The Silent Type

Mark Lanegan's downbeat folk-rock speaks volumes — without resorting to a whole lot of noise

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House Of Tudor

Get Me Rodd Keith!; Jim Carroll; Systemwide; How Weird Street Faire

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House of Tudor

To call the Raincoats post-punk's most exhilarating all-girl band would be an insult. In 1978, the members of the inspiring group were already in…

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Reviews

Smashing Pumpkins Adore (Virgin) Like Don Quixote and his windmill, the leading lights of alternative rock defined themselves by what they were fighting. To…

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Recordings

Bush Razorblade Suitcase (Trauma) Instead of making the obvious invocation here — namely, the indignant, sputtering apparition of Kurt Cobain — let's find something…

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Recordings

Stinky Puffs Songs and Advice for Kids Who Have Been Left Behind (Elemental) Making fun of a preteen's artistic efforts (or even his grief)…

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