Ann Powers' 'Good Booty' and the Connection Between Eroticism and Popular Music

Ann Powers' 'Good Booty' and the Connection Between Eroticism and Popular Music

By David Chiu

This is how American music got its sexual groove on. 16 Aug 2017 // 8:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews
Various Artists: The Kings of Techno - Compiled by Laurent Garnier and Carl Craig

Aretha Franklin, The Stooges and Alice Coltrane, all on the shelves of record stores' techno section, as Craig and Garnier deliver a playground that makes you think.

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21 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Culver/Judge Inauguration 2007 feat. Reverend Al Green

Apparently, the good Rev had been waiting for a special invitation to come to Iowa. When he finally got one, it was from the governor’s office, no less.

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21 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Measuring the World by Daniel Kehlmann, Carol Brown Janeway (Translator)

Novelists, more than filmmakers, dare to depict great intellectuals.

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21 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Dreamland (2006)

Though far from perfect, Dreamland is better than most, thanks to Bruckner's amazing intimacy with the camera and that peculiar face of hers; both plain and extraordinarily unique in its beauty.

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House of Sand (Casa de Areia) (2005)

The House of Sand is yet another filmic example of why Brazil is setting the standard when it comes to exporting interesting, superior filmmaking.

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Trick Daddy: Back by Thug Demand

Although jam-packed with fun songs, I'm afraid we may have seen the best of ol' Trick Daddy Dollars.

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Favourite Sons: Down Beside Your Beaut

New New York band Favourite Sons traffics in rock-n-roll cliche but still shows promise on their debut record

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21 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

50 Cent: Bulletproof

There is no finesse here, no need to memorize certain combinations, no pieces of an overall story arc to fit together. This is basic bloodsport, nothing more or less.

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Gordon Grdina / Gary Peacock / Paul Motian: Think Like The Waves

God-like genius or self-indulgent noodling? It can be such a fine line these days.

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Shooter Jennings and the .357s: Live at Irving Plaza 4. 18. 06

Shooter Jennings might have played his daddy, Waylon, in the Johnny Cash biopic, Walk the Line, but when he steps out on stage fronting the .357's he is most definitely his own man, with an untamed independent voice that rocks, country-style.

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Of Pillow Forts and Play: Epic Games' 'Fortnite'

// Moving Pixels

"Everybody loves building a fort.

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