1000 Flavors of Heavy: Welcome to Earth!

1000 Flavors of Heavy:  Welcome to Earth!

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Feb

2011

By this point -- 21 years into their career, and six into their remarkably rewarding and productive stint with Southern Lord -- you know pretty much what to expect from Earth.  Droning, syrupy riffs delivered in a heavy-minimalist style, echoing guitars over a humming bottom, a crushing low end over a wave ...
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The Most Beautiful Fraud: Nightmare Alley

The Most Beautiful Fraud:  <i>Nightmare Alley</i>

2

Feb

2011

Judging a movie by its potential is probably skirting the edge of fairness, but the creepy 1947 carnival-noir Nightmare Alley tempts pretty strongly in that direction.  The feeling it finally leaves you with is an unsatisfying one, both in the way it frequently opens up possibilities it doesn't quite live up to and in the ...
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