Articles tagged not that you asked

	Supergrass: Life on Other Planets

Not the recycled refrain of Oasis. Not the edgy ambition of Radiohead. Not the moody shoe-gaze of Blur. Not the epic glam of Spacehog. Somewhere,

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5 Mar 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Pas/Cal: The Handbag Memoirs

The Handbag Memoirs, a six-song EP-sized slice of indiepop fun, comes from a somewhat unlikely source, a Detroit area band named Pas/Cal. While most

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5 Mar 2003 // 11:00 PM

	The Microphones: Mount Eerie

If you are the kind of person who can’t see the forest through the trees, you are not going to enjoy the Microphones’ latest

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5 Mar 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Mark Knopfler: The Ragpicker’s Dream

When Paul Simon penned the classic opening line “the Mississippi Delta is shining like a National guitar”, he captured the essence of his personal journey

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5 Mar 2003 // 11:00 PM

Idlewild: The Remote Part

Idlewild don’t just want to be a good little indie band. They want to be huge, and their latest CD, The Remote Part, is an unabashed attempt at serious mass popularity.

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	Tim Easton: Break Your Mother’s Heart

Tim Easton is the sort of singer-songwriter who, if he is fortunate enough, has a long and hard road ahead of him. Like most alt-country

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	Devendra Banhart: Oh Me Oh My ... The Way the Day Goes by the Sun Is Setting Dogs Are Dreaming Love

He wasn’t, if you believe the press release, really going to release this record at all. The story goes that teenaged Devendra Banhart was

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5 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Martha Wainwright has an impressive, even intimidating, pedigree: daughter of Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle, and younger sister of art-pop wunderkind Rufus Wainwright, he

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5 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Just one day after I saw the Ladytron concert, I experienced its antithesis. A jaunt upstate to visit a friend found me sitting in a

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5 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

I firmly believe that it is better to face a forthright villain than a masquerading saint.

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Unfortunately, It Was Paradise: Selected Poems by Mahmoud Darwish

[Mahmoud Darwish] is a force, undoubtedly the most popular and powerful poet of the Middle East.

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5 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Set This House in Order by Matt Ruff

The sometime first-person narrator is really just one of dozens of personalities literally shacking up in the head of the protagonist.

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The New Southern Gentleman by Jim Booth

[It] takes the cultural confusion, the anachronism that is the New South and with tongue firmly in cheek, describes the region's dwindling pseudo-aristocratic heritage.

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5 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Motown: Music, Money, Sex, and Power by Gerald Posner

Gordy wasn't running a record company; he was running a factory.

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From the Land of Green Ghosts: A Burmese Odyssey by Pascal Khoo Thwe

He is . . . a skilled writer who infuses a tale of war with warmth, magic and humanity.

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5 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Boy Still Missing by John Searles

This is your quintessential dysfunctional family with intriguing secrets popping up all over the place.

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3 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Pentagon Papers

Repeatedly underlines, at times subtly and others more plainly, the responsibility of living in a democracy.

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3 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Lone Ranger

Put any man, but especially a pretty man-boy, in a stylized cowboy suit and he's bound to come off looking like one of the Village People. And the Lone Ranger does.

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America Undercover: Cannibal: The Real Hannibal Lecters

The most important questions Cannibal never addresses are what she (and presumably we) find so compelling about modern cannibal stories, and how our obsession over these stories is directly tied to contemporary culture.

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3 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Are You Hot? The Search For America’s Sexiest People

Perhaps the problem with Are You Hot? is that it's too simple-minded even for reality TV.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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