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  • 9 years ago

    It was only a matter of time before John Ralston broke big. The twentysomething just might be South Florida's best songwriter -- many scenesters, including longtime pal and emo hero Chris Carrabba, say so. A few years back, his work with Legends o...

  • 10 years ago

    If recent breakouts by Mylo and Vitalic have proved there's life left in house music and upbeat electronica (and they have), Idol Tryouts proves there's also life beyond them. This double-disc set, compiled by the soothsayers at edgy Ann Arbor lab...

  • 10 years ago

    So barefoot-boogie hippies rub you the wrong way. Or maybe you're more open-minded than the typical cranky-pants, scene-sucking elitist. Either way, hopefully you're savvy enough to realize that shortcut labels like "jam band" and " indie rock" be...

  • 10 years ago

    Juan Garcia Esquivel, known to his highballing fans as simply Esquivel (ESS-kee-bell), was born in the village of Tampico, Mexico, in 1918. After gaining chops and notoriety on a daily Mexico City radio show, he moved to New York to study piano at...

  • 10 years ago

    Known primarily for his role as bassist in Béla Fleck's Grammy-winning New Grass Revival band the Flecktones, Victor Wooten is a phenomenal composer and bandleader in his own right. Widely respected by fellow musicians and acclaimed by the ...

  • 10 years ago

    Recalling the sly intimacy of Lou Reed and Maureen Tucker during their quieter moments, the duo of Jared Flamm and Kala Savage provides the serene poetry that makes this Biirdie fly. Though the dreamy, dusty songs on Morning Kills the Dark are col...

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