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        Of Montreal: Horse & Elephant Eatery (No Elephants Allowed): The Singles & Songles Album

Diehard Of Montreal fans must be dizzy with anticipation at the news that the Athens, Georgia popsters next album will be a 70-plus minute concept

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

	Owsley

I’ve been known to frequently trumpet the virtues of underappreciated Nashville pop. Now Owsley comes along with a major label debut that should help

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

	One Star: Triangulum

One thing you can remark on, when conversing about Japanese culture, in general, is that it’s, um, quirky. Most Japanese pop culture has had

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

For those of you who don’t know it already, April is National Poetry Month (yes, they do have a special month for everything). What

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

        Of Montreal: Coquelicot Asleep in the Poppies

Since 1997, Kevin Barnes has been re-creating his own little Pepperland in Athens, GA. With a little help from his friends of course. In the Kevin

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

	Octant: Shock-No-Par

Upon listening to the half-intriguing, half-disturbing electronic sounds of Octant, I had one thought: “Well, at least they didn’t use a drum machine.” I

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

        Orbiter: Mini LP

Iseem to be in a bit of a quandary here. You see, I’ve been playing this “Mini LP” of Orbiter’s all week, and

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

        Outkast: Stankonia

Over the past 20 years, hip-hop has evolved from the candid voice of a curbside culture to a bona fide form of global expression. Originally, it

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	Ours: Distorted Lullabies

Picture yourself in a boat on a river, with tangerine trees and marmalade skies. Got it? Yeah, I’m with you sister: in a dreamscape

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

	Our Lady Peace, Happiness…Is Not A Fish That You Can Catch

It should come as no surprise that this latest attempt to resuscitate and reinvent the fledging market of sensitive angst rock should fail. Just as

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	Phil Ochs: The Early Years / Tim Buckley: Once I Was: BBC Sessions

Phil Ochs and Tim Buckley: two important musical figures from different ends of the the same complicated, haunted, and overly-analyzed decade: the 1960s. While Ochs

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Oasis: Standing on the Shoulder of Giants

Noel Gallagher attempts to right the ship on Standing on the Shoulder of Giants by diversifying Oasis’ sound and soaking up some contemporary influences from the Beta Band to the Chemical Brothers.

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

	Orange Hat: Pufferfish

How do you sing so clearly when your tongue is lodged so firmly in cheek? Orange Hat feeds at the trough of Jellyfish in appearance

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

	North Mississippi All-Stars: Shake Hands with Shorty

Still, songs like the military march of “Station Blues,” and the kinetic, Black Crowes ferocity of “Shake ‘Em on Down,” get under your skin and

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

	The Need: The Need Is Dead

Need it and get it! Radio’s guitar work is technically and rhythmically genius. Better? Can’t be. Rachel rocks right along with her on

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

	Nas: Nastradamus

It’s standard practice these days to wonder what happened to the promise shown so early by Nas. It seems that as often as he’

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

	The Neville Brothers, Valence Street

This is the type of music you know that someone put their foot into, as they say. “Valence Street,” the title cut is a funky-blues

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

	Nickel Creek: self-titled

You don’t have to live in Texas or Tennessee to feel the country blues. You can live anywhere: in Southern Ontario, as Willie P.

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

	New Sweet Breath: Acceleration & Distortion

Have you ever had a band you’ve really, really liked and followed for years that practically no one in the world (or at least

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

        New Found Glory: self-titled

When New Found Glory out drew the headlining band slot on a previous Warped tour, it proved that they had a good thing going. The

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