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Diamonds in the Turd: Sleigh Bells – I Can Only Stare

Derek Miller made the last Sleigh Bells album (Jessica Rabbit) by slamming a bunch of song fragments together into "songs," making the album feel like a perpetual 5-second skip forward, and robbing any momentum. But there's a diamond in...

Diamonds in the Turd: Sum 41 – We’re All To Blame

The world is crazy, man - like the time Sum 41 got caught up in some gunfire in the Congo. Sum 41 achieved massive success in their home nation of Canada. Let me go in too deep on...

Diamonds in the Turd: Jet – Look What You’ve Done

https://open.spotify.com/track/0ZSmRnXnP5fdANtVlCok1g A monkey pissing in its own mouth. Born in Australia in 2001, Jet quickly came to prominence with the release of an EP, some requisite NME hyperbole, and a record deal with Elektra. They quickly blew the FRICK...

Diamonds in the Turd: Weezer – This Is Such a Pity

I hit my teens at the tail end of the 90's. I had older siblings who would try to put me on the good shit, and I did purchase Superunknown (strictly for "Spoonman") and Pretty Hate Machine (strictly...