Charles Bukowski's 'On Love' and 'On Cats'

Charles Bukowski's 'On Love' and 'On Cats'

By Shyam K. Sriram

Bukowski's voice and style swung wildly over his lifetime, and collections varied considerably in quality depending on the whims of editors 28 Apr 2016 // 2:15 AM

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//Recent Reviews

13 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

BloodRayne (2006)

The main special effect is something called the slash and spray -- a sword slice across the torso that causes a fountain-like torrent of arterial goodness.

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13 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Time: Before There Was

1968 debut of long-forgotten/never-known semi-experimental rock band finally sees light of day, works better as historical artifact than album.

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Arctic Monkeys: Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not

Chosen by the people, a young quartet with a frontman touched by greatness deliver a sometimes fine, sometimes fantastic, always fun debut with feeling. Pass it on...

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13 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Coloma: Dovetail

This is a persistent record that is both haunting and comforting. It's not for fans of genres and subgenres, but for fans of music. It definitely applies to you.

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Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee: Walk On

Sonny and Brownie are in great form in this live performance. Too bad the record is only half theirs.

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Feel the room swayin', while that ole band keeps on playin' one of Parton's old favorite songs from way back when.

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13 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Various: Noches de Hip-Hop

A perfectly serviceable comp if you're just learning about rap en español.

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13 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Roll Deep: In at the Deep End

Watered-down grime-for-beginners that fails to capture the spark of Kano's Home Sweet Home, but still with enough radio-ready hits and grime bangers to chalk up another worthy entry in the growing catalogue of essential Brit-hop.

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12 Jan 2006 // 11:00 PM

	Bill Hicks: Sane Man [DVD] / Salvation: Oxford—November 11, 1992

November 11, 1992 (Rykodisc) -- More archival releases from one of the greatest U.S. comics and satirists reinforce that, 10 years after his death, Hicks's relevance continues to increase.

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It's a kind of warts-and-all approach that, unlike the magician revealing her secrets, brings the whole thing to life even more.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Sound and the Warmth: An Interview with Cardiknox

// Sound Affects

"New York's Cardiknox are taking more steps in their goal of world domination. With their debut record Portrait out, the band are dreaming big, wanting to transcend the indie pop scene.

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