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Wednesday, April 23 2008

Various Artists: Easy Beatles

Beatles covers redone as unabashed pop fluff, somehow retaining the original songs' rigidity in the process.

Various Artists: Get Ready: U.K. Floor Fillers Volume 3

Prime cuts of soul-pop danceability from 1960's England rescued from the musical abyss by an indefatigable collector of lost and obscure gems.

Tuesday, April 22 2008

Various Artists: Beautiful Escape… is Coming Right Along EP

Some frosting is best left on the beater.

Thursday, April 17 2008

Various Artists: Miles from India

Indo-jazz on a venerable scale as the cream of Miles Davis’ electric era players reconvene, not so much to reminisce on the old times as to reinvent them.

Various artists: Do the Pop!

The shadow of Radio Birdman looms long over this second edition in an exhaustive Aussie proto-punk series.

Wednesday, April 16 2008

Various Artists: Members Of The Trick

Just so you know, this is an average compilation of German house tracks, not a concept rap album about a prostitute with several penises.

Tuesday, April 15 2008

Various Artists: In the Name of Love

This compilation of U2 cover songs by African artists mostly succeeds as a pure listening experience, a cool idea, and a fine introduction to some great musicians.

Thursday, April 10 2008

Various Artists: The Sound of Philadelphia

Looking at the familiar and the obscure, these two discs provide fascinating snapshots of the amazing music of Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff.

Monday, April 7 2008

Various Artists: Om: Chilled v.2

Not that you need another "chill out" collection, but if you do...

Sunday, April 6 2008

Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Congo Gold

A crash-course in Central Africa’s rumba and soukous that (for the most part) won’t make you feel like a musical tourist.

Anger With Stoic Dignity (Columns) [20.Mar.08]
Various Artists: Be Kind Rewind (Capsule Reviews) [20.Mar.08]
Various Artists: City of Dreams (Features) [12.Mar.08]
Various Artists: Stay in the Box 2 (Capsule Reviews) [5.Mar.08]
Various Artists: Living Bridge (Capsule Reviews) [27.Feb.08]
Various Artists: Airport Symphony (Capsule Reviews) [21.Feb.08]
Various Artists: Sowing the Seeds (Capsule Reviews) [21.Feb.08]
Various Artists: Soul Summit (Capsule Reviews) [12.Feb.08]
Various: The Matinée Hit Parade (Capsule Reviews) [24.Jan.08]
Various Artists: When Rhythm Was King (Capsule Reviews) [23.Jan.08]
Various Artists: Downtown 81 (Reviews) [16.Jan.08]
Various Artists: Now We Are Ten (Capsule Reviews) [6.Jan.08]
Various Artists: Iceland Airwaves Eruption (Capsule Reviews) [6.Jan.08]
Various Artists: Love Goes On (Reviews) [3.Jan.08]
Various Artists: Live Earth (Reviews) [2.Jan.08]
Various: Melodii Tuvi (Reviews) [2.Jan.08]
Various Artists: Black Mirror (Capsule Reviews) [2.Jan.08]
Various Artists: 10,000 Laughs (Capsule Reviews) [20.Dec.07]
Various Artists: Free Yr Radio (Capsule Reviews) [11.Dec.07]
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