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Old 10-03-06, 12:25 PM   #1
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LOL Pitchfork review of new Jet album

It's rude, mean, childish and funny as hell.

http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/articl...3/Jet_Shine_On
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Old 10-03-06, 12:46 PM   #2
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It's rude, mean, childish and funny as hell.
three words that can be used for the majority of Pitchforkmedia reviews
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Old 10-03-06, 12:58 PM   #3
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I like Pitchfork. They're huge snobs, but the site is fairly good for news and interviews and it's not too hard for me to read between the lines of their reviews to figure out if I'd like an album. As for the current review, I don't hate Jet, but that review had me in tears. Utterly hilarious.
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Old 10-03-06, 03:32 PM   #4
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When Patti Smith said "writing about music is like dancing about architecture", I don't think that's what she had in mind.
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Old 10-03-06, 04:38 PM   #5
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Can someone post the review? I can't seem to get onto pitchforkmedia.

Hearing their singles and seeing their videos, Jet comes across as a "hard rockin' band". Got their first album and besides those 2-3 songs, it was all ballads! They're more of a ballad band that has a couple of hard rockin' songs, than a hard rock band that has a couple ballads.
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Old 10-03-06, 05:03 PM   #6
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It's a losing battle since you got more attention than me, but it was still on page one...

http://forum.dvdtalk.com/music-talk/479482-jets-shine-more-specifically-pitchfork-review.html

nodeerforamonth, the complete content of the review and even a little bit extra (the opening titles) can be found here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPOu88pb9qs

Edit to add: And that's not a joke (from me, at least) - that is the exact body of the review.
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Old 10-04-06, 12:20 AM   #7
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When Patti Smith said "writing about music is like dancing about architecture", I don't think that's what she had in mind.
I thought that was an Elvis Costello quote...
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