Articles tagged not really scared

17 Sep 2001 // 3:00 PM

	Collective Soul: 7even Year Itch

Collective Soul are definitely an interesting, if somewhat strange band. Over the course of a seven year career, the band has sold more than five

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17 Sep 2001 // 3:00 PM

	Aesop Rock: Labor Days

Aesop Rock, an MC who spins an enigmatic web of words like some sort of high-strung, whacked-out prophet, makes a striking mark with Labor Days.

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10 Sep 2001 // 11:03 PM

Bob Dylan: “Love and Theft”

On September 11, Bob Dylan released a master work buzzing and sparking with the depthless energy of American folk music and charged with a faith in the goodness and potential harmony of the human community as wild and oceanic as Whitman’s.

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10 Sep 2001 // 11:03 PM

Ryan Adams: Gold

Gold feels like a record hiding behind masks. Maybe Adams has spent so many years laying his heart out on the line that he’s trying to create a little distance

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        Various Artists: Swaraj: Future Asian Beat

Like all musical labels, the horrid “Asian Underground” moniker was much hated by everyone lumped together under it. All it really meant was “anyone with

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	Various Artists: The I-10 Chronicles 2: One More for the Road

The premise is that this CD is a musical journey along the I-10, a highway that stretches from Santa Monica, California to Florida, running roughly

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	Various Artists: African Odyssey

Everytime I read or hear about Africa, I have to work to even imagine what a huge and ancient continent Africa is, second in size

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10 Sep 2001 // 3:00 PM

	Doc Watson: At Gerdes Folk City

America has been blessed with more than its share of roots music troubadours. . . . Musicians like Leadbelly, Lonnie Johnson, Mance Lipscomb, Jimmie Rodgers, Bob Dylan, Mississippi John Hurt, Townes Van Zandt, Woody Guthrie . . . and Arthel 'Doc' Watson.

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        They Might Be Giants: Mink Car

Once upon a time, They Might Be Giants saved my life. Well, okay, not literally saved it, but they did offer me a sense of

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10 Sep 2001 // 3:00 PM

        Techno Animal: The Brotherhood of the Bomb

This is Monster Island hip-hop. That’s the absolute best description I’ve been able to come up with, after a couple of weeks of

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        Son, Ambulance: Euphemystic

Oh Holy Fools: The Music of Son, Ambulance and Bright Eyes, released earlier this year, was filled with eight heart-baring pop/rock songs, four from

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10 Sep 2001 // 3:00 PM

        Ken Stringfellow: Touched

Ken Stringfellow really is a master of the modern pop idiom, which should come as no surprise considering his involvement in about a hundred different

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10 Sep 2001 // 3:00 PM

P.O.D.—or to give them their full name, Payable on Death—are believe it are not, a massively popular Christian band. But with

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        Ozomatli: Embrace the Chaos

Don’t believe everything you read in the papers, especially when it comes to coverage of political protests and street demonstrations. Despite what nearly every

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10 Sep 2001 // 3:00 PM

        Jason Moran: Black Stars

Jason Moran’s latest Blue Note offering, Black Stars, features the great saxophonist Sam Rivers with Moran’s working trio of Nasheet Waits (drums) and

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10 Sep 2001 // 3:00 PM

        Mercury Rev: All Is Dream

It’s a shame the term “trailblazer” has been so woefully overused in the world of music, because it’s surely the best way to

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10 Sep 2001 // 3:00 PM

	Lynyrd Skynyrd: One More from the Road (Deluxe Edition)

Lynyrd Skynyrd Live at the Fox Theatre (Revisited): The 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of One More from the Road Between July 7 and July 9, 1976, audiences at

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        Albert King: I Get Evil

He is still unmistakable, visually and aurally, after all these years. A huge man, six foot four and weighing 250 pounds, always photographed with his trademark

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        Jay Z: The Blueprint

“Fo’Shizzle my Nizzle.” These were the words the dribbled out of the mouth of the Rev. Jesse Jackson as he “graced” the stage at

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