'Amy': She Was All About the Music

'Amy': She Was All About the Music

By Cynthia Fuchs

As sad as Winehouse's story may be, Amy is gorgeous and provocative, too. 2 Jul 2015 // 9:00 AM

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2 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Okay: High Road / Low Road

From out of a closed room comes two albums of blissful pop songs hiding a struggling heart.

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	Paul Motian Trio: I Have the Room Above Her

Dreamland is the title of the last track here and the location of most performances, Motian tossing and turning on drums, while Frisell is often amazingly lyrical, Lovano likewise. A lot of purposeful free playing and some not remote from the ballad work.

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	Louis XIV: The Best Little Secrets Are Kept

With Louis XIV glam rock is back in big way. This time it's tame and unbelievable, but occasionally sexy, even if it is in a creepy way.

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	Bluebottle Kiss: Come Across

Australian quartet's fifth album (second to be released in the U.S.) is as temperamental and erratic as the weather.

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2 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Joan of Arcadia

Joan is more a young girl answering to an authority figure than a blind-faith disciple.

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2 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Amazing Race

Teams care whether they win or lose, but what captivates viewers is seeing how they play the game.

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2 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Arrested Development

Arrested Development is too dense, too smart, too strange. These are all ways of saying that it's too good.

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	David Weiss: The Mirror

A solid young hard bop trumpeter-composer with a sense of structure, an affinity for Booker Little, and a solid band matured (and still maturing together). These young guys play this music because it's good!"

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	The Rosebuds: The Rosebuds Unwind

As the title suggests, you might find this one relaxing. If you don't look too closely.

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	Elizabeth McQueen and the Firebrands: Happy Doing What We’re Doing

Slight but enjoyable treat for pub rock diehards.

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