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The Best Re-Issues of 2009
17 Dec 2009 // 3:00 PM
PopMatters presents our 20 best re-issues of 2009, highlighted by the long overdue remastering of the Beatles oeuvre, a number of '80s and '90s classics, and one of the most storied catalogues in electronic music.
Isaac Hayes: Shaft
21 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM
Isaac Hayes' soundtrack to Gordon Parks's blaxploitation masterpiece finally gets the upgrade it deserves -- sort of.
Isaac Hayes: Black Moses / Juicy Fruit (Disco Freak)
19 Mar 2009 // 4:00 PM
Stax reissues an odd couple of solo albums by its multi-instrumental songwriting genius: the great 1971 double-LP Black Moses and the late-period misstep Juicy Fruit (Disco Freak).