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  • 13 years ago | Music News

    At first glance, it appears Pink is trying to increase her chances of becoming a superstar by transforming herself into a cartoon. The artwork of her impressive new CD, Missundaztood, features the singer in a variety of action poses, including a s...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    And what a trite saga it is. Following his well-publicized criminal trial and subsequent acquittal, Sean "Puffy" Combs has slithered back into the spotlight boasting a brand-new name. Now answering to P. Diddy -- which sounds more like a pesky uri...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    In what surely ranks as the year's most laughable use of subliminal art, Nikka Costa's flawed debut album is festooned with photos of a neon star. She's a star all right: an ambitious singer-songwriter with impressive retrofunk chops, swarthy good...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    Often the best pop music requires a compromise from the listener. Bob Dylan's coyote howl may grate like sandpaper, but tremendous rewards await any who approaches his early recordings with an open mind. And so it is with singer-songwriter Rufus W...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    When R.E.M. morphed from altrock cult heroes to rock 'n' roll royalty in the late '80s, fans and critics prevailed upon the band to be more forthcoming. Though the band was happy to indulge in leftist sloganeering, that wasn't good enough: Many fa...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    Long before marketing geniuses coined the term electronica, Depeche Mode accomplished what few techno acts have managed: They made computerized pop accessible to the proletariat. Unfortunately the band's ultramodern image came at a price. Many cri...