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Review Revue: Giant Sand – The Love Songs

Howe Gelb is a goddamn institution. Over the past three decades he has released 25 albums with the mercurial outfit Giant Sand (originally known as Giant Sandworm, most lately known as Giant Giant Sand), and almost as many albums under his own name (#20, Dust Bowl, is available right now). His career is an exampleRead more…

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Out This Week 6/12

Following an 18-year hiatus, soul singer Bobby Womack returns to top this week’s list of new releases with The Bravest Man In The Universe, which easily ranks among the legendary singer’s best albums to date. Following the approach he took with the late Gil Scott-Heron’s excellent final record, producer and XL Recordings head Richard Russell,Read more…

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Occupy Music

Recent news of Miley Cyrus dedicating her song “Liberty Walk” to “to the thousands of people who are standing up for what they believe in,” those who are taking part in the Occupy Wall Street and the Occupy Movement in general, has drawn mixed response from music fans, protestors and pretty much everyone else. ThatRead more…

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Out This Week 11/21

I don’t know what you’re thankful for this week, but I’m sure happy about all of the free music that bands, labels and promoters have provided over the past year to help us all discover some new favorites. Cerebral Ballzy, Lord Huron, The Barr Brothers, Grave Babies, Churches — these are a few bands thatRead more…

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Out This Week 11/23

In the last few years, Kanye West has been all over the news with one controversy after another — whether it’s his interruption of Taylor Swift’s award acceptance at the MTV VMA’s, his post-Katrina declaration that former President George W. Bush “doesn’t care about black people,” or most recently his Today Show incident with MattRead more…

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