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Yancey Strickler

Yancey Strickler

New York-based Strickler wrote for Michael Goldberg's site and for before co-founding Kickstarter, of which he is CEO.

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And You Will Know Us By The...: ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead: Source Tags & Codes (Interscope)

Review by Yancey Strickler, Flak Magazine, February 2002

'It Was There That I Saw You', the opening track on ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead's new album, Source Tags ...

And You Will Know Us By The...: …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead: Relative Ways/Homage EP

Review by Yancey Strickler, Neumu, 2001

...AND YOU WILL Know Us By the Trail of Dead have been playing it smart all these years, and here we were thinking they were ...

And You Will Know Us By The..., Missy Elliott, Isis, Liars, Secret Machines, The Streets, Wilco: Yancey Strickler's Favorite Recordings Of 2002

Retrospective by Yancey Strickler, Neumu, 31 December 2002

In terms of great music, 2002 is as good a year as I can remember. It says a lot that when making this list, and ...

The Blood Brothers: Crimes

Review by Yancey Strickler, Spin, January 2005

Seattle shriekers rage against the fleshbots ...

The Breeders: Title TK (Elektra)

Review by Yancey Strickler, Flak Magazine, May 2002

IT ALWAYS felt easier to blame the demise of the Pixies on Frank Black. The way the group split — Black announced it to the ...

Bright Eyes, LCD Soundsystem, Liars, Queens Of The Stone Age, The Rapture, Secret Machines, Spoon, The Streets, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs: 2002: The Year in Music — Yancey Strickler's annotated list

Guide by Yancey Strickler, Flak Magazine, 31 December 2002

Yancey's Tracks: 1. 'Losing My Edge' | LCD Soundsystem 2. 'No One Knows' | Queens of the Stone Age 3. 'Let's Push Things Forward' | The Streets 4. 'Soft ...

Clinic: What's Behind Those Surgical Masks?

Interview by Yancey Strickler, Neumu, 9 October 2001

CLINIC SINGER Ade Blackburn's voice hiccups, squeals and coos, like a child just learning how to talk. Lyrics consist of unintelligible gibberish like "Tikki tikki ...

N.E.R.D.: In Search Of … (Virgin Records)

Review by Yancey Strickler, Flak Magazine, 1 April 2002

DON'T EVEN BOTHER picking up N.E.R.D.'s In Search Of… because within six months, you'll be hearing it everywhere. Much like Moby's Play, this record will ...

The Strokes: Is This It (RCA)

Review by Yancey Strickler, Flak Magazine, July 2001

GERMAN SOCIAL theorist Walter Benjamin's landmark essay 'The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction' argues that an original piece of artwork possesses ...

Gary Wilson: You Think You Really Know Me (Motel Records)

Review by Yancey Strickler, Rock's Backpages, June 2002

ROUGHLY 3,000 people named Gary Wilson currently live in the United States. Gary Wilson coaches the University of Minnesota's track team. Gary Wilson breeds bearded ...

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