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    Susanna! Oh Susanna

    By Benjamin Sand Rating: 5 . 1
    ARCHIVES 2010

    For all the glories bestowed upon artists, deservedly or not, that only induce further comatose egos to spring to life …

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    Darkness hath no teeth

    By Baba Upanishama Rating: 4 . 1
    ARCHIVES 2010

    Long reviled, understandably hated, doused in adjectives and superlatives, Maniac has long borne the cloak of rebellion …

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    Syntax TerrOrkester

    By Ann Sung-an Lee Rating: 6 . 5
    ARCHIVES 2010

    My Norwegian sucks. And those dialects, wow. But I’ve played Norwegian scrabble enough to know all the two-three …

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    Illuminations

    By Ann Sung-an Lee Rating: 9
    ARCHIVES 2010

    This is the bravest Norwegian album I’ve heard all year, and Øystein Sandsdalen has humbled us into knowing that …

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    Beggars can’t be choosers

    By Ann Sung-an Lee Rating: 7 . 5
    ARCHIVES 2010

    After consuming a kilo of heroin and laxatives that fateful day circa 2004, leaving Bergen on my first tour of Norway, …

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    Holy Jesus on a stick

    By Ann Sung-an Lee Rating: 7 . 7
    ARCHIVES 2010

    Martha 3:14 recounts something about the impossibility of love for another unless one understands and accepts an …

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    In the Servitude of Fanatics

    By Ann Sung-an Lee Rating: 8 . 6
    ARCHIVES 2010

    Finally I get to write about a band nobody’s gunna argue over, to you it’s either kronky senseless racket …