Nick Lowe: Reissues, 1982-1990

Nick Lowe: Reissues, 1982-1990

By Chris Ingalls

Six vital releases from one of the most underappreciated titans of power pop are finally back in print. 24 Jul 2017 // 2:30 AM

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Nurse with Wound: Rock N Roll Station

Reissue of Stephen Stapleton's hallucinatory mid-1990s excursion into the rhythmic possibilities of hip-hop.

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Count Basie: One Oclock Jump: The Very Best of Count Basie

modest sampler, immodestly billed, not unique, a few of Basie's best Columbia records.

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Turn Off the Stars: Turn Off the Stars

Thank you for existing, Turn Off the Stars.  In a wash of generic watered-down Keane and Coldplay knockoffs (which themselves were watered-down Radiohead knockoffs),

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20 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Andre Ethier: secondathallam

Former Deadly Snakes front man trades in bar brawling for barstool lament on love.

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Kids in the Hall - Complete Season 5

The general, surreal nature of most Kids in the Hall work keeps the show feeling fresh and edgy more than a decade after the episodes originally aired.

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The Doors by The Doors by The Doors, with Ben Fong-Torres

Death has been very good to Jim Morrison, but it's been even better for those who continue to profit from his fleeting but fruitful body of his work. Not to mention his body. With that in mind, the following words will be eschewed for the duration of this discussion: Shaman, Dionysus, Rimbaud, God, Satan, and Witchcraft.

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20 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Taylor Hicks: Taylor Hicks

While none of this fits on pop radio circa 2006, this stuff would have sounded perfect in between "Higher Love" and "Sweet Freedom" back in 1986.

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Americas Funniest Home Videos

America’s Funniest Home Videos capture America’s real life Homer Simpson moments, but it's best taken in small doses.

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Young Jeezy: The Inspiration

If Jeezy is anything, he's consistent.

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Various Artists: Jukebox Buddha

The common thread of the Buddha Machine is simply not enough to provide the sense of purpose necessary for an effective ambient release.

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'Doctor Who': Casting a Woman as the Doctor Offers Fresh Perspectives and a New Kind of Role Model

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