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    Static

    Summer cleaning... Lately, keeping tabs on the local radio industry has become a depressing exercise. First, it was the Planet's unhappy disembowelment at the hands of Spanish broadcaster Heftel, which in May swapped the station's Modern Adult Contem...

    by Hobart Rowland on July 9, 1998
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    Clubland

    Hard to believe, but Fitzgerald's will be undergoing major renovations toward summer's end. And no, it won't involve tearing down the sagging eyesore on the corner of Studemont and White Oak and starting from scratch -- as some might have hoped. But ...

    by Hobart Rowland on July 9, 1998
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    This Year's Model

    The 1998 edition of Smashing Pumpkins is a much different beast than the one that made its name coupling grunge's raw power with art-rock's lofty perfectionism. Turmoil and change have swirled around the group over the past two years. Drummer Jimmy C...

    by Bob Ruggiero on July 9, 1998
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    Maggie's New Muse

    It's been a long seven weeks for SixMileBridge, touring the Midwest and the East Coast to promote their debut CD, Across the Water. They've survived everything from torrential flooding to altitude sickness. But over the phone from a Richmond, Virgi...

    by Seth Hurwitz on July 9, 1998
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    Riding the Rap - A new book chronicles the bloody rise and fall of Death Row Records

    If you've been staying up late recently with only the glow of HBO to comfort you, then you might have seen a straight-to-cable film called Butter, a limp action/thriller whose only saving grace is that New Kid-turned-thespian Donnie Wahlberg plays a ...

    by Craig D. Lindsey on July 9, 1998
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    Rotation

    Tripping Daisy Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb Island A Texas outfit with Tripping Daisy's wiseass pedigree could only hail from Dallas, a city that prides itself on standing apart from (and above) the rest of the state. It's also no big reve...

    by Melissa Blazek on July 9, 1998
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    Rotation

    Mo Thugs Family Mo Thugs Family Scriptures Chapter II: Family Reunion Mo Thugs/Relativity There's a groove of monotony that one never gets out of when listening to the mouthful of words that is Mo Thugs Family Scriptures Chapter II: Family ...

    by j. poet on July 2, 1998
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    Back to the Jungle

    I don't know about y'all, but after spending a year being perpetually drenched in Puff Daddy's flashy, hip-pop showboating, Master P's bowel-movement-as-lyrical-trademark techniques, and the roughneck ramblings from the 200 or so members of the Wu-Ta...

    by Bob Ruggiero on July 2, 1998
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    Wild Man Blues - Hasil Adkins drinks too much, screws too much and rocks too much

    Charleston, West Virginia's Yeager Airport sits atop a mountain, which is typical in a state that enforces few, if any, building codes. Request a window seat if you ever drop in; the views are spectacular. Green hills roll forever, with soft "fairway...

    by Mark Ebner on July 2, 1998
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    Real Deal

    These days, it's passe for a rap act to refer to its sound and philosophy as "keepin' it real." From the moment that abominable phrase was conceived, it had already played itself out, making the whole concept of truth in hip-hop seem somehow untruthf...

    by David Simutis on June 18, 1998
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    "Think" Not - A Texas housewife/songwriter claims country hunk Collin Raye stole her song

    There are 192 copyright registrations sitting in the Library of Congress for the song "I Think About You." There's a 1977 Patti LaBelle track titled "I Think About You," another from 1989 by Michael Bolton and one more from 1979 by Sinatra knockoff A...

    by Robert Wilonsky on June 18, 1998
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    Clubland

    The Fabulous Satellite Lounge loses both an adept club manager and a colorful figurehead when David Beebe tenders his resignation next month to pursue music full time. Currently, Beebe skippers the Hat Heads and the El Orbits, and continues to be a k...

    by Hobart Rowland on June 18, 1998
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    Static

    New blood... "What do you know about this guy? The whole thing sounds a little shady." So went the gist of a recent phone conversation with a local music insider regarding a mysterious newcomer named Anthony Jackson. Judging from those suspicion...

    by Hobart Rowland on June 18, 1998
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    Dirty But Honest

    Not a lot of bands have gone broke underestimating the listening public, but plenty stay broke by aiming too high. In between, there's a gray area where certain groups are able to maintain a mildly profitable fan base and reap critical acclaim. ...

    by David Simutis on June 18, 1998
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    Rotation

    Grant Lee Buffalo Jubilee Slash/Warner Bros. History's embellished theatrics inform Grant Lee Phillips's imaginary movie set. Whether singing about delinquent hippie trash and illicit sex on his band's moody 1993 debut, Fuzzy, or picking ap...

    by Craig D. Lindsey on June 18, 1998
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    Busy Body

    As a kid, she trained hard in tap-dancing and ballet. At 16, she graduated from high school more than a year early. She writes and produces most of her songs, and she's already been hit on by Warren Beatty. Nubile, petite and impossibly lean, Mya is ...

    by David Simutis on June 11, 1998
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    Graduation Day

    In local underground circles, Junior Varsity is as well known for its stage antics as for its music. The band incorporates cheerleader uniforms, kazoos, even a dancing mascot named Bippy the Beaver. Their sound leans toward the quirky, the all-too-br...

    by Stephen Gershon on June 11, 1998
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    Clubland

    On any other night, it's the Waxx Museum. Fridays, though, it becomes The Foundation, "a weekly showcase of hip-hop culture" -- or so goes the hype. And more often than not, it lives up to its billing, with DJs, dancers, spray paint and street poetry...

    by Hobart Rowland on June 11, 1998
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    Static

    Raves and wave-offs... Producer, baby sitter and budding indie-rock entrepreneur Jamie Sralla is cultivating quite the buzzing rec-room cottage industry in Wayward Sound. The tiny label's accomplishments thus far include a local compilation CD (Full ...

    by Hobart Rowland on June 11, 1998
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    Rotation

    Public Enemy He Got Game Def Jam Gangstarr Moment of Truth Noo Trybe If there is any value to the '80s revival, it's that Public Enemy and Gangstarr have returned to revitalize the sense of substance in rap. Frankly, these two ghe...

    by Rob Patterson on June 11, 1998
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