Daily Archives: January 10, 2022

Let Them Kiss

In the 1982 World Cup there was an incident of collusion between two teams for a mutually advantageous result that was so flagrant that it became known, among other things, as “Disgrace of Gij√≥n”, and it changed how it was … Continue reading

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Album Review: Accelerate

Accelerate, by R.E.M. Going backwards from the last R.E.M. studio album, we come to the second-to-last such effort, Accelerate, an album that is if anything even more obscure than collapse into now, with only one song that has been streamed … Continue reading

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Album Review: Collapse Into Now

Collapse Into Now, by R.E.M. When one listens to the last album by a band, there is a certain sense of melancholy in the foreknowledge that there was nothing original after this. The material of an album takes on a … Continue reading

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