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Monday, October 8 2001

Beachwood Sparks: Once We Were Trees

Beachwood Sparks is a California band; it is the Byrds and the Beach Boys, Love and Buffalo Springfield, the Minutemen and Rank and File. Country-rock or alt-country might be the easiest tags to hang round the band's neck, but it doesn't follow the rules of that genre or any other, it offers more than any pigeonhole could hold.

Aveo: Bridge to the Northern Lights


Sunday, October 7 2001

Stars of the Lid: The Tired Sounds of Stars of the Lid

It tires you out, makes you feel like you just awakened from either a week-long nap or a coma, as you tend to lose track of time when attempting to sit through it all.

Saturday, October 6 2001

Tuesday, October 2 2001

Syd Barrett: The Best of Syd Barrett: Wouldn’t You Miss Me?

If buying a Syd Barrett CD is our electronic equivalent of paying to watch the crazies, what sort of vicarious experience do we hope to get for our $12.99? Whatever we see in Syd probably reveals more about our own delusions than about his.

Monday, October 1 2001

Various Artists: Bare Essentials Vol. 1


    Violet Indiana: Special


Steve Tyrell: Standard Time


Ray Romano: Live at Carnegie Hall


    Keith Jarrett / Gary Peacock / Jack DeJohnette: Inside Out


The Gipsy Kings: Somos Gitanos


Garbage: Beautifulgarbage


Four Tet: Pause


DJ Irene: Global Housediva 2:  Live in Ibiza


Call and Response: self-titled

Even if you're a die-hard Slipknot fan and you can't stand anything with keyboards or women, you'll have to admit that Call and Response make flawless pop.

Sunday, September 30 2001

Béla Fleck: Perpetual Motion

Perpetual Motion is Fleck’s latest project, a daring foray into Baroque, Classical and Romantic art music.

Thursday, September 27 2001

Tess Wiley: Rainy Day Assembly


Now It’s Overhead: self-titled


Wednesday, September 26 2001

Hilmar Orn Hilmarsson & Sigur Rós: Angels of the Universe


Wayne Escoffery: Times Change


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