'Amy': She Was All About the Music

'Amy': She Was All About the Music

By Cynthia Fuchs

As sad as Winehouse's story may be, Amy is gorgeous and provocative, too. 2 Jul 2015 // 9:00 AM

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6 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

Coyote Ugly: The Unrated Extended Cut (2000)

Melanie Lynskey, despite being underused in the film, says more with a couple of gestures and expressions than anyone else does with dialogue.

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5 Jul 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Various Artists: Africa Remix: Ah Freak Iya

Art and music join together to form an interesting and attractive recording from an exotic land.

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5 Jul 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Saul Zonana: 42 Days

Summertime is upon us and that means everything is heating up... and Zonana's new album is hot...

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	Partyline: Girls With Glasses

The party line on this Partyline is simple: Fun, mildly nostalgic but altogether uninspiring.

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	Morning Spy: The Silver Age

A fine record with loud echoes of other fine bands and records. If they're not careful someone might accuse them of something untoward.

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	Tord Gustavsen Trio: The Ground

This delicately balanced piano trio blends slow tempos, a gospel feel, and delicious restraint into something lovely. You almost feel guilty for liking something so beautiful, but this music gets under your skin and into your head.

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	Grey DeLisle: Iron Flowers

Critics will alter their year-end lists, thanks to this stellar album to which descriptions like 'Americana' or 'traditional' do not begin to do justice.

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5 Jul 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Richard Davis: Details

This is a minimal house record recorded with a deep house sensibility, and fastened to a sincerely gorgeous pop framework.

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	Jordan Chassan: East of Bristol, West of Knoxville

Chassan's living in his own private Tennessee and there ain't no place he'd rather be singing and playing his homemade music.

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5 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

What City of God star sells out a Monday gig? Seu, can you dig it? Who gets love from all the favelas, and Bill Murray? This Seu cat is one baaad malandr..., shut yo' mouth! I'm talkin' 'bout Seu!

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