'Music and Capitalism' Tunes in to Some Hardcore Numbers

'Music and Capitalism' Tunes in to Some Hardcore Numbers

By Mark Reynolds

Timothy Taylor gives us a sobering look at the history and state of the music business, through the lens of capitalism. 4 May 2016 // 8:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

27 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Siberia: Harm’s Way

A dark, stylish album that is both haunting and gorgeous. Airy vocals and distant guitars combine to forge an assault on the imagination.

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27 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	The Priests: Tall Tales

Sometimes it's a case of trying too hard or not trying hard enough for this garage rock band.

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	Joey DeFrancesco with Jimmy Smith: Legacy

Babe Ruth had his Hank Aaron, and many people in the Hammond B-3 Jazz Organ Cult have just been afraid that Joey D will somehow eclipse Jimmy's legacy.

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27 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	The Bravery: self-titled

While the Bravery are certainly not in league with the Strokes, Interpol, or the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, this record is a strong one with some unexpected surprises.

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27 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Bars: Introducing…

Singer Kevin Baker stands at the front and center of Bars' impressive debut of stripped down punk rock.

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Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)

Gracie, it appears, has learned nothing from her previous 'girl power' outing.

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25 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Guess Who (2005)

Guess Who raises yet-discomforting questions concerning interracial relationships, as differences, assumptions, and resentments still circulate.

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25 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

D.E.B.S. (2005)

D.E.B.S. challenges us to rethink our straight-up relationship to the genres it parodies.

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The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)

They inhabit an ideal world, located, a title helpfully informs you, on an isolated island off the Eastern Coast of the United States, 1986. They coo and cuddle, he coughs ominously, and they seem momentarily content, absorbed in one another. And then comes trouble.

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Various Artists: Run the Road

Disorderly and defiant, grime is an unfamiliar, yet intoxicating narrative that washes up on North American shores from the ghettoes of London. Savage and brutal it is the sound of hip-hop's new wave, the sound of tomorrow... today.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 19 - "The Chitters"

// Channel Surfing

"Another stand-alone episode, but there's still plenty to discuss in the Supernatural world.

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