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	Counting Crows: Hard Candy

When Counting Crows first exploded into stardom in 1994, they fit nicely into a roots-rock niche that included breakout work by Sheryl Crow and Dave Matthews

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	Coldplay: A Rush of Blood to the Head

This wasn’t supposed to happen. Coldplay was a pleasant sleeper success in the UK in 2000, and proceeded to do the unthinkable, exploding onto North

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	Tony Bennett: The Essential Tony Bennett

Still going strong past his retirement age, Tony Bennett is one of those crooners who have not suffered from the simple fact of being a

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	Outrageous Cherry: The Book of Spectral Projections

Outrageous Cherry is connected to half the bands in Detroit, especially through lead singer/songwriter Matthew Smith. He’s produced the Go (Jack White’s

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4 Sep 2002 // 11:00 PM

	New Found Glory: Sticks and Stones

It’s difficult to find new things to say about bands like New Found Glory. Blink 182, Sum 41, Bowling for Soup, and other purveyors of punk-lite

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4 Sep 2002 // 11:00 PM

	Low: Trust

With their first record in 1994, Low opened a door to an undiscovered musical universe, one they continue to inhabit largely alone. There really isn’t

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4 Sep 2002 // 11:00 PM

	Berlin: Voyeur

Has any band in the history of music (okay, I realize this sounds like major hyperbole, but stick with me) ever suffered such a significant

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4 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

Beth OrtonPhoto credit: Valerie Philips Beth Orton walks out briskly, lithe and rail-thin, but with a grin and stride that betray a healthy diet or

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4 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

Sitting in The Paramount Theater for a concert, one feels like a nocturnal worshipper slipping into a gilded cathedral to hear the best preacher in

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4 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

“Let’s go Mur-phys, Lets Go Mur-phys,” roared the rambunctious crowd at the 2002 Pepsi Irish Fest in New York! It so happens that this festival

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4 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

Cornelius seems like an unaffectedly magnetic performer—charming and adorable without being fey or foppish, radiating rock-god confidence without being arrogant. I get the sense

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Commercials not only serve as the sort of national archives for domestic events and values -- the town crier, if you will -- but advertising is one of the ways that popular culture actually manages to persist.

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4 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

Life of Pi: A Novel by Yann Martel

In the best tradition of all good literature, it "shows," but never "tells.

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Killing Monsters: Why Children Need Fantasy, Super Heroes, and Make-Believe Violence by Gerard Jones

In fact, everything in 'Killing Monsters' works, placing it in sharp contrast to the endless sky-is-falling rhetoric of the last few decades, which seems designed for no other purpose than make us fear both the media and our own children.

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Dr. Tatiana’s eEx Advice to All Creation by Olivia Judson

I'm appalled by the behavior of the young iguanas of today: I keep encountering groups of youths masturbating at me.

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4 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

Crocodile Soup by Julia Darling

The themes of loss, isolation, and desperation are ripe with possibility, and yet Darling's treatment of these topics often leaves the reader cold.

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3 Sep 2002 // 11:00 PM

	Aimee Mann: Lost in Space

The front door slams shut behind you, the sound echoing throughout the empty apartment. It’s quiet except for the sound of rain outside the

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	Mary J. Blige: Dance for Me

After the success of her last album, No More Drama, Mary J. Blige has become more of a crossover urban pop star than an R

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	Atmosphere: God Loves Ugly

The atmosphere of Atmosphere’s God Loves Ugly is dark. Slug, the Minneapolis hip-hop group’s lone MC, is an amalgam of angst, bitterness and

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Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars (1973)

Ziggy falters as a visual experience, a conspicuous failing considering its spectacle-obsessed subject.

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Blood and Thunder: Black Sabbath’s ‘Sabotage’ at 40

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"In 1975, with lawyers in the studio and a financial empire crumbling, Black Sabbath fought back with their last classic album of the decade.

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