Articles tagged not enough time to read

19 Jun 2000 // 3:00 PM

	Donna the Buffalo: Positive Friction

There are a lot of bands like Donna the Buffalo out there in America. Cranking up miles on the odometer, appearing at folk festivals hither

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19 Jun 2000 // 3:00 PM

	Busta Rhymes: Anarchy

Busta Rhymes’ career path, from being the guy in Leaders of the New School with the truly unique voice and the rhyming method of hyper-articulation

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19 Jun 2000 // 3:00 PM

	The Allies: D-Day

Music critics these days are likely to write about the renaissance of turntablism as an art form, but hip-hop DJs still don’t get much

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12 Jun 2000 // 11:03 PM

Modest Mouse: The Moon and Antarctica

The scenario here is a familiar one. Guitar, bass, drums trio Modest Mouse, heroes of the indie scene and its self-appointed rock intelligentsia have signed with a major and everyone is mighty concerned that the band will turn sell-out and leave the kids sad and alone.

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12 Jun 2000 // 3:00 PM

There’s a slowly forming new musical genre with the increased visibility of the diversity of electronica. This new genre encompasses everyone from its pioneers

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5 Jun 2000 // 3:00 PM

        Tahiti 80: Puzzle

Tahiti 80 is pristine French pop crafted in the spirit of the ‘60s rock icons—like the Kinks and the Zombies—that the band so obviously

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5 Jun 2000 // 3:00 PM

	BT: Movement in Still Life

There is no reason for BT to not be a star. With his amazing gift for mixing hip-hop, electronica, and rock into transcendently danceable music,

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	Asia: The Very Best of Asia: Heat of the Moment (1982-90)

When Asia formed in 1981, the odds were certainly against them in their quest for commercial success. With the music industry in a transitory period, rock

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3 Jun 2000 // 3:00 PM

	Elf Power: Vainly Clutching at Phantom Limbs

Somewhere between the average garage band’s angst-filled music and Elf Power’s beautiful, child-like melodies as demonstrated on their newest material, lies the sound

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	Marvin Gaye: Midnight Love

My first memory of Marvin Gaye is of seeing him singing “Sexual Healing” on TV and giggling with my friends, not only because, as nine-year-old

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29 May 2000 // 3:00 PM

Elk City: Status

Elk City’s Status comes across as an effortless echo of the Velvet Underground, Mazzy Star, Kristin Hersh/Throwing Muses/Tanya Donnelly, Lisa Germano and Yo La Tengo.

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29 May 2000 // 3:00 PM

	Earth, Wind & Fire: The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire Vol.II

Earth, Wind and Fire were on the R&B and Pop charts consistently for 15 years, allowing for occasional gaps. And even then, vocalist and

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29 May 2000 // 3:00 PM

	Bright Eyes: Fevers and Mirrors

For Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes, depression is a catalyst. Oberst doesn’t just broadcast the pain of suffering from depression, but the confusion the

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It's getting to the point where you can't enjoy a simple hamburger these days.

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Six years later, Primal Scream are back.

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XTC: Wasp Star (Apple Venus Volume 2)

Wasp Star is the kind of album that can reinvigorate the listener in the belief that pop music is wonderful and hasn’t degenerated into carbon copy boy bands.

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22 May 2000 // 3:00 PM

	Dilated Peoples: The Platform

It’s the year 2010. I stopped by the local watering hole to sip on a glass of Chevis Regal after an unusually long day at

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22 May 2000 // 3:00 PM

	Johnny Cash: Love, God, Murder

Love, God, Murder, 48 tracks on three themed discs, isn’t any sort of greatest hits package (a mere seven of his 104 charting singles are represented),

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	The Clientele: A Fading Summer

When music is described as “introspective,” usually it’s with someone like Lou Barlow or Morrissey, the tortured soul wringing sad stories from his lonely

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22 May 2000 // 3:00 PM

	George Benson: Absolute Benson

George Benson’s music has always been eclectic. He’s had many agreeable R&B and pop hits, including a cover of “On Broadway,”

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

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"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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