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  • Recordings

    published August 21, 1996

    Various Artists Sanctuary: 20 Years of Windham Hill (Windham Hill) Here it is -- the easiest target of the year: a... More >>

  • Recordings

    published August 14, 1996

    Giant Sand Volume One: Official Bootleg Series (Epiphany) "Come watch us fail," chirps the fine cover print -- a rather... More >>

  • Recordings

    published July 31, 1996

    Orbital In Sides (Internal/ffrr) Critics of rock music and rock writing have observed that newer forms like ambient and... More >>

  • Avant Starred

    published July 24, 1996

    What do Hank Williams and Idiot Flesh have in common? Well, not much. But you can hear both of them, sometimes simultaneously, at the Stork... More >>

  • Recordings

    published July 17, 1996

    Neil Young with Crazy Horse Broken Arrow (Reprise) A Pink Pages writer recently extolled the latest release by Neil Young and... More >>

  • The Essence of Jazz

    published June 19, 1996

    "The DNA of jazz," declares Henry Threadgill, "is a conglomerate of everything." The internationally recognized... More >>

  • Recordings

    published June 19, 1996

    The Jackson 5 Pre-History: The Lost Steeltown Recordings (Inverted/Brunswick) Alex Chilton 1970 (Ardent) "I... More >>

  • Harmonic Convergences

    published June 12, 1996

    "If I hear a jazz group," confesses Peter Apfelbaum, "I get the impulse to run up to the stage and say, 'Listen, you don't have to do that... More >>

  • Dance of Darkness

    published June 5, 1996

    Chalk-white bodies contorted in howling gestures; eyes rolled back into skulls; abstracted limbs divine, grotesque, and alluring; stark eroticism;... More >>

  • Recordings

    published May 22, 1996

    Soundgarden Down on the Upside (A&M) Long before there was grunge, there was Led Zeppelin, who, from their sock-stuffed loins,... More >>

  • Plane Talk

    published May 15, 1996

    Although he has never stepped foot on Indian soil, Pharoah Sanders says that he's always felt the country in his blood. "I have these dreams of me... More >>

  • Recordings

    published April 17, 1996

    Guided by Voices Under the Bushes Under the Stars (Matador) Last year's Next Big Thing, Guided by Voices made it kinda... More >>

  • Recordings

    published April 3, 1996

    The Afghan Whigs Black Love (Elektra) As far as contrived personas go, Greg Dulli's reputation as an erstwhile soul man isn't... More >>

  • Fly in the Ointment

    published February 28, 1996

    The popular image of a tubist is of a red-faced fat boy, clad in an ill-fitting band uniform and relegated to the rear of the parade with his... More >>

  • Recordings

    published February 14, 1996

    Silkworm Firewater (Matador) Silkworm is supposed to be the Next Pavement, according to Steve Malkmus, since Guided by Voices... More >>

  • Recordings

    published February 7, 1996

    The BaBenzele Pygmies with Louis Sarnos bayaka (ellipsis arts) The successful integration of technology and nature in music is... More >>

  • Recordings

    published January 31, 1996

    Various Artists Screwed: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Amphetamine Reptile) "I hate porn," Halo of Kitten's Julia... More >>

  • Recordings

    published January 24, 1996

    NOFX Heavy Petting Zoo (Epitaph) "There's something grand about being nothing," sings NOFX bassist Fat Mike on "Philthy Phil... More >>

  • The Book of Lists

    published January 3, 1996

    James Sullivan's Best Music, 1995 1. Insurgent Country/Twangcore/Cowpunk: Two of my favorite records of the year -- the Geraldine Fibbers'... More >>

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