Product Reviews

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According to Jupiter Coyote co-founder Matthew Mayes, their eighth release is named for Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to climb to the top of Mount Everest. The "step" is the final 200 feet of the...
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One of the most recognizable names in entertainment, Toots Hibbert is considered a founding artist of reggae music. Returning to the studio with his legendary band The Maytals, Hibbert reminds listeners of his...
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Soul Coughing, the now-defunct NYC band whose career was far too short, found an awful lot of music during their brief time together. There are not enough adjectives in the human vocabulary to describe their...
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Up until a few weeks ago, I was not very familiar with Umphrey’s McGee. I knew they were an “up-and-coming” band who occasionally showcased twinges of rock, jazz improvisation, heavy metal, and rap (all of this...
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Nerve, the new album from ULU, is a perfect example of what I like to call New Age Funk. ULU displays an amazing amount of different beats along with great rhythms throughout the album. The entire record is a...
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Attention Phish Fans, longtime friend Tom Marshall returns with his second Amfibian album entitled From the Ether. The album definitely has a Phish feel to it. Though this time the group is completely different...
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The Either Orchestra says more with their instruments then words could every say in their new album, Afro-Cubism. The ten piece group combines all their musical talent with their creativity into a 42 minute, 6...
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On their debut CD Trio Grande, New York’s Cerulean City waste no time in getting into one of their loose-limbed, cinematic instrumentals. The trio (Christian Smith on guitar, John Servo on bass guitar, and Lars...
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Trance Fusion Radio Broadcast 4 is the newest installment in The Disco Biscuits' series of high-quality live releases. Done more out of need to document the band's ever-shifting sound that for...
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The Motet wants nothing more than to make your body gyrate uncontrollably. This is apparent from the opening percussion melee that starts their third album, Live. This is not just a bunch of guys pounding on...
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After several listens, I had not put my finger on what it was about Laugh that made it so appealing. I concluded that there are no cosmic, thesaurus-supported rants residing in my noggin that can explain it....
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It would sell the Athens, GA based quartet Perpetual Groove a little short to encapsulate their music with a catch phrase. Mercifully, the ebullient group has provided listeners with a perfect verbal synopsis...

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