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    Music

    Chelsea Version Since the art world has increasingly embraced sound as a major component, dub's migration from Black Ark to gallery has been more and more fun to follow. So has tracking the sonic manipulations cross-pollinating the art-pop divide...

    on July 8, 2003
  • No Hope Radio - Prog Cognition and the Future of ?

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    No Hope Radio - Prog Cognition and the Future of ?

    Can we agree that the tortured expectations surrounding Hail to the Thief involve more than the artistic worth of a wacky little prog band from Oxford UK? At stake isn't just whether Radiohead have returned to the songful days of yesteryear without l...

    by Robert Christgau on July 1, 2003
  • Make the Charts - Mailbox Synthpop as Piano and Voice Recital

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    Make the Charts - Mailbox Synthpop as Piano and Voice Recital

    Listening to Give Up, the debut of two guys who call themselves The Postal Service, you might not guess that aesthetic anxiety surrounds the music they make. The Postal Service offer what people in the '80s termed synthpop, a name arising out of how ...

    by James Hunter on July 1, 2003
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    Maserati Does 185 - Lost My Apartment, Now I Can't Spell

    Ted Casterline plays bass in the local prog-folk ensemble Krakatoa (named for the "world's largest seismic event"), who are truly awful, and I'm not just saying that because for years I heard them rehearsing Khachaturian's "Saber Dance" from the othe...

    by Josh Goldfein on July 1, 2003
  • The Naked and the Cred - Filler Bummer Hummers in the Hot White Summer With a Midlife Diplomat

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    The Naked and the Cred - Filler Bummer Hummers in the Hot White Summer With a Midlife Diplomat

    Letters and Sodas By Joshua Clover There are many stories where someone tries to apply strict rational methodology to art; Komar & Melamid's composite paintings are a recent example, based on polls about favorite colors and shapes, etc. Such ...

    by Joshua Clover, Jane Dark, and Robert Christgau on July 1, 2003
  • Music

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    Music

    Passionate Kiss-Offs On a shimmering incantation to "Blue," Lucinda Williams finds a jukebox to "see what a quarter will do." A lover may be food and drink, but popular music allows intimacy to go public, and Williams exploits this fact with more...

    on July 1, 2003
  • Quirking Girls - (Ma) Trix of the Trade

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    Quirking Girls - (Ma) Trix of the Trade

    It's still Guyville, we're just living in it. Re: Liz Phair, I can see why indie boys are mourning that notion of feminist progress symbolized by Phair's brand of major-label quirk. But c'mon, girlswhere her bitches at? In trying out radio-rock (and...

    by Laura Sinagra on July 1, 2003
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    Our Band Is Your Life - That Misty Mountain Was Mount Everest, Dun

    There was an empty field before Led Zeppelin planted their flag. Somebody else could have done it. The advent of rugged English amplification in the early '60s opened the door, and oodles of British people were in love with American r&b. (See also No...

    by Sasha Frere-Jones on June 24, 2003
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    Death Rides A Pale Shade - Louder Than Beatles, Heavier Than Stones

    Not ornate, stately, or even faintly progressive by Procol Harum standards, Liquorice John Death's Ain't Nothin' to Get Excited About brings "Whiskey Train"the most volcanic rock cut that PH did outside "Simple Sister"into focus as an Elvis cop pla...

    by George Smith on June 24, 2003
  • A Better Mousetrap - Feet-Moving Danes Make Their Intentions Clear

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    A Better Mousetrap - Feet-Moving Danes Make Their Intentions Clear

    Junior Senior don't seem cut out for this rock-star thing. In a time brimming with exacting refurbishments of rock and roll vice, perfect sneers, and tight little pants, these guys are the odd kids you met at the Science Olympiad one year, the ones w...

    by Elisha Sessions on June 24, 2003
  • Give the Drummers Some - Roy Haynes and Max Roach Master Time

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    Give the Drummers Some - Roy Haynes and Max Roach Master Time

    At 78, Roy Haynes is only a year younger than Max Roach, but jazz history pigeonholes them as first- and second-generation bebop drummers. Each was a wunderkind who initially made his reputation with swing titansRoach with Benny Carter, Haynes with ...

    by Gary Giddins on June 24, 2003
  • Disappointed White Men - May-December Romances, Shopping Malls, and What's Missed the Most

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    Disappointed White Men - May-December Romances, Shopping Malls, and What's Missed the Most

    "Yesterday's man died in the man of today; today's man dies in the man of tomorrow." So said Plutarch, a little optimistically, it would seem. In "Bright Future in Sales," a chugging number from Fountains of Wayne's much anticipated new Welcome Inter...

    by Glenn Kenny on June 24, 2003
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    Snake Eyes - Dirt-Rolling Under the Covers

    It's silent, the lull before the Detroit Cobras' 19-minute EP, Seven Easy Piecesat least until the quiet is broken by a zipper migrating south. And just after the zipper reveals something, Rachel Nagysurprised, coy, and confident in what's to come...

    by Jaime Lowe on June 24, 2003
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    Music

    Tex and the City A whole arena full of women in made-for-walkin' boots (some flanked by biz-frat dudes with "I hope this gets me laid" thought bubbles) cheered for coded warm-up tunes like "Band on the Run" and "Everybody Wants to Rule the Worl...

    on June 24, 2003
  • Hell Hath No Grits - Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death

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    Hell Hath No Grits - Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death

    Come hear me real well, boogie chillun, for I'ze 'bout to spin this chronicle of a death foretold. The death of truth, justice, and the Redneck Way. And the death of this bag of weary blues bones given the bridge via America's cataclysmic ruin. Hell ...

    by Kandia Crazy Horse on June 17, 2003
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    Ghost Rider in the Sky - Indie Rocker Meets His Haunted Past

    Entrance is the one-man project of Guy Blakeslee, formerly of math/screamo/arty unit the Convocation Of; his new album, The Kingdom of Heaven Must Be Taken by Storm, was recorded over six nights in a Brooklyn studio, and sounds like it. In the most o...

    on June 17, 2003
  • Tell Them Apart - Chicago Is Not Tucson, Unless It Is

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    Tell Them Apart - Chicago Is Not Tucson, Unless It Is

    If you're the sensitive type, you might sometimes send a little psychic sympathy to cousinly Doggs Snoop and Nate, since clumsy grandmothers confuse the two. But learn to prioritize, dog! Califone and Calexico, open-eared indie-rock outfits most peop...

    by Mikael Wood on June 17, 2003
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    Diffusion Rools

    Below find several of the culture-specific exotics I catch up on when the rock bands get thin. What's new is the culture-unspecific exotics. Can it be . . . world music? KING SUNNY ADE Synchro Series (IndigeDisc) Two vintage Nigeria-only...

    by Robert Christgau on June 17, 2003
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    Crisco Disco on Mount Kisco - Yellow Things Flipped Like Burgers, for a Price

    If that slouching, antisocial clerk with the dead-end job at the used bookstore spent the slow hours working on his own version of "Aqualung" by Jethro Tull, it might go something like this: "searching for a place in the mountain, where the sexless v...

    by Lalena Fissure on June 17, 2003
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    Soy Unchained - Tails From Pornographic Oceans

    "We are the future of rock but due to endless bad luck we're in ruins." That's the grim news from the Liquid Tapedeck's Peter Etc. (or Math Jokes a/k/a Soy BombI can't tell which). It's dismaying, because Fast Forward Flood and Tapedeck Rejects and ...

    by George Smith on June 17, 2003
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