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Bravo to themodernistwitch, who took on that dopey Pitchfork review of the YOUNG’s Chrome Cactus two weeks ago: "I read this review of the latest Young record…this morning and was annoyed/baffled by its central conceit: that there is something called ‘record collector rock’…All of us who love music have struggled at some point with the idea that what we love is what we are in totality (it is not…). It is a tempting mirage, but it is all vapor, and to try to seal its conceit in stone via criticism is a dangerous capitulation to the branding sickness of capital."

  • …Chrome Cactus went on sale 8/24/14. It’s available from matadorrecords and everyone else and it rules just as much today as it did two weeks ago, but…

I read this review of the latest Young record (http://m.pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/19512-the-young-chrome-cactus/) this morning and was annoyed/baffled by its central conceit: that there is something called ‘record collector rock.’ As defined by said review, ‘record collector rock’ is some…

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