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Kate Bush's Splendidly Transitional 'Never For Ever' at 40

Kate Bush's Never for Ever served as the stepping stone for the artist to reach her full potential as a bona fide musical genius.

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Ways of Seeing Kate Bush

Harari’s images are not so much windows unto an inner soul or even openings to the performer’s penchant for the conspicuously odd, but rather hopes for the undisclosed.

Pietro de Simone
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Ane Brun: When I'm Free

Ane Brun is capable of making strong records, maybe even great ones. But this isn't one of them.

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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '80s: Part 5: 20 - 1

Songs of anxiety, paranoia, freak-outs, chilling verses, feverish desire, harrowing lyrics -- they all make for damn good music.

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An Indie Christmas Music List

A list of some Christmas-themed music by indie artists for your lonesome holiday nights.

Scott Elingburg
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Audra Isadora - "Babooshka" Kate Bush Cover (MP3) (Premiere)

Audra Isadora's cover of the Kate Bush tune "Babooskha" is both a testament to Isadora's love for Bush and of the power a fantastic cover version can have.

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Wishes Do Come True: New Pixies LP and Kate Bush Live Dates

First Kate Bush announces her return to the concert stage, and then the Pixies get ready to drop their first album in over 20 years. It's been a surprising week in music news.

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Placebo: B3 EP

In the final track, “Time is Money”, somewhere between the lines “Time is happy ever after” and “Jesus / Jesus / Jesus / take the wheel” my eyes rolled back so far in my head that I could see the inside of my ears and noticed that they were no longer paying attention.

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Peter Gabriel: So (25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)

A year late, the anniversary edition of the album that shot Peter Gabriel to superstardom is the sort of reissue that selectively assembles bonus material that will enhance our appreciation of the original work rather than gathering up all the odds and sods for completism's sake.

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I Heard You Missed Us (Says Van Halen and Many, Many Others) -- We're Back!

The David Lee Roth-fronted Van Halen returns after a 28-year absence. Who else has made fans wait that long? Quite a few, it turns out.

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The Best Alternative Songwriters of 2011

Some of 2011's best songwriting came from artists whose work could be broadly defined as "alternative". Few of these artists fit the mold of the traditional singer-songwriter, creating music the blurs the lines defining genres.

Robert Alford
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Kate Bush: Director's Cut

Kate Bush remakes some of her earlier songs, and she's not messing around.

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Jesca Hoop: Hunting My Dress

At its best (and weirdest), Hunting My Dress is thoroughly exciting music that dares you not to listen.

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Katie Stelmanis is Poised to Break

After a split 7" with Fucked Up and a featured spot on Chemistry of Common Life as well as a performance lined up for SXSW 2009, it's about time people started to notice Katie Stelmanis.

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Synth Pop Matters: The Silly Kissers

The Silly Kissers are making dense and accessible synth-pop that will be stuck in your head forever.

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Kate Bush: Aerial

Twelve years is a long time, but Bush's latest shows that she's still one of the most unique artists out there.

Andrew Gilstrap

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