Discography: Joni Mitchell: For the Roses
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Discography: Joni Mitchell: For the Roses

For the Roses—provided one can get past its thorny exterior—is likely to stay with the…

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Holy Hell! Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star Turns 20
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Holy Hell! Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star Turns 20

These were two scholars of not just hip-hop but the brutal world around them.

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Interview: Robert Poss
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Interview: Robert Poss

Robert Poss remains at the cutting edge of guitar music with Frozen Flowers Curse the…

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Rediscover: RX Bandits: …And the Battle Begun
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Rediscover: RX Bandits: …And the Battle Begun

Perfectly encapsulates the band’s entire discography, blending seamlessly its punk and ska vigor with psychedelic…

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Pickathon 2018
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Pickathon 2018

Revisit: Van Halen: Van Halen
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Revisit: Van Halen: Van Halen

The frisson generated by Van Halen’s piledriver guitar riffs and Roth’s ebullient yelps is a…

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Concert Review: Toto
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Concert Review: Toto

There’s just something about seeing a band performing songs that have become cultural touchstones.

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Discography: Joni Mitchell: Blue
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Discography: Joni Mitchell: Blue

Holy Hell! Up Turns 20
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Holy Hell! Up Turns 20

Revisit: Menomena: Friend and Foe
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Revisit: Menomena: Friend and Foe

You’d be forgiven for seeing Menomena as a mildly gimmicky band. Their music is serious,…

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