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On New Horizons, the Canadian composer-band leader shines on the bass veena, a resonant creation capable of setting tempo as well as taking the lead in compositions that bring a jazz pulse to Indian traditions. more

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Van Morrison has released an album of (mostly) standards by the likes of George Gershwin and Cole Porter. The “living legend” also contributes some tasty alto sax work. more

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The Singles collects each of The Doors’ 45s, A and B sides both, on two CDs. more

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David Luhrssen reviews The Dream, the new EP by Milwaukee's Nineteen Thirteen. more

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The Complete BBC Sessions documents Led Zeppelin’s visits to the British broadcaster’s London headquarters from 19769-1971 and fills out a previously released collection by adding an additional eight unreleased tracks. more

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David Luhrssen reviews Sandaraa's self titled album. more

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Much of what passes as “world music” nowadays consists of inapt, ill-considered fusions of elements that don’t mix well. The genius of Sandaraa is in working from the tonal affin,Album Reviews more

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Although Marquis Hill is a trumpeter, his artistic temperament puts him closer to a saxophonist like John Coltrane than to Miles Davis. The Way We Play is basically Hill’s attempt to experiment and to play standards at the same time. more

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Robin Gibb enjoyed a brief solo career and much of it is collected on the three-CD set Saved by the Bell: The Collected Works of Robin Gibb (1968-1970). more

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The Only Folk Collection You’ll Ever Need gathers 30 original recordings that shed light on America’s folk music tradition—and its offshoots. more

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The National's new album, High Violet, hits stores today, though you can be forgiven for believing it was already released weeks ago. The album has been streaming online since last month, and its release was presaged by the most aggressive press b.. more

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Atlanta's rising star B.o.B. raps like English is not his native language, emphasizing the wrong words as if he doesn't always understand the meaning of what he's saying. He doesn't just gravitate toward cliches and easy rhymeshe delivers them wit.. more

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Full disclosure: I don’t much care for M. Ward. I find his songwriting nearly as dull as his listless, smug voice, and I find his invocation of vintage American music to be disingenuous, just another affect he slathers over his flimsy songs. .. more

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Her "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match against aging former Wimbledon champion Bobby Riggs might have ended three decades ago, but Billie Jean King's fight against sexism continues. She appears tonight as part of the Marcus Center’s woman-t... more

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Once upon a time, conservatives liked to say that “ideas matter.” They attribu 2008 Creators Syndicate Inc. What’s your take? Write: editor@shepex.com or comment ,News Features more

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Spanish experimental filmmaker Pere Portabella’s Vampir Cuadecuc, which screens toni Vampir Cuadecuc ,Today in Milwaukee more

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