'Music and Capitalism' Tunes in to Some Hardcore Numbers

'Music and Capitalism' Tunes in to Some Hardcore Numbers

By Mark Reynolds

Timothy Taylor gives us a sobering look at the history and state of the music business, through the lens of capitalism. 4 May 2016 // 8:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

14 Jul 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Piano Magic: Disaffected

I don't see any daisies sprouting out from this grave.

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14 Jul 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Pale Sunday: Summertime?

Summer breeze make you feel fine? Then settle back in your plastic lawnchair with a caipirinha de tangerina and the new Pale Sundays record. Oh, and the Bill Hicks trench coat mafia need not apply.

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14 Jul 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Monolake: Polygon Cities

If you aren't already an initiate in the mysteries of minimalist techno, it's hard to get excited about such opaque differentiations.

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	Femi Kuti: Live at the Shrine [DVD]

Half concert recording, half character study, this documentary is a striking depiction of the effect artists can have on society when they give their all. And the music's sublime.

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	The Forecast: Late Night Conversations

Don't give up on emo just yet, people.

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	Missy Elliott: The Cookbook

Elliott cooks up some tasty hits on her latest release. Now if she could only be more careful with her use of language.

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	Bill Charlap: Plays George Gershwin: The American Soul

Gershwin project adds four distinguished hornmen to Charlap's now long-established trio.

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14 Jul 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Ron Blake: Sonic Tonic

Production by Me'Shell NdegéOcello doesn't compromise this excellent jazz recording by an eclectic, muscular tenor voice.

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14 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

What do you do with music that sounds like people should dance to it, feels like people should dance to it, but doesn't get anyone to dance?

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14 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

Entourage

Entourage makes fun of Hollywood, but protects and promotes its mystique at the same time.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 19 - "The Chitters"

// Channel Surfing

"Another stand-alone episode, but there's still plenty to discuss in the Supernatural world.

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