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The Best Band You’ve Never Heard Of: Teenage Fanclub

#3 Teenage Fanclub

What do you  get when you mix the jangling guitars and vocal harmonies of the Byrds, the tight songwriting of the early Beatles and Big Star’s general sound?

You get Teenage Fanclub.

Teenage Fanclub.

Surprisingly, I was introduced to Teenage Fanclub via Pandora. Instantly, I became hooked on their harmonious, upbeat songs. They remind me of a 60s-era, west-coast band like the Zombies, which is a sound that you don’t really hear anymore. After some research, I was surprised to learn that they’re from Scotland. You would never guess that after listening to them.

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Video Games Are Art

As I mentioned in the “About Me” section, I think video games are art. However, Roger Ebert, one of the most influential critics of all-time, disagrees. He has continually said that video games cannot be art. Normally, I would write something explaining my position and why I disagree with him. But several people beat me to it, and I can’t really say it better than them. Please read these two articles if you care about video games, or even if you don’t. The first was written by Mike Thompson at IGN. The second was written by Robert Brockway at Cracked.

The Thing That Started It All

IGN

Cracked

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Coming Soon

I’ll have something up in a couple of days.

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