Black Grape: Pop Voodoo

Black Grape: Pop Voodoo

By John Garratt

They're straight, they're stupid, and they're back. 26 Jul 2017 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews
Pan•American: For Waiting, for Chasing

Every single track on For Waiting, for Chasing oozes with the love that Mark Nelson harbors for his young son.

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28 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Robin Guthrie: Continental

No new continents explored by ex-Cocteau Twin Guthrie. A haunting and haunted release.

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Eri Yamamoto: Cobalt Blue

Clearly a very talented pianist, but with a tendency to get into what's not in the current sense a groove. Samey.

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25 Aug 2006 // 4:00 PM

Journey

Don't Stop Believin'; don't... stop... believin'.

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25 Aug 2006 // 4:00 PM

Def Leppard

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25 Aug 2006 // 8:00 AM

Raydar Ellis: Late Pass

What would you do if your label gave you a wake up call to deliver your album before you were finished? Raydar Ellis shows you how to deliver the goods.

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Sean Smith, Adam Snider and Matt Baldwin: Berkeley Guitar 2006

The Imaginational Anthem series that started by unearthing folk blues legends now focuses on upcoming West Coast stars in the Takoma finger-picking tradition.

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Hezikiah Jones: Hezekiah Says Youre A-OK

A disturbingly nice record that is just so simple you suspect that there may be more to it than meets the eye.

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25 Aug 2006 // 2:00 AM

Idlewild (2006)

Percy's a mortician, aware of the ways that bodies can be disfigured and rearranged, how life and death are performances for audiences.

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The Eastern Stars: July 5, 1961

The Eastern Stars pick up where people like Beck and Low left off at some point in their careers. Led by Kaia Wong and Rob

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'Knee Deep' Has a Great Setting That Ruins the Game

// Moving Pixels

"Knee Deep's elaborate stage isn't meant to convey a sense of spatial reality, it's really just a mechanism for cool scene transitions. And boy are they cool.

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