Tim Murrah


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  • 14 years ago

    Secret Machines is the missing link between Brian Eno, Neu!, My Bloody Valentine, Pink Floyd, Neil Young and the Band. So the advance hype claims. To that I say, so what? There's a good reason why that link was missing. Granted, it does cop the Ne...

  • 17 years ago

    Truly amazing that this bratty bunch of New York scenesters was able to foresee the future and aptly title its debut. All the hype, all the rumors, the waiting… then a paltry 36 minutes later you ask, "Is this it?" To add to the disappointmen...

  • 17 years ago

    The title The Invisible Band is a jest, rest assured. Travis's last album, The Man Who, sold more than three million copies, which was enough to inspire Sony to do market research in order to squeeze more out of its latest darling. Research finish...

  • 18 years ago

    Cat Power The Covers Record Matador Cat Power (a.k.a. Chan Marshall) has made one of the best albums of the millennium. Perhaps a far-fetched thing to say so soon, particularly since the new millennium hasn't even officially started yet, but it's ...

  • 18 years ago

    Django Reinhardt The Complete Django Reinhardt and Quintet of the Hot Club of France Swing/HMV Sessions 1936-1948 Mosaic Records Swing with its own rules. An apt description of Django Reinhardt's largely unrefined sound, a mirrorlike reflection of...

  • 19 years ago

    Shelby Lynne I Am Shelby Lynne Mercury Records For those who haven't been poking around Nashville's machine over the last decade, you may think Shelby Lynne a new name. For those who are already familiar, well, you may be in for a surprise. But wh...


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