'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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1 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

Cream: The World’s First Supergroup by Dave Thompson

Think of you and about 15 or 20 of your friends from high school... now imagine the lot of you irrevocably and inarguably change the course of music history. That's what happened in the era covered in this book.

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Lucinda Williams: Live from Austin, TX [DVD]

This 16-song set documents the period in Lucinda Williams' career when she was about to leave the mortal realm of underground hero and enter the pantheon of great American songwriters.

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31 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Us3: Questions

1993 was a long time ago, and what was sly and cosmopolitan then is elementary now.

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31 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Sleater-Kinney: The Woods

Consistently challenging and absolutely thrilling, S-K's seventh release is a renewal of the word 'loyalty': to a band, and to rock 'n' roll.

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	Kelly Joe Phelps: Tap the Red Cane Whirlwind

Stupendous guitarist in syncretic singer-songwriter style writes extremely strange lyrics, accompanies exquisitely.

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	The Locust: Safety Second, Body Last

More madness from the most insane grind band in America.

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31 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Loquat: It’s Yours to Keep

A silky smooth collection of lite jazz beats that practically disappears with repeated listening.

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	John Hammond: In Your Arms Again

An extremely great blues guitar player, a competent and charming vocalist, untouchable on harmonica, and a musical library all by himself.

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31 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Black Label Society: Mafia

There's a thin line between seriousness and self-parody in heavy metal. Zakk Wylde knows exactly where that line is.

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31 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Forget meaning, forgo relevance, and alliterate the hell out of socio-politics. A touch of theatrical flamboyance never goes amiss.

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