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CD Review: Group Inerane - "Guitars From Agadez, Vol. 3"

December 21, 2010
Guitars from Agadez Vol. 3 is essentially a field recording of a band making supremely intense, imaginative, and original guitar music in the face of no-joke, real-world adversity.
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CD Review: Pierre Bensusan - "Vividly"

December 21, 2010
On Vividly, Pierre Bensusan defends his title as the all-time king of DADGAD tuning.
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CD Review: Social Distortion - "Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes"

December 21, 2010
For the avid Social Distortion listener, most of the tried-and-true elements are still there—gritty guitars through overdriven tube amps, Ness’ storytelling lyrics, and high-octane rhythms—but they’re more refined and polished.
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CD Review: Joanne Shaw Taylor - "Diamonds in the Dirt"

December 21, 2010
With her second album, Diamonds in the Dirt, Taylor brings a new authority to her playing, songwriting, and smoky vocals.
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CD Review: Duran Duran - "All You Need Is Now"

December 21, 2010
All You Need Is Now is a return to the sound that put the band on the New Wave map.
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CD Review: Jimi Hendrix - "West Coast Seattle Boy - The Jimi Hendrix Anthology

November 16, 2010
A deep collection of Hendrix alternate takes, early sideman work, studio jams, and live recordings.
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CD Review: Eric Johnson - "Up Close"

November 16, 2010
More of what you love from Eric Johnson
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CD Review: Grinderman - "Grinderman II"

November 16, 2010
Nick Cave''s Grinderman''s latest has an extra helping of sinister savagery
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CD Review: Los Lonely Boys - "Keep on Giving: Acoustic Live!"

October 20, 2010
Los Lonely Boys deliver a different flavor of their "Texican" music
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CD Review: Devon Allman's Honeytribe - "Space Age Blues"

October 20, 2010
Gregg Allman''s son carves a path all his own
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CD Review: Buddy Guy - "Living Proof"

October 20, 2010
Buddy guy is in classic form in his latest blues album.
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CD Review: Horseback - "The Invisible Mountain"

October 20, 2010
A 38-minute, four-track epic of krautrock, stoner metal, and art-house freak show
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CD Review: Middle Class Rut - "No Name No Color"

September 21, 2010
Middle Class Rut''s debut CD is a raucous, bombastic affair with dynamic arrangements and soaring melodies
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CD Review: Black Dub - "Black Dub"

September 21, 2010
The latest chapter in producer and guitarist Daniel Lanois'' musical journey
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CD Review: Kurt Rosenwinkel and OJM - "Our Secret World"

September 21, 2010
Rosenwinkel pushes the envelope with Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos in his latest album
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CD Review: Eric Clapton - "Clapton"

September 21, 2010
Clapton''s latest is packed with both the expected and unexpected
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CD Review: Dwarr - "Animals" (reissue)

September 21, 2010
A second look at the 1986 masterpiece
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May Media Preview

April 21, 2009
The Who: Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 1970, Jeff Beck: Performing This Week... Live at Ronnie Scott’s , Books Rock Gods: Forty Years of Rock Photography, Tony McManus: The Maker’s Mark (the Dream Guitar Sessions)
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