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Phish: Farmhouse

Fans of Phish rush to the store, wait sometimes hours in line for the stroke of midnight, and hope Phish’s latest studio album will


The Push Kings, Far Places

Far Places is consistently superb throughout—virtually any of these songs is strong enough to be a single.


Poster Children, New World Record

Long-time college radio faves from Champaign, the Poster Children have returned to their indie roots at last, and so perhaps, for them, it is a


Puddle of Mudd: Come Clean

ONE Album of the year, my friends (not by Billboards standards. Mine). If you are enjoying the recent explosion of heavy alternative rock, like Staind,


Philosopher’s Stone, Apparatus

Drones and samples abound on Apparatus, the second album recorded by Gareth Mitchell under the name Philosopher’s Stone. The sounds are mostly guitar based


P.O.D.: Brown

P.O.D. has had an amazing run of success over the last year, thanks to their Atlantic Records contract, which spawned the album The


Phase Selector Sound: Disassemble Dub

Oh yeah—this ain’t your parents’ dub! Taking cues from forefathers like King Tubby and Horace Andy, the duo of Joshua Elrod and Craig


Augustus Pablo: The Great Pablo: A Reggae Pioneer’s Finest Recordings

By the time of his death last year at the age of 46, Augustus Pablo (born Horace Swaby) had attained global recognition as one of the


Outrider: All in a Hard Day’s Work

The question has, of course, been posed, and just about everywhere, as it would seem: does real rock and roll exist? There’s not an


    Oleander: Unwind

As a new major label rock act given the opportunity to record and release a second album, Sacramento-based Oleander is something of a rarity these


Odetta: Blues Everywhere I Go | PopMatters Music Review

Odetta is one of those older blues women who get a ridiculous amount of press over their concert events or albums, and come through with


The Olivia Tremor Control: Presents: Singles and Beyond

The cult of Brian Wilson is growing every day, and, like the rest of the Elephant 6 bands, The Olivia Tremor Control can definitely be considered


Old Time Relijun: La Sirena de Pecera

The scene: a smoky, hole-in-the-wall bar on the Mexican border, 2 pm. A wasted gringo is backed by a 60-year old mariachi band. They play to


    Kevin O’Donnell’s Quality Six: Control Freak

They call it the “Kansas City swing”. I call it “The Big Groove”. Drummer Kevin O’Donnell has returned with his Quality Six. Together, they


    Orso: Long Time By

The horse is divided into sections. A portion of the body appears to have been sketched with crayon, another with magic marker, while the head


    Overkill: Bloodletting

So this metal band Overkill has a new album out. Remember them from, like, 1986? Yeah, well those same dudes are back and their latest offering


    Patrick O’Donnell: Limbo

Skoda Records—and its founder Patrick O’Donnell—deserve praise for giving the indie-rock community a chance to hear the psycho freakout Czech band Uz


Sinead O’Connor: Faith and Courage

Can you remember your first Sinead O’Connor moment? Most people can. Reactions generally fell into two camps—thunderous outrage (Who does this poseur think


Oneida: Enemy Hogs | PopMatters Music Review

Upon initial examination, this group seems to have the potential to be one of those balls-out American rockers; sweat and engineer boots, a red handkerchief


Of Montreal, The Gay Parade; Olivia Tremor Control, Black Foliage

 Olivia Tremor Control Black Foliage: Animation Music By The Olivia Tremor Control(Flydaddy) by Sarah ZupkoPopMatters Editor & Publisher Formed in Louisiana and now


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