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  • 18 years ago

    A connoisseur of classic rock might argue that, in his prime, Steve Miller was about as innovative an artist as, oh, the Guess Who or Peter Frampton. A quick rundown of his contributions to the classic rock catalog -- "The Joker," "Jet Airliner," ...

  • 18 years ago

    At times, we must admit, putting together the ballot for the Press Music Awards engenders a touch of deja vu. Familiar names (can you say Carolyn Wonderland? Jesse Dayton? Joe "Guitar" Hughes?) keep popping up. Not that that's necessarily bad; thi...

  • 18 years ago

    You don't have to be an authority on zydeco music to appreciate where Li'l Brian Terry is coming from. Neophytes to the genre should have little problem adjusting to Terry's well-slung hash of accordion-based strains, old-school funk rhythms, disc...

  • 19 years ago

    Dinosaur Jr. Hand It Over Reprise It's been almost two years now since Dinosaur Jr. finally hit the pop charts with "Feel the Pain," and at least two years before that since Dino has managed to sound like anything other than a steadily diluting ec...

  • 19 years ago

    Back when responsible adults refrained from using words such as "smart-ass" in the presence of children, a relative of mine affectionately described certain people as "wisenheimers." And while that expression's meaning may have been mangled in tra...

  • 19 years ago

    Mazzy Star Among My Swan Capitol All the music on Among My Swan sounds the same to me -- post-alternative lullabies for people probably better off asleep. Granted, Mazzy Star's much-lauded Hope Sandoval has a pretty voice, but I've got a breeze ou...

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