Articles tagged not enough time to read

17 Jul 2002 // 12:00 AM

Bad Fads by Mark A. Long

College students are often credited with the more bizarre fads which seem to have all been popularized briefly, then forgotten as soon as another trend hit the scene.

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16 Jul 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Various Artists: Carte Blanche 3

Rock writers are cagey creatures. By profession, they sift through a more-than-average amount of music, encounter their fair share of crap, try to find something

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	The Sex Pistols: self-titled

As the Pistols geared up for the release of 'God Save the Queen', scores of youths, scattered around Europe and elsewhere, sensed the imminent revolution: They dismissed David Bowie and Gary Glitter as bourgeois, listened to 'Anarchy in the UK', and as the last act of defiance, wore safety pins on their school uniforms.

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16 Jul 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Mark Douthit: Groove

This represents a new venture from fledgling label Hillsboro, a move from traditional to smooth jazz. It will probably pay off. Douthit is a respected

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15 Jul 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Various Artists: The Amos House Collection, Volume II

It’s never easy to criticize a benefit concert or album, especially when there is a truly compassionate cause. If I were to strike down

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	Coldcut: 70 Minutes of Madness

Gather ‘round, young’uns, and heark to the tale I tell. It’s not a tall tale, nor yet a long one—it’s a

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12 Jul 2002 // 12:00 AM

1776 (1972)

Fortunately, the film doesn't take itself or the three leaders of the independence movement too seriously.

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12 Jul 2002 // 12:00 AM

Reign of Fire (2002)

There's probably something to be said here about guys and competition and pointy weapons.

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12 Jul 2002 // 12:00 AM

Real Genius (1985)

Whereas most teen films collapse into a mindless sequence of witless one-liners and antiquated sight gags, Real Genius remains effervescent and engaging.

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12 Jul 2002 // 12:00 AM

Road to Perdition (2002)

The perfectly grim surface evokes eons of pain, as well as a highly stylized contemporary sensibility, not so much cynical as skeptical and self-aware.

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Ghost Sweeper Mikami: Sharon Becker, Angora Deb, Wayne Grayson - PopMatters Film Review
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There is one huge difference between Mikami and Buffy -- Mikami is strictly in it for the cash, possessed of an all-consuming greed that makes for real comedy . . .

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12 Jul 2002 // 12:00 AM

Gangster No. 1 (2000)

Gangster No. 1's style and plot are stale.

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	Various Artists: Fields and Streams

Fields and Streams, the newest compilation album from Olympia, Washington’s Kill Rock Stars label, is overwhelming: New tracks by 45 indie artists, about two and

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	Judas Priest: Ram It Down / Painkiller

It’s 1988, and you’re Judas Priest. Your last studio album, Turbo, was a big commercial success, although longtime fans deem it a betrayal of

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	Keith Jarrett: Selected Recordings: Rarum III

It’s hardly surprising that Keith Jarrett’s contribution to ECM’s Rarum series of selected recordings chosen by the artist should be a two-disc

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10 Jul 2002 // 10:00 PM

Prefuse 73: The ‘92 vs ‘02 Collection

The ‘92 vs ‘02 Collection is Prefuse 73 at his best sewing together hip-hop and ambient techno while creating a sound positively his own.

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10 Jul 2002 // 10:00 PM

	The Mars Volta: Tremulant

I was not among the mourners the day that At the Drive-In called it quits. True, I had been looking forward to their imminent Chicago

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10 Jul 2002 // 10:00 PM

	John Forté: I, John

After receiving a copy of John Forté‘s latest release, I John, I must admit that I was not particularly optimistic. After recent disappointing releases

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	Chick Corea: Selected Recordings: Rarum III

Chick Corea has been involved with an incredible variety of musical projects throughout his career, a point that was brought home with incredible force last

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10 Jul 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Ash: Free All Angels

It’s amazing that Ash have lasted longer than a couple years. It’s been six years since the Irish band (then a trio) of

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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