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  • 18 years ago | Music News

    Kacy Crowley Anchorless (Atlantic) This talented singer-songwriter was born in Connecticut and grew up listening to the heartland rock and roll of John Cougar Mellencamp. She did a brief stint as a Grateful Dead groupie then devoted herself to pla...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    The Pursuit of Happiness The Wonderful World of... (Iron Music Group) Over the course of five albums, from 1988's bracingly smart Love Junk to the current, equally likable The Wonderful World of..., the Toronto-based Pursuit of Happiness has crank...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    Jen Trynin Gun Shy Trigger Happy (Warner Bros.) Jen Trynin may ponder love's great existential questions to death, but Gun Shy Trigger Happy is a brilliant bit of navel gazing. This is a confident and cagey second outing, with more of the coy ball...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    Craig Yarnold sounds thrashed. His voice is croaky, nose congested, and he's sending some gnarly, hacking cough concussions over international phone lines. Sick? Not really. More like a hefty hangover. And who can blame him? It's not often a band ...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    Buena Vista Social Club Buena Vista Social Club (World Circuit/Nonesuch) Since the early Seventies, Ry Cooder has been rediscovering forgotten songs and breathing new life into vanishing musical traditions. By embracing numerous genres -- includin...