Articles tagged various artists

31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

Various Artists: Abstrakt Sampler

Here’s another great attempt from Abstrakt Reality Records to subvert the underground electronic music scene. There are lots of great artists on this label,

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

	Various Artists: Organ-ized

The Hammond B3 organ has followed a strange path through musical history. A relative of the pipe organ, the electro-mechanical Hammond organ was invented in 1935

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

I have to give this compilation some credit just for the sake of what it is. You might ask what exactly the NRG files are,

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        Various Artists: Little Darla Has a Treat For You, v. 17

The San Francisco, California-based independent label Darla Records has released a series of albums and EPs called the Bliss Out Series. While those releases focus

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	Various Artists: Dr. Demento’s 30th Anniversary Collection:  Dementia 2000!

Novelty music is extremely polarizing-you either love it, or you hate it. Dr. Demento has been collecting and publishing various novelty ditties for 30 years now

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        Various Artists: Inhale 420: The Stoner Rock Compilation

Here comes death. This is a real bumper crop of heavy doom metal. This compilation is some kind of bongazilla harvest of sludge heavy on

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

        Various Artists: Jazz on the Latin Side

Perhaps the most surprising musical trend of the past decade, signs of the growing influence of a thriving population finally gaining some semblance of mainstream

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

	Various Artists: World Playground

Putumayo issues nice, safe World Music that you hear about first on National Public Radio, a neoconservative endorsement that doesn’t necessarily mean that you

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

	Various Artists: Free the West Memphis Three

The power of music is amazing. Sometimes it can bring you to such a wonderful and beautiful place. It’s a time machine, for when

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A three disc set that illustrates women’s contributions to rock, the Rolling Stone collection begins with the blues of Big Mama Thornton and ends

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

        Various Artists: Solesides’ Greatest Bumps

It has become annoyingly popular among critics to laud hip-hop albums because they are “old school” and don’t contain references to pimpin’ hos, killin’

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

Various Artists: Classic Ballads of Britain and Ireland

Most of us have never sat down and listened to storytelling ballads. They are not a popular style of music nowadays, to say the least.

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

	Various Artists: Fox Sports Presents Game Time!

Based on how successfully this thump’n'lurch collection of jock-doofus standards (the CD is subtitled “19 of your favorite stadium pumping, crowd rocking hits” to which

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

        Various Artists: Not the Same Old Blues Crap II

With the death last June of John Lee Hooker, American blues lost one of its few remaining geniuses from the generation of World War II-era

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You’ve heard dozens of Bacharach songs and may not even know it. From the 1950s to the present, Bacharach has written scores of standards

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Irish Folk

If you don’t know what Irish music is, then this is a good place to start. Bringing everything from jigs to unaccompanied vocal solos

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        Various Artists: The Unbound Project Volume One

If you are beginning to feel that the social commentary side of hip-hop has either disappeared or degenerated into bankable cliche, then this remarkable collection

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	Various Artists: Puerto Rico

Bomba, Plena, Salsa, and Son from the Island of Enchantment However unlikely it might have seemed, the music of the Spanish Caribbean has found its

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	Various Artists: Klubb Jazz 3

Slip and Slide’s Jazz in the House series was crucial for the development of a home listening market for what is now a sizeable

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Cool concept, no doubt about it. Shrewdly recognizing the parallels between early hip-hop and the recent dance underground, Jive has formed a new imprint dedicated

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