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Saturday, December 31 1994

Laura Love: Fourteen Days

Laura Love, the funky-folk princess releases her new 11-song collection Fourteen Days, on Zoe Records. Love kicks the album off with a deep funky beat,

Patty Loveless, Classics

Loveless has recorded a mountain of great music over the course of her career.

Tom LoMacchio: Five Years Later

Calming. Very calming. That’s the path nearly every song takes on Tom LoMacchio’s acoustic guitar-based full-length album, Five Years Later. There’s a

Lard: ‘70s Tock Must Die

There’s always room for Jello. Biafra that is. It may be up to debate, but I think its pretty fair to say that the

Lilys, The 3-Way

Kurt Heasley has a ‘60s obsession to be sure, specifically the Small Faces and the Zombies, but he’s one of the few able to

Lil’ Kim: The Notorious Kim

Ms. Kimberly “Lil’ Kim” Jones, here’s your most telling lyric: “You can never be me. You can only resemble.” Apparently, though, resemblance is a

The Love Dogs, Heavy Petting

Not just another band of hepcat posers, Boston’s Love Dogs is the real swinging deal. Their brand of frenetic, head shaking, toe tapping, jump

Annbjørg Lien: Baba Yaga

Listening to Annbjørg Lien’s latest modern folk effort, Baba Yaga, is much like giving over your autonomy and partaking of a rich musical

Low: Christmas

I admit it. I am a holiday music fanatic. Each year, I roam the stores in search of the perfect Christmas record. But this year

Love As Laughter: Destination 2000

First the Backstreet Boys released Millenium. Then Will Smith had a hit with “Will2K.” Even Queensryche attempted to revive their bloated carcass of a

    Laika & the Cosmonauts: Laika Sex Machine

Laika & the Cosmonauts are, in simplest terms, a Finnish surf band. “A Finnish surf band?” you ask. Well, it may seem odd, but consider

Linus of Hollywood: Your Favorite Record

This recording burst out of nowhere to tremendous underground acclaim on the Internet among various persons who understand the beauty of a hook and high

David Lindley and Wally Ingram: Twango Bango Deluxe

David Lindley is for the fun-loving music adventurer. This generous 75-minute record approximates his vivacious live performances. He consistently delivers the most unique and musically

Looper, Up A Tree

Having cornered the market on indie pop cool with Belle & Sebastian, bassist Stuart David steps out on his own with Looper, a poetic performance

Like Wow: Burn, World, Burn

This album started, and I thought I was watching Velvet Goldmine—or living it. It continued, and I thought I was watching one of those

The Lepers: self-titled

Once upon a time I visited the local artsy coffee shop to sit and smoke a few cloves and down some mochas. It’s the

Oliver Lake Steel Quartet: Kinda Up

While jazz is generally associated with instruments like drums, bass, piano, woodwinds and brass, jazz is of course very inclusive. That is the way jazz

Mark Lanegan: I’ll Take Care of You

Who’d've guessed that that guy from the Screaming Trees would leave behind the whole flash-in-the-pan scene his band got lumped into and become, uh,

Ronnie Lane, April Fool

Lane’s jubilant sound mixed pop, country, English roots music, and folk.

Ray Lema & Tyour Gnaoua: Safi

Tyour Gnaoua is not a person—it is a performance collective based in Morocco. Like all gnaoua (or gnawa) groups, it consists of musicians, dancers,

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