Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Air Check

It’s tempting to compare Franklin Bruno’s substantive quick takes on recent work by Jan Clausen, Pattie McCarthy, and Matthea Harvey to the kind of condensed intelligence and fair-game questioning you get in pop music crit, but that’s sort of like pointing out Clark Coolidge is a jazz drummer when you talk about his verse. If column inches devoted to 'the pome' are disappearing, this may be a working model for air checks of the expanding now.

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