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1 Oct 2007 // 5:10 AM

Since Martin Scorsese’s masterful 2005 documentary “No Direction Home,” the hidden chambers of the Sphinx have been systematically raided, all with the approval of the

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30 Sep 2007 // 10:58 PM

Various Artists: This is Next

The world is better for every new pair of ears that gets turned on to Of Montreal and Ted Leo. The only real question is this: do you really need this album to begin with?

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A Desire to Make Sound: The Arrival of Creative Guitar God Nels Cline

The jazz guitarist -- with Wilco, his trios, or anyone else -- opens up a conversation about how to keep this music living.

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1 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM

Like a Boyd on a Wire

PopMatters talks to Joe Boyd, a man at the center of the folk, rock and blues scenes of the 1960s who lived to tell the tale. "The whole notion of folk music and an appreciation of things that are more rural and more traditional and more rustic than our lives are now is the privilege of the middle class."

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Bob Dylan: Bob Dylan: The Golden Years 1962-1978 [DVD]

An unauthorized two-disc documentary set that features painfully small doses of Dylan himself and lacks insight into the man or his music.

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19 Jul 2007 // 10:00 PM

Spoon —"The Underdog" From Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga on Merge With a history of stellar, no-filler records, Spoon has somehow topped themselves

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10 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Spoon: Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga

Austin band's sixth LP is its most groove-oriented effort since 2001's Girls Can Tell, an efficient rhythm machine with a sinuous palate.

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I Like Food, Food Tastes Good by Kara Zuaro

Even if a band like, say, Pelican doesn't sound like my cup of tea, I'm happy to try their recipe for oatmeal cake.

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The Traveling Wilburys: The Traveling Wilburys Collection

The Traveling Wilburys were always the stuff of myth -- of unlikely beginnings and heroes and, yes, even transcending death through creation. Thankfully, with their work back on the shelves, they will do just that.

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13 Jun 2007 // 6:04 AM

Spoon The Underdog [MP3] from Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga on Merge       [MySpace] N.E.R.D. She Wants to

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13 Jun 2007 // 4:01 AM

Page McConnell casting about

Like George Harrison, Page McConnell was the quiet one in the quartet.

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13 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

Wilco: Sky Blue Sky

If you're prone to confusing honest musical maturity with banality, then you'll surely miss out on the treasures of Sky Blue Sky.

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13 May 2007 // 10:58 PM

Back to Basics: An Interview with Wilco

Jeff Tweedy discusses Wilco's new effort Sky Blue Sky, a back-to-basics work evoking The Basement Tapes, and the era of digital music.

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Elliott Smith: New Moon

The world of American pop is so much better for Elliott Smith. Can any of us who consider this an important thing get enough?

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2 May 2007 // 2:00 PM

Wicked Messenger: Bob Dylan and the 1960sby Mike MarquseeSeven Stories PressOctober 2005, 367 pages, $116.95 Bob Dylan has always enjoyed confounding audience expectations. During the 45 years that he’

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29 Apr 2007 // 10:01 PM

Elliott Smith High Times [MP3]       Buy at Kill Rock Stars Pre-order“New Moon contains 24 songs recorded 1994-1997, a prolific time

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26 Apr 2007 // 12:28 PM

Elk City Cherries in the Snow [MP3]       Los Cruzados [MP3]       You Got Me [MP3]  

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19 Apr 2007 // 5:17 AM

Bob Dylan has signed a multiyear deal to continue his weekly show on XM Satellite Radio. “Theme Time Radio Hour,” which airs Wednesdays at 10 a

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21 Mar 2007 // 1:00 AM

In Memoriam: Elliott Smith

PopMatters returns to era of relative innocence with a one-night-only snapshot of our era's most tortured and talented songwriter.

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Bob Dylan: Dont Look Back (1965 Tour Deluxe Edition) [DVD]

The digital remastering is noteworthy, but it’s the “65 Revisited” bonus disc that makes this an entirely necessary upgrade for Dylan fans and essential viewing for film and music aficionados alike.

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