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Sixteen Deluxe Backfeedmagnetbabe (Trance Syndicate) Sixteen reasons I like Deluxe: 1. They make you want to dig out your Flaming Lips records again. 2….

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The Twinkie Defense Just as the Empower America/Bob Dole manufactured “furor” over gangsta rap dies down in Washington, rap lyrics are taking the heat…

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Esquivel Music From a Sparkling Planet (Bar/None) A cocktail nation looking for a forefather to emulate could do no better than Juan Garcia Esquivel….

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Aphex Twin I Care Because You Do (Sire) That disconcerting visage gracing the cover of I Care Because You Do is a self-portrait by…

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“Cop Killer” Redux “Time Warner should not distribute any music with lyrics that their CEOs and executives would be embarrassed to get up and…

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Sleeper Smart (Arista) Listen to the spark of the bite-size guitar implosions, the reconstituted Wire drum kicks, the cheeky cockney delivery: Yes, it would…

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