'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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Various: Stubbs the Zombie: The Soundtrack

It doesn't take braaaaains to enjoy the simple pleasures of a solid cover album, even when it's in the dicey realm of indie rockers covering classics.

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1 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Darondo: Let My People Go

Darondo is more than just a footnote. Even if his recorded output prior to this release was only six tracks, wow, what a six tracks they were!

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Zulya and The Children of The Underground: The Waltz

Zulya's voice is as silvery as ever, but now she has a better band, and racier, more multilayered tunes.

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Otis Rush: All Your Love I Miss Loving

Before 1966, Otis Rush was a blues legend whose few recordings could hardly be found. In 2006, this tape of a live 1976 gig, finally issued, does everybody justice.

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1 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Paul Weller: As Is Now

The new album from Paul Weller does exactly what it says on the tin. A return to form? Not quite, but not a bad attempt.

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1 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Dimmu Borgir: Stormblåst

The Norwegian black metal greats risk the wrath of their fanbase by re-recording a much-loved early album. Blasphemers!

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1 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Hard-Fi: Stars of CCTV

A heady mix of punk and guitar pop influences, this debut full-length proves the UK act to be exciting, catchy and highly promising.

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31 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

What if people wanted some real life in their Reality TV?

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31 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Ultimate Bull Riding

The disc opens with a montage titled 'Hitting the Dirt.' It could also be called 'Hitting the Horns,' 'Hitting the Rodeo Clown,' and 'Getting the Head Stuck Between the Starting Chute Bars While the Hand Stays Attached to a Crazed Animal.'

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Inked - The Best of Season 1

What's the difference between a bad tattoo and a bad television show? The latter won't last nearly as long as the former.

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

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

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