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Ep. 89: Billie Eilish, The Comet Is Coming, La Dispute, Billy Woods & Kenny Segal

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Anthony reviews Billie Eilish's When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go, The Comet Is Coming's Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery, Billy Woods & Kenny Segal's Hiding Places, La Dispute's Panorama, Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, and JPEGMAFIA's "The Who." Plus in a podcast-exclusive LET'S ARGUE segment, he comments on whether or not detractors of his reviews for Billie Eilish and Ariana Grande have listened to the albums themselves.

Ep. 87: Flume, Matmos, Dave, Tame Impala

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Anthony reviews Flume's Hi This Is Flume, Matmos' Plastic Anniversary, Dave's Psychodrama, Logic's "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind," and Tame Impala "Patience." He also examines the question of whether or not Billie Eilish is an industry plant and, in a podcast-exclusive portion of LET'S ARGUE, responds to the theory that streaming numbers have replaced music review scores.

Ep. 85: Weezer, 2 Chainz, Solange, Blu & Oh No

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Anthony reviews Weezer's Black Album, 2 Chainz's Rap or Go to the League, Solange's When I Get Home, Blu & Oh No's A Long Red Hot Los Angeles Summer Night, Mac DeMarco's "Nobody," and Vampire Weekend's  "Big Blue / Sunflower." He also gives his stance on rap lyrics being admissible as court evidence and responds to a tweet arguing that 85% of rap lyrics will age poorly.