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2007 Stories by Ray Cummings

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  • 5ingles

    published December 26, 2007

    GIRLS ALOUD "Black Jacks" There's gotta be a reason that these U.K. ladies give U.S. bloggers... More >>

  • The Songs We Can't Escape

    published December 19, 2007

    This week, we cast a fleeting glance back at 2007's putrefying corpse, shrug, and move on. More >>

  • 5ingles

    published December 12, 2007

    BLIND CAVE SALAMANDER "The Human Fish" Subtract the far-off wood-block collisions, creaks, and... More >>

  • 5ingles

    published December 5, 2007

    SAMARA LUBELSKI "Snowy... More >>

  • 5ingles

    published November 28, 2007

    THE GO! TEAM "Bull in the Heather" I can't endorse this: Sound collagist act... More >>

  • 5ingles

    published November 21, 2007

    MARY J. BLIGE "Just Fine" "So I like what I see when I'm looking at me/When I'm walking past the... More >>

  • 5ingles

    published November 14, 2007

    Babyshambles"Delivery"When Pete Doherty sings, "A song might deliver me/Straight from the harshness and... More >>

  • Clockcleaner

    published November 14, 2007

    Tour often enough with bands on the noise-centric Load Records roster, it seems, and Load will issue one of your albums in due time (we're... More >>

  • 5ingles

    published November 7, 2007

    Black Kids"I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance with You" Some of 'em are black,... More >>

  • 5ingles

    published October 31, 2007

    Aesop Rock"Catacomb Kids" As a writer, I naturally gravitate toward the wordier MCs (Juelz Santana, that leaves you out).... More >>

  • 5ingles

    published October 24, 2007

    Demons"Pre-Existence" Won't you join Wolf Eyes member Nate Young and his pal Steve Kenney as they bravely travel deep... More >>

  • Black Dice

    published October 24, 2007

    Our great nation boasts no shortage of noise-rock artists and bands: There's a vile, incestuous cornucopia overflowing into cramped basement... More >>

  • 5ingles

    published October 17, 2007

    Extra Golden"Obama" "Peace and justice, Obama!" are the only topical English lyrics I can discern, but it's... More >>

  • Mount Eerie

    published October 17, 2007

    What is Phil Elverum running away from? Or: What has he run away from? A decade deep into a successful, accelerating indie... More >>

  • 5ingles

    published October 10, 2007

    Chamillionaire feat. Slick Rick"Hip-Hop Police" A Slick Rick guest spot is like a Nate Dogg... More >>

  • Fiery Furnaces

    published October 10, 2007

    Consider yourselves forewarned: In a live setting, your favorite Fiery Furnaces songs may seem markedly different from the studio versions you've... More >>

  • 5ingles

    published October 3, 2007

    A Place to Bury Strangers"I Know I'll See You" Just in case you'd been wondering how... More >>

  • 5ingles

    published September 26, 2007

    Fabolous feat. Ne-YoMake Me Better The gist: "Behind every fourth-rate Jay-Z lies a good woman." But... More >>

  • Deerhoof

    published September 26, 2007

    If Deerhoof belonged to the Legion of Super Heroes, they'd be Color Kid; if their new album, Friend Opportunity, were a big-budget... More >>

  • 5ingles

    published September 12, 2007

    Hilary Duff"Danger"Oh, to be a young, rich woman in Hollywood, with her most debauched, debased days... More >>

  • Deerhoof

    published September 12, 2007

    If Deerhoof belonged to the Legion of Super Heroes, they'd be Color Kid; if new album Friend Opportunity were a... More >>

  • 5ingles

    published September 5, 2007

    The Songs We CanÕt Escape More >>

  • 5ingles

    published August 29, 2007

    Pink"Who Knew" If "U + Ur Hand" fortified Pink's pop-diva-cum-rebel-punkette cred, the bittersweet "Who Knew" suggests that... More >>

  • 5ingles

    published August 22, 2007

    50 Cent"Follow My Lead" Those oiled muscles, that Vitamin Water-fueled bankroll, and... More >>

  • 5ingles

    published August 15, 2007

    The songs we can't escape. More >>

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