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1990 Pazz & Jop: Hard News in a Soft Year

Eric Palma The night time Voice music editor Joe Levy and I started tabulating the 17th (or 18th) Pazz & Jop Critics’ Ballot, the conflict had been on for...

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1989 Pazz & Jop: New Kids on the Block

Someplace close by you’ll discover 1989’s money crop, the record of 40 albums that has lengthy been the main export of the Pazz & Jop Critics’ Ballot. Give...

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1988 Pazz & Jop: Dancing on a Logjam

Robin Holland When final we sat down for a critical chat, it was the top of the world as we knew it, and I felt effective. The Pazz & Jop Critics’ Ballot...

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1987 Pazz & Jop: Significance and Its Discontents in the Year of the Blip

I grew up in a time when elections nonetheless had their popcult appeal, like baseball standings. Since age 10 I’ve been rooting for a presidential conference...

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1986 Pazz & Jop: Township Jive Conquers the World

Over at the Nationwide Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the place an accounting agency extra respected than Dean & Poobah is totting up the Grammies...

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1985 Pazz & Jop: Virtue Rewarded

Nineteen eighty-five positive was busy-busy-busy for Chuck and Elvis’s love youngster. You’d assume it’d have its arms full simply perverting the nation and...

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1984 Pazz & Jop: The Rise of the Corporate Single

The 11th or 12th Pazz & Jop Critics’ Ballot is fraught with many significances. You bought capitalism rampant and various capitalism and perhaps even...

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1983 Pazz & Jop: Who Else? A Goddamn Critics’ Band, That’s Who Else

Solely rock critics will perceive how such a factor might be, however for some time there it seemed as if R.E.M.’s Murmur — recognized jocularly amongst...