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Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look.



Revisit: The Bangles: Everything

Revisit: The Bangles: Everything

Stacey Pavlick February 17, 2014 0

The Bangles have enjoyed somewhat of a revival in the ‘10s—a reconstituted lineup toured in late 2011 to promote a new LP, and high profile indie acts such as Dum Dum Girls and the

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Revisit: John Coltrane: Crescent

Revisit: John Coltrane: Crescent

Jacob Adams February 10, 2014 0

Saxophone titan John Coltrane’s discography—both as leader and sideman–is so colossal that it’s a wonder there is any agreement among critics, musicians and fans as to his greatest works. Indeed, there are some Trane

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Rediscover: The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir: …and the horse you rode in on

Rediscover: The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir: …and the horse you rode in on

Eric Dennis February 3, 2014 0

Is there a nastier opening line than “I hope that you catch syphilis and die alone?” Those are Elia Einhorn’s first words on the Scotland Yard Gospel Choir’s underappreciated and utterly contemptuous 2009 album,

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Revisit: Battles: Mirrored

Revisit: Battles: Mirrored

Josh Goller January 20, 2014 0

Should an army of those creepy garden gnomes rise up from under their decorative toadstools and unleash an attack against their green thumb oppressors, they could easily cull their revolution’s anthem from the debut

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Revisit: The Chemical Brothers: Exit Planet Dust

Revisit: The Chemical Brothers: Exit Planet Dust

Darryl G. Wright December 3, 2013 1

The typical club dance floor in the early ‘90s was largely dominated by a simple and relentless bass thump, a few piano chords and some soulful vocals riffing on one trite sentiment or another.

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Revisit: Queens of the Stone Age: Songs for the Deaf

Revisit: Queens of the Stone Age: Songs for the Deaf

Cole Waterman November 18, 2013 0

Queens of the Stone Age are bigger now than ever, riding the wave of …Like Clockwork to the top of the mountain. A contender for rock album of the year, it overflows with the

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Revisit: Lou Reed – Ecstasy

Revisit: Lou Reed – Ecstasy

Derek Staples November 11, 2013 5

In the wake of Lou Reed’s passing, many music fans have taken the time to revisit the influential rocker’s lengthy discography. A pivotal member of the experimental rock community since the mid-‘60s, Reed hasn’t

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Revisit: Snowman: The Horse, The Rat and The Swan

Revisit: Snowman: The Horse, The Rat and The Swan

Will Ryan November 4, 2013 0

The Horse, The Rat and The Swan hasn’t let me go. I read a piece nearer to the album’s 2008 release that likened Australian outfit Snowman’s second LP to a psychedelic insane asylum and

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Revisit: God Street Wine: $1.99 Romances

Revisit: God Street Wine: $1.99 Romances

Mike Randall October 28, 2013 2

In the early 1990s, a now defunct club called Wetlands Preserve in lower Manhattan served as the launching pad for a jam movement that ever so briefly landed on the national radar. First came

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Revisit: Brad: Shame/ Interiors

Revisit: Brad: Shame/ Interiors

Michael Merline October 22, 2013 1

Back before Pearl Jam hit it big, the guys that would eventually meet up with Eddie Vedder were part of the short lived rock acts Mother Love Bone and Temple of the Dog. Guitarist

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