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September 19, 2006

Unravel Requirement

As I will inform you in class Wednesday: To recieve a process grade on Assignment # 3 you will be required to attend one of the Unravel 2 workshops provided by the library and hand in a certificate attesting to your completion of the workshop with your polished draft of said assignment. You can sign up for the workshop here.

September 15, 2006

Readings And Journal Topic

The Lester Bangs articles for Monday are:
The Greatest Album Ever Made
and Kraftwerkfeature
Those of you who are feeling enterprising can go out and listen to Lou Reed's "Metal Machine Music" or something by Kraftwerk for added perspective (I would recommend either "Pocket Calculator" or "Trans Europe Express")

For Wednesday the reading will be:
Christgau, "Creative Censorship"
Azerad, "The Messenger"

Your Journal suggestion for this week: Write a record review.

Have a good weekend.


September 11, 2006

Journal Question

The suggested journal entry for this week is for you to write about your top five songs to listen to on a monday. Remember you can write about this in whatever way you want.

Top 5 Songs for a Gloomy Sunday
1. Pale Blue Eyes- Velvet underground
2. Waltzing Matilda- Tom Waits
3. How Soon is Now- The Smiths
4. Underwhelmed- Sloan
5. Bobcaygeon- The Tragically Hip

September 7, 2006

Readings For Friday

Just to reiterate: You are to have read "Heartbreaker" and "I'm Like a Bird" from Songbook by Nick Hornby for class tomorrow. Hope that solves any confusion you may have had.