'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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24

30 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

24

Nothing is ever quite what it looks like in 24, whose writers famously revise and rethink as each season barrels along.

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30 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found by Suketu Mehta

Mehta has managed to paint a rich and intimate portrait of Bombay, one informed by a journalist's eye, and a homecoming heart.

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The Great Raid: The Director’s Cut (2003)

Archive shots of broken, diseased, and starved bodies provide a devastating illustration of the history that drives the film's fictions.

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Green Carnation: Acoustic Verses

An all-acoustic experiment by the progressive metal band turns out to be just as powerful as their amplified work.

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo: Long Walk to Freedom

Melissa Etheridge, Sarah McLachlan, and Emmylou Harris all appear on this record, but even they are overshadowed by the joyful harmonies of Joseph Shabalala and his cohorts.

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Sonic Youth: Koncertas Stan Brakhage Prisiminimui Su Tim Barnes

This is a disc that shows off the avant-garde side of Sonic Youth

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Caitlin Cary and Thad Cockrell: Begonias

The album thoroughly succeeds in injecting a much-needed dose of traditional country into the alt.country label under which it will be lazily categorized.

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30 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Sia: Colour the Small One

Sia takes difficult subject matter and lovingly dissects it, allowing her listeners a beautiful glimpse at a tortured psyche.

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30 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Fra Lippo Lippi: Songs

CD re-release of super-dated 1986 gloom-pop record with bonus tracks. Be sure to keep your Prozac handy.

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30 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Jonathan Kane: February

Ex-Swans drummer Jonathan Kane finds the link between Howlin' Wolf and avant-garde experimentation.

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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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