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Quote of the Week: That’s Coldplay

This is Sasha Frere-Jones of the New Yorker (issue dated August 4) describing the guitar techniques and effect in common between U2 and Coldplay:

chiming, small chords played high on the neck and repeated, over and over, pushing the song away from the divisions of song form and closer to the ecstasy of the drone (when it works)
Full piece at newyorker.com.

By Marc Weidenbaum

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