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Pylon Draws the Line

Van Gosse, The Village Voice, 25 February 1981

MY PAL Danny voices the common hipster sentiment when he says, "Pylon, they're like the 52's, but they mean it." Quite so, but then again not quite, because compulsive-dance-bands out of Athens, Georgia, do not necessarily speak in the same tongues. The difference in this case is everything, if you care about theory and structure and process in popular music. And if you don't, walk it home.

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