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Ken Richardson  |  Dec 14, 2005  |  0 comments
LEGACY

JOHNNY CASH The Legend: Limited Edition (Columbia/Legacy, 5 CDs and 1 DVD, $330) CHARLIE POOLE "You Ain't Talkin' to Me": Charlie Poole and the Roots of Country Music (Columbia/Legacy, 3 CDs, $40) With tracks from 1954 to 2002, the Cash set comes in a 12 x 16-i

Brett Milano  |  Nov 09, 2006  |  0 comments

Brett Milano  |  Sep 02, 2007  |  0 comments

Rob O'Connor  |  Jul 15, 2008  |  0 comments
Evil Urges ATO
Music •••½ Sound ••••

My Morning Jacket is in the basement, mixing up the medicine.

Robert Ripps  |  Jun 22, 2011  |  0 comments

Back in September 2002, I interviewed Michael Tilson Thomas about the launch of a bold new project with the San Francisco Symphony: a complete cycle of the Mahler symphonies to be released on hybrid multichannel SACD via the orchestra’s fledgling in-house label, SFS Media. At the time, Thomas already had clearly formed ideas about the sound he wanted:

Billy Altman  |  Feb 03, 2006  |  0 comments
Kenny Chesney The Road and the RadioBNA
Music ••• Sound •••
Rob O'Connor  |  Jan 24, 2007  |  0 comments
The Sweet Escape Interscope
Music •• Sound ••
With five producers spread among 12 tracks, Gwen Stefani looked to diversify on <
Parke Puterbaugh  |  Oct 03, 2007  |  0 comments

Ken Richardson  |  Feb 09, 2009  |  0 comments
Rhino
Music •••• DVD-Video Surround Mix •••• Extras ••••
In the afterglow of the heyday of multichannel music, it's getting harder
Robert Ripps  |  Aug 31, 2011  |  0 comments

In his monumental six-part work The Oxford History of Western Music, Richard Taruskin begins the volume devoted to the 19th century with Beethoven’s only opera, Fidelio, which debuted in Vienna in 1805 before its final revised version was staged there in 1814. Here we have an opus of searing intensity that signaled the arrival of Romanticism in music.

Ken Richardson  |  Nov 04, 2007  |  0 comments

Coming in November, The Brit Box isn't just any old English package. It's four CDs of U.K. Indie, Shoegaze, and Brit-Pop Gems of the Last Millennium - specifically, from 1984 to 1999. Not only that, the traditional phone booth depicted on the cover is, according to Rhino's press release, "illuminated with a battery-powered flickering light bulb!"

Jeff Perlah  |  Apr 22, 2009  |  0 comments
Reprise
Music ••••½ Sound ••••
Review
Epic
Brett Milano  |  Sep 14, 2005  |  0 comments
Out of Exile Interscope/Epic
Music •••½ Sound ••••½
It's difficult to say whether the band or the pro

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