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In the days before “pop” was a dirty word, the music was funky, unpolished and not at all dumbed-down. The songs were so exciting, they could make you dance with wild abandon, and sing along euphorically, never caring who was in earshot. Everybody Else...

Tuesday, 23 January 2007
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DJ John Digweed and dance rock outfit MSTRKRFT will team up for the first Diamonds 07 tour this spring. The trek begins March in Portland, OR, and will run through March 31 in New York. It will also visit the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas (March 16) and...

Tuesday, 23 January 2007
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Having toured last year with his A Tribe Called Quest mates for the first time since 2000, Q-Tip is back on the solo beat. The Universal Motown artist is gearing up for the spring release of The Renaissance. Q-Tip put together a hip-hop band for project, but, according...

Tuesday, 23 January 2007
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Bjork has worked with a typically eclectic crew of collaborators on her next album, due in late spring via Atlantic. According to a post on the artist’s website, the as-yet-untitled album features two tracks produced by Timbaland and another two featuring vocals...

Tuesday, 23 January 2007
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Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young are moving forward with a documentary film and live album from the quartet’s Freedom of Speech ‘06 North American tour, both of which are expected to be released this year. David Crosby tells Billboard.com that Neil Young is...

Tuesday, 23 January 2007
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Every once in a while a band comes around that no one’s ever heard with a collection of songs that should be called “Greatest Hits,” but can’t considering, well, technically there are no hits. So you can go the “An Introduction to”...

Wednesday, 17 January 2007
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Walking into the Comets on Fire pre-Christmas bash at 12 Galaxies in SF’s Mission District, there’s a slight, although not overwhelming, feel of camaraderie. Here were the boys of the hometown sort, who had muddied their way up from the coast located at the...

Tuesday, 16 January 2007
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Honeycut’s name might ring a bell if you’re a Morning Becomes Eclectic listener, but if you asked anyone who attended the show about Honeycut, they’d most likely refer to them as “The band whose keyboard playing was (expletive) awesome, and...

Monday, 15 January 2007
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Axl Rose has not aged gracefully. I was flipping around the television a few weeks ago when the remote landed on Axl’s puffy, pock-marked visage mumbling about “the future of Guns N’ Roses.” First of all, WHAT future of Guns N’ Roses? Axl...

Sunday, 14 January 2007
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Dat Rosa Mel Apibus, the title of Brooklyn-based White Magic’s anticipated debut long-player, is Latin for “The rose gives honey to the bees.” As singer and pianist Mira Billotte recently explained in an interview with The Village Voice, “To me,...

Friday, 12 January 2007
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