Billy Altman

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Billy Altman  |  Dec 03, 2006  |  0 comments
Continuum Aware/Columbia
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With last year's power-trio live CD, Try!, John Mayer
Billy Altman  |  Mar 03, 2008  |  0 comments
Made of Bricks Geffen/Fiction
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Another one of the clutch of young, gifted, and female solo artists who&

Billy Altman  |  May 26, 2011  |  0 comments

Listening to Lady Gaga’s relentless new CD, I can’t help but think of those old TV commercials in which a housewife would unscrew the cap to a bottle of Ajax liquid cleanser and unleash a “White Tornado” on her kitchen floor. Except in Gaga’s case, it’s a (bleached) white tornado being unleashed on every dancefloor of the planet.

Billy Altman  |  Oct 05, 2006  |  0 comments
Begin to Hope Sire
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Perhaps the best way to describe Regina Spektor is to say she plays world music ...
Billy Altman  |  Dec 03, 2007  |  0 comments
Cowboy Town Arista Nashville
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Brooks & Dunn hit the commercial wall when 1999's Tight Rope

Billy Altman  |  Feb 28, 2011  |  0 comments
 
Roc-A-Fella
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Billy Altman  |  Jul 05, 2006  |  0 comments
Taking the Long Way Open Wide/Columbia
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Given the backlash, boycotts, and even death threats they've had
Billy Altman  |  Sep 10, 2007  |  0 comments

Billy Altman  |  May 04, 2009  |  0 comments
Columbia
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Before delving into anything pro or con about Bob Dylan's latest album - a collection that, right out of the
Billy Altman  |  Mar 16, 2012  |  0 comments

"How important can this speech be if we're doing it at noon?" joked Bruce Springsteen as he began his keynote speech on Thursday at South By Southwest. "I mean, is any musician up at noon?" 

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