'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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Now, there are no average Joes. Only Joes who haven't had facelifts yet.

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What may be surprising is how easily it leaves the electric guitar in its case, in favor of piano, marimbas, and a production aesthetic that recalls the dull haze of the Rolling Stones' Exile on Main Street.

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19 Jun 2005 // 11:00 PM

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Anticon draws its rock influences to the surface of its hip-hop stream, as Doseone and bandmates create the first post-rock rap record, a landmark debut that went unnoticed last year.

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19 Jun 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Printer: Rhizomatic Baby

Danish synthsters have the whole 'it's so sad it makes you happy' thing down pretty well on this debut full-length.

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As technically proficient as ever, Brubeck's latest is too cool and too clean to be anything more than pleasant.

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	Baby Teeth: The Baby Teeth Album

Teetering between campy fun and just plain bad, Baby Teeth offer a confusing and ultimately frustrating platter of head-scratching rump-shakers.

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19 Jun 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Alkaline Trio: Crimson

Crimson may just be the album which skyrockets Alkaline Trio onto the airwaves of MTV and the cover of Spin.

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