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We simultaneously celebrate the literate, pre-modern preoccupations of Elvis Costello's National Ransom and the bile of Get Happy!!!
This week Elvis Costello pretends to be American, N.E.R.D. plays with the beat, Neil Diamond picks apart other people's songs, and Black Dub is quite possibly the coolest band you've never heard. Until now.