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  • 17 years ago | Music News

    Nick Heyward The Apple Bed (Big Deal) Early '80s pop phenoms Haircut 100 were a frothy antitoxin to the British music scene that spawned the punk movement and angry young men such as Joe Jackson and Elvis Costello. Haircut fans didn't crave emotio...

  • 17 years ago | Music News

    Elliott Smith XO (Dreamworks) When singer-songwriter Elliott Smith performed his Oscar-nominated tune, "Miss Misery," on the glitzy award-show telecast last spring, it was a scene worthy of A Star Is Born. Alone at center stage, and looking out of...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    Kristin Hersh Strange Angels (Rykodisc) Throwing Muses didn't officially break up until last April, but as early as 1994 the band's uncompromising lead singer and songwriter, Kristin Hersh, was already going her own way. That year she cultivated a...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    The High Llamas Cold and Bouncy (V2) Most bands work within established genres, such as rock, folk, or blues. Some mine more specific veins, like fusion or psychedelia. A few bands fall into minicategories; acid-jazz or chamber-pop come to mind. T...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    Various Artists Caribbean Island Music (Nonesuch) Various Artists The Real Bahamas (Nonesuch) The remarkable source recordings on Caribbean Island Music, as raw as unrefined sugar cane and just as sweet, are spontaneous performances recorded throu...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    Taja Sevelle Toys of Vanity (550 Music) It's been nearly a decade since The Guy They Used To Call Prince gave Taja Sevelle a record deal. Rather than attending college, the young Minneapolis native moved to Los Angeles, released a self-titled debu...

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