records I Plan on Buying This Summer...

despite having copies today.

Oneida, Happy New Year: More emphasis on the Incredible String Band dirges, but otherwise this is textbook Oneida. If you couldn't cotton to their spastic yet static rock'n'roll in the past, you probably won't like at least half this album. Fans, though, will most likely love it, even if it's not as distinctive as The Wedding. "Up With People" remains an epic jam.

Sonic Youth, Rather Ripped: More melodic than you'd expect, and Kim Gordon doesn't sing like a rock troll's asshole. The band reins in their most annoying tendencies and focuses on relatively clean pop songcraft. No wannabe boho poetry, none of Gordon's barf-encrusted Cthulu vocals, just straight-up smooth rockin', with enough noisy bits to keep me interested. Shit, even the wife likes "Jams Run Free".
 

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