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  • 17 years ago | Reviews

    Kahimi Karie Kahimi Karie Minty Fresh Fantastic Plastic Machine The Fantastic Plastic Machine Emperor Norton Zoobombs Welcome Back Zoobombs! Emperor Norton THOUGH WE CONTINUE to go through the motions, the sad truth is that the American public lon...

  • 17 years ago | Reviews

    Bio Ritmo Rumba Baby Rumba! Triloka/Mercury Squirrel Nut Zippers Perennial Favorites Mammoth HERE'S A LESSON in late-'90s music-business marketing: If your group looks like a swing band--based, say, on its number of members, its use of horns, or i...

  • 17 years ago | Reviews

    Various Artists Get Your Ass in the Water and Swim Like Me!: Narrative Poetry from Black Oral Tradition Rounder SOMETHING YOU NEVER thought you'd see: a CD from Rounder Records, the venerable folk and world-music label, slapped with a parental-adv...

  • 17 years ago | Reviews

    Beenie Man Many Moods of Moses VP Records DANCEHALL REGGAE'S relegation to the fringes of mainland pop is a shame. Of all current musics, the style can claim the strongest one-two punch, with its insistent party rhythms and melodic rhyming. But be...

  • 18 years ago | Reviews

    The Bevis Frond North Circular Flydaddy THOUGH THEIR SOUND is rooted in the late '60s, the Bevis Frond really started in the mid-'80s, when leadman Nick Saloman began releasing a steady stream of records--about a dozen (many of them double albums)...

  • 18 years ago | Pop Culture

    Bran Van 3000 Glee Capitol Sometimes Canadian pop music is virtually indistinguishable from the kind we make down here. The best of it--Neil Young, for instance--fits right into North America's finest rock traditions. Other times, as with, say, th...

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