Rediscover: Kelley Polar: I Need You to Hold on While the Sky Is Falling
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Rediscover: Kelley Polar: I Need You to Hold on While the Sky Is Falling

Even though electronic musician Kelley Polar’s two records share many of the same stylistic tricks,…

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Revisit: U2: All That You Can’t Leave Behind
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Revisit: U2: All That You Can’t Leave Behind

Earlier this month, in one fell swoop, U2 made themselves the most hated band in…

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Revisit: Snoop Doggy Dogg: Doggystyle
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Revisit: Snoop Doggy Dogg: Doggystyle

Snoop Doggy Dogg’s Doggystyle begins with a backrub in a bathtub. At 23 years old,…

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Revisit: The Fugees: The Score
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Revisit: The Fugees: The Score

In the new millennium, gangsta rap has shriveled to a shell of its former self.…

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Rediscover: The Ornette Coleman Quartet: This Is Our Music
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Rediscover: The Ornette Coleman Quartet: This Is Our Music

Rediscover: Ned Doheny: Hard Candy
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Rediscover: Ned Doheny: Hard Candy

Ned Doheny recently told Wax Poetics, “To tell you the truth, my family had gotten…

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Revisit: Minus the Bear: They Make Beer Commercials Like This
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Revisit: Minus the Bear: They Make Beer Commercials Like This

EPs do not stand the test of time because, in general, they suck. They’re bones…

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Revisit: The Prodigy: Experience
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Revisit: The Prodigy: Experience

Aided by the efforts of large-scale production companies and even larger business entities, electronic dance…

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Revisit: The Mekons: Fear and Whiskey
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Revisit: The Mekons: Fear and Whiskey

Punk and country don’t make for such strange bedfellows anymore, for better or worse. We…

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Revisit: Wilco: A Ghost Is Born
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Revisit: Wilco: A Ghost Is Born

Critics often associate experimentation with expansion, a willingness to try just about anything. What strikes…

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