Articles tagged not enough time to read

19 Dec 2002 // 1:00 AM

Don’s Plum (1995)

And so the clichés begin.

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19 Dec 2002 // 1:00 AM

Antwone Fisher (2002)

This single-mindedness can feel limited; there's obviously more to Antwone's story than the scenes in which he appears.

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	Various Artists: The Time-Life Treasury of Christmas / A Peaceful Christmas

I’ll admit it, I’m a sucker for the red, white, and green. Never mind that I’m a lifelong agnostic raised by Zen

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	Townes Van Zandt: A Gentle Evening with Townes Van Zandt

Townes Van Zandt rightfully enjoys near-sainthood status as a legendary songwriter. For clear, concise songs that address every facet of the human condition, you can’

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17 Dec 2002 // 11:00 PM

	Liars: Fins to Make Us More Fish-Like

Admitting you’re a liar is the most honest thing a person can do,” spits the looming 6’6” frontman of New York’s heirs of glorious

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	Carl Cox: Mixed Live: 2nd Session, Area2 Detroit

My mix tapes are amazing. So are yours, I bet—all that time spent in trying to figure out the crucial answer to “What should

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17 Dec 2002 // 1:00 AM

. . . in their quest for knowledge of and acquisition of the products of the Japanese animation industry, they have surpassed the daily concerns and cares of ordinary human beings.

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17 Dec 2002 // 1:00 AM

A Norwegian film critic pointed out that film is the first form of art that is entirely capitalistic; invented in order to make money.

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17 Dec 2002 // 1:00 AM

In the past, it has been all too easy to identify many of these white artists under the rubric of 'blue-eyed soul'. But I'd like to argue for a separate category known as 'white chocolate' -- that which 'looks' different but contains all the flavor and the texture of the original.

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I’m pretty sure it’s because I have mono. Spending all this time horizontal, having to pare my life down to what I can

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	Various Artists: MTV2 Handpicked, Volume 2

In this day and age, it’s very difficult to find a compilation album that actually has more than two hit songs on it. Usually

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	Paul McCartney: Back in the U.S. Live 2002

In 2002, Paul McCartney embarked on his first American tour since 1993, and in the time between tours, Paul’s, er, sorry, Sir Paul’s life has

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	Gregory Isaacs: More Gregory / Night Nurse / Out Deh

This is an important trio of re-mastered and enlarged re-issues, chronicling a period when Jamaica’s most individual vocal genius was close to being a

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	Casiotone for the Painfully Alone: Answering Machine Music

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone is not only a clever band name but an apt one. First, Owen Ashworth, who is the band here, does

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16 Dec 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Clientele are not a Friday night band. Granted, their songs do often live in the weekend, but they don’t belong to the rollicking,

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15 Dec 2002 // 11:00 PM

Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life

Songs in the Key of Life is the sprawling vision of a man whose sight has been rendered infinite by the power of love and faith.

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15 Dec 2002 // 11:00 PM

	The Smiths: The Queen Is Dead

I had no idea what these album-opening lines meant, but I knew, somehow, it would change my life. It was August, 1986. I had just graduated

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15 Dec 2002 // 11:00 PM

Bob Dylan: Blood on the Tracks

In a way, the songs have become part of me, and playing the album more of a rite than a listening experience. I suppose when art reaches the level of Blood on the Tracks, it is religion.

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	Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Gospel

Moans out the way first. No dates for any of the tracks, and one CD is a bit of a joke to cover something as

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	Joan Osborne: How Sweet It Is

James Taylor singing “How Sweet It Is”. Linda Ronstadt doing Smokey’s “Ooh Baby, Baby”. Simply Red’s Mick Hucknall’s reading Gamble and Huff’

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