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    Various Artists: Washington Square Memoirs: The Great Urban Folk Boom 1950-1970

Imagine all the earnest types with acoustic guitars that you have ever heard strumming away in the background at a party or keening incomprehensibly through

Various Artists: Americana Motel

The motel remains one of the great American gathering places. As you drive through the parking lot, consider the diversity. There is a variety of

    Various Artists: Shanti Project Collection 2

Looking back upon all of the mix tapes I’ve received over the years from friends, lovers or faceless record labels, I’ve come to

Various Artists: Immediate Action

The swirl of echoey guitar and electronica capsulate you. A loop of remixed voices sneaks in and out of your listening bubble. It is 2028 and

    Various Artists: Psycho Beach Party

It’s 96 degrees in the shade today in Boston, which is the perfect temperature to groove to the soundtrack of Psycho Beach Party (Unforscene Music).

Various Artists, Revolutionary Sounds: The Essential Collection of Classic Roots Reggae 1973-1981

Showcasing the diversity of Jamaican music, Revolutionary Sounds gathers four previously released titles that range from group harmony singing to experimental dub. Power Of The

Various Artists: Electronic Tribute: the Electronic Tribute to Pink Floyd

The idea of an electronic tribute to Pink Floyd seems perfect. At least on the surface. I’ve often thought that electronic mix-masters could mine

Various Artists: Gardens of Eden

Allow yourself to be whisked away to some of the most beautiful places ever imagined by the music from Gardens of Eden . Surely all who

Various Artists: Listen Picks - Volume 1: The Best of the Music Download Directory

Compilations are a dirty, dirty breed: sometimes off-kilter and rambling, illogical and forced, sometimes, on a whim, a winner. For the most part, Listen Picks

    Various Artists: Modular Systems

The Washington, DC duo Thievery Corporation, and their label Eighteenth Street Lounge Music, occupy a unique niche in the world of electronica. From their homebase

Various Artists, Nashpop: A Nashville Pop Compilation

If you are laboring under the belief that the only thing coming out of Nashville is a bunch of singing GQ boys in white stetsons,

    Various Artists: The Best of Classic Years in Digital Stereo

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Various Artists: Om Lounge 3

Somewhere out there is the perfect cocktail party. The environment is spacious, with space-shuttle-white walls, deco sci-fi furniture, and drinks served in martini glasses frosted

Various Artists: A Different Prelude: A Contemporary Collection

Let’s speak of the whole first. A Different Prelude is a collection of classical preludes as interpreted by new age artists. Garry Trudeau may

    Various Artists: Crunch Presents Music to Sweat To

TVT Records out of New York is a great indie music label. They’ve introduced the world to Nine Inch Nails, put out records by

Various Artists: Aggro 2000

If you’re looking for a collection of hardcore music, look no further—Aggro 2000 is your bag. This is one kick ass collection of aggressive

Various Artists: NYC Ska Mob & Friends

There are a variety of permutations of ska, and then there is the elusive essence of “real” ska. Purists who cling tightly to their two-tone

    Various Artists: This is the Blues Harmonica

With more than an hour of music, this respectable anthology offers many different tastes of the old tin sandwich as served up in Chicago. Delmark

Sound Spirit Fury Fire - Deep Elm Sampler No. 3

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    Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Bhangra

Originally a Punjabi dance music for celebrating the harvest, over the last 20 years young British Asians have transformed bhangra into a modern and vibrant dance

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