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    Sixteen Horsepower Low Estate (A&M) Nostalgic music need not be ironic. Or so declare Denver's Sixteen Horsepower with the release of their second full-length album of esoteric, dark hillbilly blues. Opposed to the dissected tones and pilfe...

    by Cath Carroll on January 28, 1998
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    Riff Raff

    This Is How It Works After two years of booking local bands at the monthly "Fillmore Sessions," promoter Joe Paganelli finally sold out the old concert hall. The Jan. 17 show was headlined by Black Lab and supported by Stroke 9 and the Fingers. (The ...

    by Bill Wyman on January 28, 1998
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    Jack DeJohnette Master jazz drummer Jack DeJohnette's music animates the concept of oneness. His airy but impeccably precise cymbal work, effortlessly turning the beat around midtune without disrupting the logical forward motion of the song, is h...

    by Sam Prestianni on January 28, 1998
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    The House of Tudor

    At 45, Gil Scott-Heron can indulge in the smile lines that mark the progress of his three children, but 25 years of unceasing social awareness has left its mark also: His thick hair has turned an untimely, grandfatherly gray, and his ever-willing fro...

    by Silke Tudor on January 28, 1998
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    Damn

    Iris DeMent First Congregational Church, Berkeley Monday, Jan. 19 In an interview last year promoting his Central Park concert, Garth Brooks said that the best country music should be a jarring, discomforting thing: Its greatest power is in...

    by Mark Athitakis on January 28, 1998
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    Busker Do! - Mary Lou Lord comes out of the subway and into a theater near you

    Mary Lou Lord can have her bangs trimmed or dyed whenever she wants. There's plenty of cash for makeup. A record company will put her in a van and send her around the country. And still, Mary Lou Lord says she doesn't have any money. "Money's go...

    by Jeff Stark on January 28, 1998
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    Jesus Lizard I've seen Jesus Lizard singer David Yow deliriously throw down shot after shot of cheap booze before a gig, prance atop a tiny bar kicking bottles to and fro, then crash backward onto a hardwood floor. I've seen him crowd-surf for ne...

    by Sam Prestianni on January 21, 1998
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    NoMeansNo Canadian exports NoMeansNo are the dadaists of punk rock. Since 1981, brothers Rob and John Wright have carefully crafted songs that drunkenly swagger down the thin line between silly nonsense and abstract genius. For NoMeansNo, songs a...

    by Robert Arriaga on January 21, 1998
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    Stakes Is High - Bay Area hip-hop artists and the art of the hustle

    If the mainstream record industry has taught the Bay Area's sprawling hip-hop community one lesson, it's that the rap game is a hustle easily lost if you play by somebody else's rules. Just ask one of the local acts who won themselves national attent...

    by Victor Haseman on January 21, 1998
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    Night Crawler

    Folsom's Frisson, Ingenues The city glimmers against the freshly scrubbed sky, a chunky intaglio carved into midnight by a passing storm that has left even Folsom Street smelling straight-out-of-the-package. Felicity Terrick clicks down the sidew...

    by Silke Tudor on January 21, 1998
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    Riff Raff

    Talkin' Bob Dylan Academic Conference Blues What the man with the bald pate was talking about was unclear. He was Englishman Christopher Ricks, a professor at Boston University and an author of books on Milton, Tennyson, Eliot, and Beckett. The Stanf...

    by Bill Wyman on January 21, 1998
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    Lesbian Favorites: Women Like Us (Rhino) "Womyn's music" pioneers Alix Dobkin and Cris Williamson strummed their way into Sapphic infamy as part of a separatist movement. Back in the 1970s, these women wrote their own songs, ran their own label...

    by Andi Zeisler on January 21, 1998
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    The House of Tudor

    Slobberbone might be the poor man's Old 97's, but since that show is a couple weeks off, I wholeheartedly recommend this outfit from Denton, Texas, who also know how to whup up a hearty batch of rock 'n' roll with that distinct big horn twang. Slobbe...

    by Silke Tudor on January 21, 1998
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    Jeff Chan The company Jeff Chan keeps on Winds Shifting, his debut on the Asian Improv label, underscores his status as one of the rising twentysomething tenor saxophonists on the local jazz scene. Francis Wong, leading saxophonist of the Bay Are...

    by Sam Prestianni on January 14, 1998
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    Riff Raff

    The Last Laugh Sonny Bono hustled pop both crap and sublime as a promo man in the early days of rock 'n' roll, and did essentially the same with wife Cher in the '60s. In the '70s he became the oddest of variety show co-hosts. In the '80s he became m...

    by Bill Wyman on January 14, 1998
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    The House of Tudor

    At Jewish Music Wednesdays avant-garde jazz fusionists play musical hopscotch with klezmer traditionalists; elderly Persian Jews mingle with Berkeley neophytes learning their first syllables of Hebrew. The new music series -- planned for the second W...

    by Silke Tudor on January 14, 1998
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    Night Crawler

    A Rage to Scoot As usual, Scooter Daddy is the first to arrive on the scene. He cracks open a soda can and leans against the back of his van, eying the slate-gray sky with distrust. He had hoped for better weather -- last night's on-again-off-aga...

    by Silke Tudor on January 7, 1998
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    Riff Raff

    Perry Tale Bring out the menorah, the dreidels, and the rock stars -- it's a Bill Graham Hanukkah. Twenty-five years ago the late rock promoter sponsored what is supposed to be the first public menorah ceremony outside of Israel right here in our own...

    by Bill Wyman on January 7, 1998
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    Erykah Badu Live (Universal) Many of the best black popular musicians consciously attempt to maintain a healthy cynicism toward mainstream values and dreams of upward mobility. Since the mid-1990s Dionne Farris, Des'ree, Carleen Anderson, T...

    by Jeff Kaliss on January 7, 1998
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    Ball Hog

    Mike Watt Transmission Theater Wednesday, Dec. 31 Mike Watt's got a story to tell. It starts with three kids who meet in a small sailor's town. (Actually, it starts with Watt's dad, but we'll get to that later.) Anyway, these buddies form a...

    by Jeff Stark on January 7, 1998
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