MUSIC DISC & DOWNLOAD REVIEWS

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Rob O'Connor Posted: Jul 05, 2006 0 comments
Just Like the Fambly Cat Will/V2
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Modesto, California's Grandaddy grew up in pub
Rob O'Connor Posted: Jun 20, 2007 0 comments

Parke Puterbaugh Posted: Mar 03, 2008 0 comments
Distortion Nonesuch
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The gimmick on the previous Magnetic Fields album, i, was that every song star

Brett Milano Posted: Mar 02, 2011 0 comments
 
Yep Roc
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Posted: Oct 01, 2005 0 comments

We can live with the current album by GORILLAZ, Demon Days (Virgin). At least there are real artists behind this fake band - er, "virtual hip-hop group." Here, Damon Albarn, once again taking a Blurman's holiday, replaces Dan the Automator with Danger Mouse, he of The Grey Album.

Parke Puterbaugh Posted: Oct 05, 2006 0 comments
Till the Sun Turns Black RCA
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More than fulfilling the promise of his 2004 debut, <
Ken Richardson Posted: Sep 03, 2007 0 comments

Parke Puterbaugh Posted: Jul 21, 2008 0 comments
Def Jam
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For the second album in a row, this long-lived Philadelphia crew has branched into more strident, politically mi

Mike Mettler Posted: Jul 07, 2011 0 comments

Dave Grohl and I are crouched together on a hot blacktop driveway that encircles the SoCal locale where the photo session for this exclusive S+V cover story is taking place. To the onlookers who shuffle past us and sometimes hover at a respectful distance, it appears as if these two hunched, animated, close-talking bearded longhairs are plotting to take over the world — and perhaps that’s not an entirely wrong assumption.

Michael Berk Posted: Jul 28, 2011 0 comments

While Spotify and MOG have been getting the lion's share of the press, Rdio has been running a perfectly useful little subscription streaming music service for almost a year now. Overlooked by many (admittedly, even by S+V) in the glare surrounding the arrival of Spotify in the U.S., Rdio is now poised to be the first streaming service to release an iPad app.

Richard C. Walls Posted: Dec 14, 2005 0 comments
Jacksonville City Nights Lost Highway
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Both eclectic and prolific - this is his second of three
Rob O'Connor Posted: Jan 03, 2007 0 comments
The Information Interscope
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Beck recycles everything (his beats, his raps), and that includes his sonics,
Rob O'Connor Posted: Oct 03, 2007 0 comments

Parke Puterbaugh Posted: Feb 26, 2009 0 comments
Domino/Epic
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Don't get me wrong: I have nothing against dance music, party tunes, or any other escapist entertainment.

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