Wire: Silver/Lead

Wire: Silver/Lead

By John Bergstrom

On their 16th album, Wire sound more like themselves than ever, yet refuse to become complacent. 29 Mar 2017 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

15 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Weird Al Show - The Complete Series

The Weird Al Show is a schizophrenic beast -- too goofy and beset with moral lessons for the hip and ironic crowd, but also far too winking and full of deadpan humor for the children for whom it was designed.

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15 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

Blowfly: Punk Rock Party

To say merely that Blowfly sings dirty songs is an understatement akin to saying that Cypress Hill merely smokes a little bit of weed, or that DMX has a few traffic violations.

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15 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

John Coltrane: Soultrane

A pivotal, pristine moment in the history of jazz, of music, of the world.

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15 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

Salif Keita: M’Bemba

On its own terms, M'Bemba has some good moments, but if it didn't have The Voice sending out its goosepimple power then I'd be more dismissive of it.

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15 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

Deryl Dodd: Full Circle

Deryl Dodd's follow-up to Stronger Proof has just the right mix of roadhouse honky-tonkin' and country blues to get you tappin' your foot while cryin' in your beer.

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15 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

Andy Stott’s debut, Merciless, opens quietly, building a minimal-aquatic aesthetic—warm synths, hi-hat and simple snare, strings in the background. This is minimal dub,

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14 Sep 2006 // 4:00 PM

Roger Waters

Ladies & gentlemen! Presenting one of the two greatest Pink Floyd cover bands in the free world.

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14 Sep 2006 // 4:00 PM

The Gossip + Erase Errata

On the dawning of disappointment...

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14 Sep 2006 // 8:00 AM

Rasmus Møbius: Medicine Walk

Rasmus Møbius sets out on his own to create a pure album, unfettered by guest appearances, of his own brand of cut-up dub-hop.

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14 Sep 2006 // 8:00 AM

Meg & Dia: Something Real

More sisterly tween-pop from literary-minded Salt Lake City gals.

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//Mixed media
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'The Chamber' Keeps the Drama and Suspense Going

// Short Ends and Leader

"The Chamber is the filmic equivalent of a fairground ride, the stimulation of emotion over ideas.

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