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  • Rotations

    published December 19, 1996

    Snoop Doggy Dogg Tha Doggfather (Death Row/Interscope) Various Artists Dr. Dre Presents ... The Aftermath ... More >>

  • Rotations

    published December 5, 1996

    Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise (RCA Records) The late rock critic Lester... More >>

  • Rotations

    published November 21, 1996

    El Vez G.I. Ay, Ay! Blues (Big Pop) The world's most popular Hispanic Elvis impersonator uses his latest album G.I. Ay, Ay!... More >>

  • Rotations

    published November 14, 1996

    Eddie Palmieri Vortex (TropiJazz) Spike Lee's new film Get on the Bus is the story of a bus full of men on their way to the... More >>

  • Rotations

    published November 7, 1996

    Boxing Gandhis Howard (Atlantic) Rock critics of the early Seventies did our best to banish all thought of eclecticism, since... More >>

  • Rotations

    published October 24, 1996

    Nirvana From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah (DGC) I'd finally reached a point where I could listen to Nirvana and think only... More >>

  • Rotations

    published October 3, 1996

    White Zombie Supersexy Swingin' Sounds (Geffen) Rob Zombie had this great idea for a party: Invite a bunch of dance-music and... More >>

  • Rotations

    published September 26, 1996

    Various Artists Sweet Relief II -- Gravity of the Situation: Songs of Vic Chesnutt (Columbia) The second of what is sure to be... More >>

  • Last of the Hard-core Troubadours

    published September 19, 1996

    If you're a long-suffering songwriter pondering how to get yourself one of them fancy-schmancy MTV concert specials, you might consider the Steve... More >>

  • Rotations

    published September 12, 1996

    Patti Smith Gone Again (Arista) The most important artists don't try to reach for universal truths. Instead, they bare their... More >>

  • Rotations

    published September 5, 1996

    Richard Thompson You? Me? Us? (Capitol) Linda Thompson Dreams Fly Away (Hannibal) This is certainly the... More >>

  • Rotations

    published August 29, 1996

    The Yips Bonfire in a Dixie Cup (Siltbreeze) On the Yips' 1995 single "1000% Fox," pinched-voice vocalist/bulldozer guitarist... More >>

  • Born to Run

    published August 15, 1996

    On almost all accounts, Davey Molnar was the quintessential nightmare roommate. I met him freshman year in college, back in 1984, this pale bony... More >>

  • Rotations

    published August 8, 1996

    Various Artists America Is Dying Slowly (Red Hot/Eastwest) After releasing seven successful AIDS benefit compilations that... More >>

  • Rotations

    published August 1, 1996

    R.L. Burnside A Ass Pocket of Whiskey (Matador) Recorded in one afternoon in the Holly Springs, Mississippi, hometown of... More >>

  • Rotations

    published July 25, 1996

    Keb' Mo' Just Like You (OKeh/Epic) Alvin Youngblood Hart Big Mama's Door (OKeh/550 Music) California-born... More >>

  • Rotations

    published July 18, 1996

    Metallica Load (Elektra) Soundgarden Down On the Upside (A&M) For headbanger careerists like Metallica... More >>

  • Rotations

    published July 11, 1996

    Los Lobos Colossal Head (Warner Bros.) All artists show their influences in their work. What separates the sublime from the... More >>

  • Styx and Groans

    published July 4, 1996

    This is going to be difficult for me -- for all of us, I expect -- because this isn't going to be some misty recollection, but rather the dredging... More >>

  • Rotations

    published June 26, 1996

    The Specials Today's Specials (Virgin/Kuff) You can't say the time isn't right for the triumphant return of the Specials, the... More >>

  • Rotations

    published June 13, 1996

    Guided by Voices Under the Bushes Under the Stars (Matador) Three albums after the rock press discovered them in 1993 (and... More >>

  • Buddy System

    published June 6, 1996

    The instrument seems such a natural fit in his large, graceful hands that it's hard to imagine a time when Buddy Guy wasn't playing the guitar.... More >>

  • Rotations

    published May 30, 1996

    Jesus Alemany ­Cubanismo! (Hannibal/Rykodisc) Various Artists The Montuno Sessions -- Live from Studio "A" (Mr... More >>

  • Rotations

    published May 23, 1996

    Brother J.T. and Vibrolux Music for the Other Head (Siltbreeze) John "J.T." Terlesky has more extracurricular music projects... More >>

  • Rotations

    published May 16, 1996

    The Grifters Ain't My Lookout (Sub Pop) For the past six years, the Grifters have made some beautifully fractured and... More >>

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