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Times New Viking – Born Again Revisited

Times New Viking - Born Again RevisitedTimes New VikingBorn Again Revisited (Matador)

Auckland, New Zealand by way of Columbus, Ohio. Yes, Times New Viking sometimes find themselves championing the pop moments of The Clean and they’d like you to walk through a cavern of low fidelity to get to it.

If you can get through the fact that everything sounds like it was recorded onto a Memorex cassette via a shitty Radio Shack boombox, then you’re in for a treat.

Born Again Revisited is an inside joke, as the band has inched ahead sonically somewhat, but they’re essentially revisiting the same one-hundred second pop formula that barked from your speaker for ’08’s Rip It Off.

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Fun with Forkcast, Round 16

Pitchfork: ForkcastHere’s some good stuff that Pitchfork has given up recently on their Forkcast:

Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions – “Blanchard” from Through the Devil Slowly Softly, due September 15 on Nettwerk

Islands – “No You Don’t” from Vapours, due September 22 on Anti-

Black Francis – “All in My Mind” (Love & Rockets cover) from New Tales to Tell: A Tribute to Love and Rockets

The Dodos – “Fables” from Time to Die on French Kiss

More fun after the jump…

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