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The Liberated Chameleon: An Interview With Alison Moyet

Alison Moyet may be several artists at once, but she's still just herself.

Dan MacIntosh
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Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Salsa Gold

The Rough Guide to Salsa Gold offers a great way to dig into one of salsa music’s heydays.

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Sixpence None the Richer: The Dawn of Grace

Whenever Sixpence None the Richer vocalist Leigh Nash sings, she does so with the joy of a small child opening presents on Christmas morning.

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Hal Ketchum: Father Time

Ketchum is the male equivalent to Mary Chapin Carpenter: lumped in with the country music mainstream, even though he’s far brainier than your typical good old boy.

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“He Was Just Starting to Scratch the Surface”: Dennis Wilson, Remembered

Sitting down with producer Gregg Jakobson and Dean Torrence (of Jan & Dean), PopMatters reflects on the genius of Dennis Wilson, who worked on his own time, by his own rules, and in a life that had so much to offer.

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Edgar Winter: Rebel Road

Winter may be an AOR rock staple with his certified classic, “Frankenstein”, but he’s clearly not creating classic-worthy music these days.

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Jeff Healey: Mess of Blues

It’s sad that we lost an obvious talent like Healey, but this show document is a wonderful way to remember the man.

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Thrice: The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

Alchemy Index, Vol. 3 & 4: Air and Earth will likely make you think twice about the human condition, the way Kensrue obviously did while writing it.

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Various Artists: Putumayo Presents Euro Groove

Languages and cultures are mixed together like an indescribable stew.

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James McMurtry: Just Us Kids

Call McMurtry’s music what you will, just don’t call it kids’ stuff.

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Was (Not Was): Boo!

Let’s hope it’s not another 16 years before Was (Not Was) is again.

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Excellent Cadavers

No dramatization of the American Mafia can ever prepare you for this chilling documentary on the Italian Mafia.

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Lili Haydn: Place Between Places

Place Between Places proves that Lili Haydn is an excellent singer/songwriter – albeit, one with a bow.

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The Wood Brothers: Loaded

There’s not even a hint of compressed fiber on this disc because Loaded is built with beautiful, all-natural wood.

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The Goldbergs: Under the Radar

Under the Radar comes off over the top in love.

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The Smiths: Inside The Smiths [DVD]

Two out of four The Smiths ain’t bad. But it certainly ain’t best.

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Wire in the Blood: The Complete Fourth Season

Dr. Tony Hill – as much cop as psychiatrist -- reveals how profiling criminals can oftentimes be a messy business.

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Romance & Cigarettes

Turturro has filled the screen with plenty of song, dance, and sex talk, but this is not your typical love story.

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TAB the Band: Pulling Out Just Enough To Win

Play it in the car with all the windows down, and watch out for jealous stares.

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The Drawbacks: Slightly Less Vague

It’s melodic, from beginning to end, well sung and played, and an overall delight.

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Manchester Orchestra: What's Left Behind

I’m not interested in what’s left behind; I want to know what’s ahead for this emerging act.

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