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2004 Stories by j. poet

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  • Adam Green

    published December 9, 2004

    Adam Green was half of the Moldy Peaches, an anti-folk duo (Kimya Dawson was his female counterpart) known for its singsong melodies and... More >>

  • Charanga Cakewalk

    published December 9, 2004

    The cumbia is a frenetic Colombian beat that's part cha cha cha and part ska. A slower, more laid-back form (usually performed with acoustic... More >>

  • The Only Children

    published November 4, 2004

    The Anniversary, a well-known emo outfit from Lawrence, Kansas, has morphed into the dark, bluesy The Only Children. Lead singer Josh Berwanger... More >>

  • Black Keys

    published September 9, 2004

    Akron, Ohio drummer Patrick Carney and guitarist Dan Auerbach, who together make up the Black Keys, are reinvigorating blues/rock by... More >>

  • Angélique Kidjo

    published June 17, 2004

    On her last album, Black Ivory Soul, Angélique Kidjo sang a duet with Dave Matthews, who later invited her to open for him on his... More >>

  • Teargas & Plateglass

    published June 3, 2004

    You're walking alone down an alien cityscape surrounded by familiar, yet vaguely threatening sounds -- the far-off wail of an ambulance siren, the... More >>

  • Oumou Sangare

    published April 15, 2004

    Malian musician Oumou Sangare's amazing voice and songs that directly address the plight of women in a highly conservative society have made her a... More >>

  • Raul Malo, Pat Flynn, Rob Ickes, and Dave Pomeroy

    published April 1, 2004

    Raul Malo, lead vocalist and leader of the Mavericks, has one of the best voices in pop. In several recent interviews Malo said he spent the early... More >>

  • Old Crow Medicine Show

    published February 12, 2004

    Back in the day George Jones had a hit single, "Ragged But Right," about a ne'er-do-well who managed to win the hearts of everyone he met. He... More >>

  • Bio Ritmo

    published February 12, 2004

    Bio Ritmo is Richmond, Virginia's hottest salsa band, which may be damning it with faint praise since it's the city's only salsa band. They... More >>

  • Tom Waits and Crystal Gayle

    published February 5, 2004

    One from the Heart stands as one of Hollywood's most famous disasters. Written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola as an "antidote" to his... More >>

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