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
Luna: The Best of Luna and Lunafied

In Luna, Dean Wareham quipped his way through New York's arty-boho, high-society set over a cinematic soundscape of catchy melodies, guitar textures, and chugging Velvet Underground-inspired rock.

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Dan Melchior: Fire Breathing Clones on Cellular Phones

Billy Childish collaborator Dan Melchior rips the world another one with scorching blues rock vamps and lacerating lyrics.

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18 Oct 2006 // 6:00 AM

12twelve: LUnivers

The Spanish jazz/post-rock quartet delivers one of the year's most interesting -- and rewarding -- albums.

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New Salem Witch Hunters: New Salem Witch Hunters

Back in the garage with their bullshit detectors! 1986 Ohio classic reissued for 20th anniversary.

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18 Oct 2006 // 2:00 AM

Tierra Santa: Mejor Morir en Pie

Tierra Santa is the top metal group in Spain. This is their eighth album, and it apparently puts a much higher emphasis on melody than

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18 Oct 2006 // 1:00 AM

South Park

As the boys grew pimply and fat (Cartman got fatter), the gaming company focused on finding more consumers. Everyone was at fault, from kids to corporate suits.

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Robert Pollard: Normal Happiness

Far from giving up the grape, Dayton, Ohio's greatest rockstar opts for consistency on sixth effort of the year.

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18 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

30 Rock: Series Premiere

Whether Fey the writer lacked willingness to insert any 'edgy' material into her show or Fey the producer removed it is irrelevant. The result is the same: a show neutered beyond relevance and devoid of entertainment value.

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Weird Al Yankovic: Straight Outta Lynwood

Weird Al Yankovic's latest CD, Straight Outta Lynwood, will certainly appeal to nerds -- and the nerd in all of us (and perhaps even a few cool people, too).

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Alan Jackson: Like Red on a Rose

While it was Alan Jackson's idea to bring in Alison Krauss, it seems he may have got more than he bargained for.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

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

// Moving Pixels

"Everybody loves building a fort.

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