'Music and Capitalism' Tunes in to Some Hardcore Numbers

'Music and Capitalism' Tunes in to Some Hardcore Numbers

By Mark Reynolds

Timothy Taylor gives us a sobering look at the history and state of the music business, through the lens of capitalism. 4 May 2016 // 8:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

8 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Boduf Songs: Boduf Songs

Boduf Song sounds like an even more melancholic version of Nick Drake, whose guitar plucking drowns Six Organs of Admittance in an ocean of overwhelming sorrow.

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Ever wonder why they keep dance clubs so dimly lit? To hide the smirking.

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A song cycle set in New York City in the '60s, when Negroes were in vogue and everything was cool, baby; through the saga of a real life hot mama the son never knew.

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8 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Hiromi: Spiral

This record will be on many people's year-end lists, even if they are not jazz people.

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Envelope: Insignificant Anthems

If only all rap was this endearing.

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The High Strung isn't high strung about anything. The band loses a member but still manages to make an incredible, timeless piece of ear candy!

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	Ian Anderson: Plays the Orchestral Jethro Tull [DVD + CD]

For a non-Tull Tull, it's a good Tull, but hardly an essential Tull.

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7 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

Get This Party Started

Takes insipid voyeurism to new heights, proffering pseudo-celebrity culture as a panacea for whatever ails you, whether that's being displaced by hurricane Katrina, recovering from cancer, or wondering what to do for your birthday.

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Benjamin Franklin / John & Abigail Adams (American Experience)

While the self-improvement rhetoric starts to sound a little too much like Dr. Phil, the program does convey the excitement of Franklin's ideas.

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DaCapo Best Music Writing 2005: The Year’s Finest Writing on Rock, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Pop, Country & Mor

J.T. LeRoy compiles essays for Da Capo's latest Best Music Writing collection. Not that anyone can tell.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 19 - "The Chitters"

// Channel Surfing

"Another stand-alone episode, but there's still plenty to discuss in the Supernatural world.

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