Street Sweepers Social Club: The Ghetto Blaster EP
Artist: Street Sweepers Social Club
Best song: "The New Fuck You." It's got a good beat, as they say, and you can dance to it while chanting the chorus: "Revolution is the new fuck you / The new fuck you."
Deja vu: Rap-rock supergroup? Really?
I'd rather listen to: Menomena's new one, Mines.
"Nothing Not New" is a yearlong project in which New Times editorial operations manager Jay Bennett, a 41-year-old music fan and musician, will listen only to music released in 2010. Each Monday through Friday, he will listen to one new record (no best ofs, reissues, or concert recordings) and write about it. Why? Because in the words of his editor, Martin Cizmar, he suffers from "aesthetic atrophy," a wasting away of one's ability to embrace new and different music as one ages. Read more about this all-too-common ailment here.
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