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  • Rift

    • 8 out of 10
    • Phish
    • This quasi-concept album (the only of its kind) from these Vermonters finally showcased their ability to convey a message with a studio album, whereas previously they only succeeded in doing so live.
  • Hello

    • 8 out of 10
    • Poe
    • Poe rocked my world with "Angry Johnny" (I want to kill you/I want to blow you/Away) and "Trigger Happy Jack" (Trigger Happy Jack/ You're gonna blow/But I'm gonna get off/Before you go), as powe

  • Supermodified

    • 10 out of 10
    • Amon Tobin
    • The genius is in the beats. Amon Tobin creates fantastic, groovy beats behind beats. "Supermodified" rolls through your expectations of breakbeat music, and turns them up a bit. It's a mellow album, p
  • Supernature

    • 10 out of 10
    • Goldfrapp
    • On their latest CD, Supernature, Goldfrapp has put together a successful mix of 1980-era New Romanticism, German cabaret, and T. Rex glam that leaves you riveted even through the album's lulls. It's a great amalgam that sounds current without sounding at all dated.

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    • 8 out of 10
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    • Part white rap, part alternative, part pop, and part rock, the Bumblebeez grabbed a hold of me with "Pony Ride," and didn't let go.

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iTunes Music Review - Every Day: The Best of the Verve Years

  • Every Day: The Best of the Verve Years

    • 8 out of 5
    • Joe Williams
    • Reviewed by Ricky Spero
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    • Joe Williams was Figure Two in my three-man education in singing. A brilliant vocalist, scatter, and interpreter of jazz and blues, Williams produces music that's totally unique, yet sounds so effortless that it's easy to mistake for schmaltz. While I dig his early recordings (largely made with the Basie Band), his later cuts have a looseness and flexibility that grabs my ear. In the later years, Williams took to touring with a world-class quartet (piano, guitar, drum and bass) that matches any group I've heard in tightness and groove. Look into "Every Night," "Sometimes I'm Happy," "Jimmy's Blues," or "I Want a Little Girl" for Williams at his best. Listen to how he casually drags phrases ahead of their usual place, rewrites melodies, or adjusts rhythms. It's like Sinatra, only slicker, hipper, harder, better.

     

     

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