Articles tagged not enough time to read

4 Sep 2000 // 3:00 PM

	The Black Heart Procession: Three

The closest I ever got to walking the edge of a horrible drunken loneliness was from listening to the Nick Cave song “I Let Love

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	Nada Surf: The Proximity Effect

So, I’m stranded on a desert island. No, worse: I’m stranded in nothing town in AnyState, where a McDonald’s, a WalMart, and

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	The Churchills: You Are Here

The Churchills’ You Are Here is solid evidence that not all albums can be judged by the first few tracks. Tradition dictates that an unknown

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27 Aug 2000 // 3:00 PM

	Various Artists: Holiday Matinee Volume II

In the liner notes of Holiday Matinee Volume II producer David J. Brown wrote about the founding of his record label, Better Looking Records. “A

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21 Aug 2000 // 3:00 PM

	Various Artists: Reggae Over Africa

In the United States, reggae and the rasta lifestyle have become trendy. White teenagers grow fat dreads, wear Bob Marley tie-dyed shirts and jam on

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21 Aug 2000 // 3:00 PM

	Maria McKee: Ultimate Collection

A waif-ish pixie with a tornado-sized voice, Maria McKee burst onto the international stage in 1985 with her band Lone Justice. You’re forgiven if you

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	Buffalo Tom: A-Sides from Buffalo Tom (1988 to 1999)

The notion that Goo Goo Dolls, Third Eye Blind, Matchbox 20 and The Wallflowers can achieve Brontosaurus-heavy radio rotation while Buffalo Tom remain in the shadows

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16 Aug 2000 // 3:00 PM

It's been said about a thousand times that electronica needs a face before it can become a part of the US pop music mainstream.

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	Joey Baron with Arthur Blythe, Ron Carter, Bill Frisell: We’ll Soon Find Out

Drummer Joey Baron has recorded with folks as divergent as Laurie Anderson to Chet Baker, and was a member of Bill Frisell’s group until 1995.

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14 Aug 2000 // 3:00 PM

	Dave Alvin: Public Domain

The defining moment of Dave Alvin’s new album comes early—on the opening song, in fact. His version of the standard, “Shenandoah,” is a

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De La Soul: Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump

If Mosaic Thump doesn’t stand out quite as strongly as their previous albums, it’s because it’s obviously meant as the first chapter of a book, not the whole thing itself.

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7 Aug 2000 // 3:00 PM

	David Grubbs: The Spectrum Between

David Grubbs has been kicking up dust for more years than he would like us to remember. In an interview a few years back, Sonic

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6 Aug 2000 // 10:00 PM

Coldplay: Parachutes

Alan McGee’s (former Creation Records honcho and Oasis star maker) protestations notwithstanding, Coldplay is not merely a bunch of art school wannabes. Several times

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	Various Artists: Hot Rod Magazine—Doo Wop Heaven

It’s interesting that a doo wop album with a Hot Rod Magazine cover doesn’t feature any songs from The Cadillacs or The El

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31 Jul 2000 // 3:00 PM

	Sandy Denny: No More Sad Refrains: The Anthology

On last night’s episode of Young Americans on the WB, two blonde young people discussed their troubled relationship. One of them was under a

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29 Jul 2000 // 3:00 PM

, the enigmatic leader of The Beach Boys, one of the great pop composers of this century.

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29 Jul 2000 // 3:00 PM

The platinum-wigged female string quartet has been conspicuously absent since 1974's Warchild tour, and the bassist who once sported a matching diagonal black and white striped suit and guitar has long since moved on.

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24 Jul 2000 // 3:00 PM

	Bela Fleck: Outbound

Pioneering banjo player Bela Fleck describes his new album, Outbound, as “a party with people from different cultures all hanging out.” In a nutshell, that

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	Dr. John: Hoodoo - The Collection

This reviewer can distinctly remember the static-laden, AM radio groove of Dr. John’s “Right Place, Wrong Time” back in 1973. This song was a clinic

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	Various Artists: The Story of Bossa Nova

The Story of Bossa Nova is a remarkable story. The film Black Orpheus introduced bossa nova to the world. In 1958, Frenchman Marcel Camus expanded on

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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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