Articles tagged not enough time to read

23 Feb 2003 // 10:00 PM

	Tiga: DJ Kicks

How good is DJ Tiga? So good that he can spin an entire disc’s worth of electro and even I, who once described it

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	Bill Frisell: Bill Frisell with Dave Holland and Elvin Jones

Bill Frisell is a jazz guitarist primarily by virtue of the influence of jazz guitar virtuoso Jim Hall; otherwise, Frisell is an amazing amalgam of

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23 Feb 2003 // 10:00 PM

	Mike Doughty: Smofe + Smang: Live in Minneapolis

The fans of Soul Coughing are a devoted cult, and understandably so. The clever music of Mike Doughty and cohorts was witty and often insightful,

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23 Feb 2003 // 10:00 PM

	Björk: Greatest Hits

Completion of a great work-of-art cannot be easily matured by instinct alone. This is especially when many hands are involved in fashioning the project. Is

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20 Feb 2003 // 10:00 PM

XTC: Skylarking

So, as an album, Skylarking is beautiful and whole and just shy of perfection enough that it doesn’t come off as too clean.

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	Various Artists: Nothing Left to Lose: A Tribute to Kris Kristofferson

It’s easy to remember single pieces of Kris Kristofferson’s career: his role in the Highwaymen, his work as a grizzled character actor, “Me

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20 Feb 2003 // 10:00 PM

	The Young Gods: Second Nature

Ever since Throbbing Gristle first chrome-plated their eerie, mechanical rock in the mid-‘70s, there have been countless imitators. However, at present, the electro-meets-metal guise

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20 Feb 2003 // 10:00 PM

	Gil Scott-Heron: Free Will

Gil Scott-Heron reinforces his position as Godfather of Rap on Free Will, an introspective and soulful album roughly the length of a demo tape. Police

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	Paper Moon: One Thousand Reasons to Stay . . . One to Leave

Though maybe not a thousand, there are certainly a great many reasons to like Paper Moon’s debut full-length release, One Thousand Reasons To Stay . . .

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20 Feb 2003 // 10:00 PM

	Lil’ Kim: Hardcore

Finding a favorite CD for an emotionally extreme ADD music junky like myself is only slightly better than asking me which one of my friends

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20 Feb 2003 // 10:00 PM

	Devo: Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!

In its “50 Most Essential Punk Records”, Spin magazine praised Devo’s Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! for being “laced with acrid

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20 Feb 2003 // 10:00 PM

	Ani Difranco: Evolve

Ani Difranco is a sort of modern-day Holden Caulfield. That is, if the subject of Catcher in the Rye would have been a bisexual female

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20 Feb 2003 // 12:00 AM

With his conceptual experiments, collaborative projects and performed artworks, Kentridge has succeeded in awaking everyone to the notion of classical narrative, fabulous music, the South African gesammtkunstwerk . . .

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The Life of David Gale (2003)

Only Clint Eastwood could have cooked up a more dramatic climax to an innocent-man-on-death-row plot, which he did, in True Crime.

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20 Feb 2003 // 12:00 AM

Gerry (2002)

By turns daunting and absorbing, the film is about movement that seems hopeless, that takes you nowhere, that's increasingly slowed but also increasingly urgent.

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20 Feb 2003 // 12:00 AM

Divine Intervention (2001)

Suleiman proves himself an essential voice in world cinema because his formalism is inextricable from the political moment it documents.

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20 Feb 2003 // 12:00 AM

Daredevil (2003)

It's unlikely that this gloominess accounts for Daredevil's big success. There are any number of plausible explanations -- the 'Sexiest Man Alive' and his J. Lo glow, the promotional blitz, the Marvel machine. No matter. Bring the pain.

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20 Feb 2003 // 12:00 AM

Dark Blue (2003)

This is a scary city, where scary figures hang out on scary corners and slouch with scary insouciance. No wonder the cops are tense.

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19 Feb 2003 // 12:00 AM

Unknown Quantity by Paul Virilio

A work of mourning -- mourning for a humanity, an earth which has lost control through globalisation, through the irresponsibility of power-crazy politicians and businessmen.

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19 Feb 2003 // 12:00 AM

She’s Not There by Mary-Anne Tirone Smith

It is sparkling, sophisticated and heady -- and more than a little addictive.

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

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"The newest Between the Grooves series tackles Lowercase's Kill the Lights, a great marriage of slowcore and post-punk: raw, angry, sullen, and very much alive almost 20 years later.

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