'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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21 Jun 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Violent Femmes: Freak Magnet / Viva Wisconsin

I think most people would be surprised to hear that the Violent Femmes are still together and making music. Perhaps no other band has been so well known for their debut album, and only their debut album, than the Violent Femmes, whose eponymous 1982 album made them the darlings of disenchanted college and high school kids everywhere.

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	Mem Shannon: I’m From Phunkville

New Orleans funk/jazz/bluesman sounds good, but that's part of the problem.

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	Sting: Bring on the Night [DVD]

The 1985 documentary in which Der Schtingle forms his first post-Police band and demonstrates for the first time that he will soon become a hopelessly pretentious British pretty boy.

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21 Jun 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Maktub: Say What You Mean

I wanna have frontman Reggie Watts's babies.

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21 Jun 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Insane Shane McKane: I Put the Ho’ in Hoedown

Just the other day I was reading an online article about Toby Keith and how he was miffed that some factions of the public have

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21 Jun 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Cartel: The Ransom EP

Looking for something subversive? Dangerous? Criminal? Threatening? Look somewhere else.

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21 Jun 2005 // 11:00 PM

Annie: Anniemal

Anniemal is one sugary sweet delight that you'll want to indulge in regardless of its cavity-causing qualities.

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21 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

A dynamic turncoat, Connor Oberst shakes off his emo skivvies for more digital fare. The result: fewer tears, fewer horn-rims and more dancing...

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21 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

Rescue Me

Rescue Me's rhythms are uneven, its tone sometimes spastic, its humor bleak, and its insights into masculine melodramatic pain as acute as any show on TV.

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21 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

Lifeguard (1976)

A year-round California lifeguard, Rick Carlson (pre-gray Sam Elliott) has resisted the pull of others' expectations longer than most of us do.

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