Articles tagged not enough time to read

        Brian Setzer ‘68 Comeback Special: Ignition

Somehow, throughout Brian Setzer’s long career, it’s escaped a lot of people’s notice that he’s an absolutely phenomenal guitarist. Part of

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11 Jun 2001 // 3:00 PM

        Neotropic: La Prochaine Fois

Riz Maslen is somewhat of an enigma in electronic music. For starters, she’s not that electronic. In the past she’s leaned toward creating

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11 Jun 2001 // 3:00 PM

	Willie Nelson: Rainbow Connection

Over the course of a long and winding career, Willie Nelson has been a lot of things: gifted songwriter, outlaw country singer, concept album master,

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        Bob Marley and the Wailers: Catch a Fire / Burnin’

Catch a Fire, Bob Marley and the Wailers’ first major label release, was the album that set the band—primarily Marley, of course—on the

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        Bob Marley and the Wailers: Natty Dread

Their sound was already classic. Despite being together close to a decade, the release of Catch a Fire in 1973, marked the first the music of

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	Electric Light Orchestra: Eldorado

“The communion of the saints, in earlier times it was set by painters in a golden heaven, shining, beautiful and full of peace . . . It is

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        Various Artists: Chitlin’ Circuit Soul

“It was 1954, 1955. I’m either 15 or 16 years old. The place is somewhere in a barn with a bandstand along the east Texas/Louisiana border. We

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4 Jun 2001 // 3:00 PM

        Various Artists: Cosmic Funk

What is the first thing you think of when you hear the term “mood music?” Sex, right? “Mood music” is, in fact, “in the mood

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4 Jun 2001 // 3:00 PM

        Rufus Wainwright: Poses

Rufus Wainwright is the Real McCoy—talent in spades. Not that he needs to hear that repeated for the umpteenth time. When his eponymously titled

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4 Jun 2001 // 3:00 PM

        Ron Sexsmith: Blue Boy

The charm of Canada’s Ron Sexsmith has always been the seeming ease and simplicity of his lyrical storytelling, at once immediate, unadorned and direct.

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	Heidi Berry: Pomegranate

Like so many of her colleagues at the 4AD label, Heidi Berry made music cherished by critics and a small if devoted group of fans

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Doghouse Roses: Stories by Steve Earle

On first blush, it would seem Steve Earle might need more than a doghouse rose to make up for foisting this book on his fans. By the end, you realize the book 'itself' is a doghouse rose. 'It ain't much,' you can imagine him saying as he hands it over, 'but I did it for you.'"

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28 May 2001 // 3:00 PM

        William Pears: Big Bang!

Bear in mind I speak as a serious, longtime fan of Joe Jackson, and one who still finds pleasure in the odd Haircut 100 single, when

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        My Morning Jacket: At Dawn

It isn’t just the way that he sings, there’s so much more to My Morning Jacket’s sound. Yet trying to describe their

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28 May 2001 // 3:00 PM

        Judas Priest: British Steel

The Digital Empire’s plan to digitally-re-master-everything-in-the-universe reeks of hubris. Like some binary fairy dust will finally make those cruddy old 20th Century analog masters—

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        Judas Priest: Defenders of the Faith / Point of Entry

There is no denying the impact that Judas Priest have had upon heavy metal music. Priest—like their European contemporaries, Iron Maiden and the Scorpions—

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28 May 2001 // 3:00 PM

        Judas Priest: Screaming for Vengeance

It was with great nostalgia and a shadow of youthful exuberance that I loaded Screaming for Vengeance into the tray of my old and faithful

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28 May 2001 // 3:00 PM

	Air: 10,000 Hz Legend

In its discussion of Air, the Rough Guide to Rock quotes a (possibly apocryphal) 1992 headline from the French national newspaper Le Figaro lamenting “Thirty Years

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27 May 2001 // 3:00 PM

        Tik N’ Tak: Friends

Let me just be the first to say that I am officially floored by Tik N’ Tak. I haven’t been able to take this

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	Greyboy: Mastered the Art

All is well, Greyboy is back and dropping bombs. How does this sound—phat basslines, deep jazzy vibraphone, MCs in full flight and snippets of

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