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    Albums

    1. P J Harvey, To Bring You My Love (Island) (See essay.) 2. Tricky, Maxinquaye (Island) (See essay.) 3. The Roots, Do You Want More?!!!??! (DGC): Aceyalone had the flows, but the Roots had the music -- and all the way live. Seamlessly blendi...

    by Sia Michel on January 3, 1996
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    Night Crawler

    Gilbert, a 32-year-old security guard originally from Lebanon, stands outside Big Heart City. Hands tucked in the pockets of his tailored slacks, he's listening intently to his headset as a stogie-smoking man with purple-tinted glasses approaches the...

    by Silke Tudor on December 27, 1995
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    Samples

    Major Disappointments Last month, a member of the B.U.M.S. was spotted waiting dejectedly in the rain for an AC Transit bus, a poster for his rap group's Priority debut behind him. The story of an alternarock band signing the dotted line only to ...

    by Billy Jam on December 27, 1995
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    Heat Stroke - Pulpit-pounding with the Reverend Horton Heat

    The Reverend Horton Heat is rifling through his suitcase, looking for a little list he's stashed inside. Minutes pass by, the silence on the phone broken only by the sound of rustling papers, then -- hot diggity! -- pay dirt. "Listen to this, here go...

    by Tom Lanham on December 27, 1995
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    Recordings

    Yoko Ono/IMA Rising (Capitol) At this point, news of Yoko Ono recording an opera creates just the sort of buzz as Paul Getty announcing the same: Both do it because they can, recalling that joke about the 500-pound gorilla. Ono's New York...

    by James Sullivan on December 27, 1995
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    Samples

    On Broadway Despite the dangers of entering an oversaturated jazz club market, Max Young, owner of the Desert Moon and Blue's, and his brother Sam have shown much savvy with the opening of Max & Sam's Hi-Ball Lounge. "The room is unique because o...

    by Sia Michel on December 20, 1995
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    Night Crawler

    "How do you miss a gang of a hundred marauding Santas?" my photographer asks incredulously as we circle Union Square on his motorcycle. We've received an anonymous tip about the second annual Santa Claus rampage -- the deranged vision of a fringe-ana...

    by Silke Tudor on December 20, 1995
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    Recordings

    Various Artists American Rumble Volume One (Schizmatic) Cashing in on the second coming of rockabilly, American Rumble is a neobilly primer, a must-have for any real gone guy or dynamite doll who wants to be in the know. Featuring over tw...

    by J. Poet on December 20, 1995
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    Dub Warriors - Macro Dub Infection relays a genre where nothing is true, and everything is permitted

    At the millennium, if musical scholars convene to discuss the past hundred years, they'll be faced with the most turbulent and ebullient period in history. From Stravinsky's rhythmical advances in "The Rites of Spring" to jazz drummer Art Blakey's po...

    by Christopher Porter on December 20, 1995
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    Samples

    Name-Dropping Getting dumped always hurts, but it can't come at a worse time than the holidays. Bakamono knew trouble was brewing right around Thanksgiving, when its label, Basura!, expressed misgivings about its just-finished second album. "They...

    by Sia Michel on December 13, 1995
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    The Stick-Up Artist - Man's Ruin: The Posters and Art of Frank Kozik

    Plowing through the slice of chocolate cake that is serving as his lunch, poster artist Frank Kozik stares me down through big safety-style glasses. We're sitting in the Potrero Hill warehouse that holds his printing business and blossoming record la...

    by Colin Berry on December 13, 1995
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    Night Crawler

    "I'm stuck in the '80s," laughs Krista, a 26-year-old sporting a shaved head and combat boots. It's Saturday night at the Cat's Grill & Alley Club and New Wave City is in full gear. Krista's mohawked partner, Amy, attests that they haven't missed a s...

    by Silke Tudor on December 13, 1995
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    Books

    Edited by Eric Weisbard with Craig Marks SPIN Alternative Record Guide (Vintage) Like any art form, rock music has carved for itself a canon of influential reference points. A "canon," fittingly, is a code often set by religious authoriti...

    by Johnny Ray Huston on December 13, 1995
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    Books

    Robert Palmer Rock & Roll: An Unruly History (Harmony) Pinky and index finger extended like devil's horns, the flickering flame of a Bic lighter raised high, a concertgoer pays mute tribute to rock music. Little do most people know that t...

    by James Sullivan on December 13, 1995
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    Recordings

    Dinah Washington Blue Gardenia: Songs of Love (EmArcy/Verve) "Just bring me the bitch who can do what I can do -- and do it all well," Dinah Washington once said. That's a typical quip from the legendary jazz vocalist -- vitriolic, but de...

    by Colin Berry on December 13, 1995
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    Spirit of '77 - Sin and salvation with Rancid

    Rancid is several weeks into a national tour, just about the time when the first wave of road-weariness sets in and bandmates are basically ready to throttle everyone in the van. Instead, bassist Matt Freeman is talking about the benefits of die-hard...

    by Hobart Rowland on December 6, 1995
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    Night Crawler

    The stage lights fade until the Trocadero goes dark. Several employees clutching pin lights scurry through the building, extinguishing the red running bulbs that usually illuminate the bar. The building is now in full blackout mode. Although the exit...

    by Silke Tudor on December 6, 1995
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    Recordings

    NoMeansNo The Worldhood of the World (As Such) (Alternative Tentacles) Victoria, British Columbia, residents NoMeansNo are probably the closest thing to a prog-rock band that hardcore has, and brothers Rob and John Wright might very well ...

    by James Sullivan on December 6, 1995
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    The Grapes of Wrath - Bruce Springsteen reinvents himself as working-class hero

    "There's a white riot going on in Congress," Bruce Springsteen said at Neil Young's Bridge School benefit concert last month, just before he dedicated the title track of his new album to Newt Gingrich. "It's going to make this country less safe and l...

    by Robert Levine on December 6, 1995
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    Samples

    Holiday Albums: The Deluge Like death and taxes, a flood of holiday records is inevitable every year. This season, nearly 40 releases hit the streets, most of them the sonic equivalent of coal in your stocking. Still, those of us forced to listen...

    by Santa's Little Helper on December 6, 1995
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