Posts by: Joshua Harmon

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Songs of Our Lives: Stereolab’s “Pause”


“Pause,” like the nostalgia it references, possesses the qualities of ceremony. My ceremony: I played and replayed this song that year, transforming past into present into past over and over. ...more

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Songs of Our Lives: Look Blue Go Purple’s “Circumspect Penelope”


Distance always seduced me—distance from whatever was most familiar, especially myself—but the difficulties in achieving such remove vexed me. ...more