Saturday, December 31 1994
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
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
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
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
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).
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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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