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  • 16 years ago

    Wimme Saari is more than unplugged on Instinct. He's completely unhitched from any kind of instrumental accompaniment. Wimme, as he is most often known, made his name on four previous albums for the Nordic roots label Northside, marrying the joik ...

  • 16 years ago

    The word "remix" almost invariably implies radical surgery that drastically alters the cosmetics of a performance. But every once in a while the procedure turns out to be surprisingly noninvasive. Take Tangle Eye's re-envisioning of eleven classic...

  • 16 years ago

    Jerome De Missolz's documentary Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan: The Last Prophet, the latest installment in Shanachie's World Music Portraits DVD series, starts off rather shakily with a meander down New York City's streets as a cab driver explains how muc...

  • 16 years ago

    The sheer strangeness of Manding "swing" music can be daunting. Sure, there are enough familiar elements, from amplified instrumentation to radio-friendly lengths that tell you in an instant that you're listening to pop. But the heightened sense o...

  • 16 years ago

    You've seen that familiar New Year's greeting card. A baby in diapers crawls into the spotlight as a symbol of the year to come, while a white-bearded great-grandfather with a cane hobbles away. But in 2003, the card should have been different. Th...

  • 16 years ago

    The next time some bore at the coffee shop starts expounding on the contributions of Andy Warhol and Keith Haring to postmodernism, you can probably derail the rant by bringing up King Tubby. Osbourne Ruddock was a revolutionary artist whose audie...

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