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2009: Kevin Macneil Brown


Dusted senior writer Kevin Macneil Brown highlights the old sounds that caught our attention in 2009.

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An Ephemeral Silence


Kevin Macneil Brown remembers Lou Harrison.

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Back For More (Kevin Macneil Brown)


Dusted’s Kevin Macneil Brown sticks to six. Here are his most memorable recordings of 2005.

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Buck Owens - 1929-2006


An obituary for Buck Owens, one of the most vital artists in the history of modern American music.

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Clement 'Coxsone' Dodd: 1932-2004


Legendary Studio One founder Coxsone Dodd died yesterday at his home in Jamaica. He was 72.

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Depth of Place (Kevin Macneil Brown)


Kevin Macneil Brown recalls the recordings that kept him indoors in 2006.

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Gathering Light


Stockhausen's passing put 2007 in perspective for Kevin Macneil Brown.

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Heart of Sound and Light:
La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela's The Well-Tuned Piano In The Magenta Lights


Dusted's Kevin Macneil Brown discusses La Monte Young's Magnum Opus, The Well-Tuned Piano.

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New Directions in Pedal Steel Guitar: Three Conversations


Dusted’s Kevin Macneil Brown interviews Bruce Kaphan, Chas Smith, and Susan Alcorn, three player-composers who create and explore new worlds with the soulful and evocative sounds of the pedal steel guitar.

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Saved by Steel Guitar (Kevin Macneil Brown)


Dusted's Kevin Macneil Brown finds balm and inspiration on the steel guitar highway to wide open spaces.

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The Year in Music (Kevin Macneil Brown)


Kevin Macneil Brown unpacks some of his favorite musical memories from the past year.

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What Isn't There Is What You Want To Find: Gene Clark Considered


Dusted's Kevin Macneil Brown looks back at forgotten eclectic genius and founding member of the Byrds, Gene Clark.

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Worlds of Sound, Lost and Found by Kevin Macneil Brown


Kevin Macneil Brown looks back at 2004.

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Reviews


Artist: (etre)

Album: Inferno From My Occult Diary

Label: Porter

Review date: May. 27, 2011

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Artist: Karling Abbeygate / Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers

Album: Karling Abbeygate / North of Bakersfield

Label: Dionysus

Review date: Oct. 26, 2006

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Artist: John Abercrombie

Album: Class Trip

Label: ECM

Review date: Jul. 4, 2004

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Artist: Kay Adams

Album: Wheels and Tears

Label: Sundazed

Review date: Aug. 15, 2004

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Artist: John Luther Adams

Album: The Place We Began

Label: Cold Blue

Review date: May. 8, 2009

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Artist: John Luther Adams

Album: Four Thousand Holes

Label: Cold Blue

Review date: May. 13, 2011

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Artist: Adams/Cox/Fink/Fox

Album: Adams/Cox/Fink/Fox

Label: Cold Blue

Review date: Apr. 24, 2002

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Artist: Mahmoud Ahmed

Album: Ethiopiques 19: Alemye

Label: Buda Musique

Review date: Jun. 2, 2005

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Artist: Susan Alcorn

Album: Touch This Moment

Label: Uma Sounds

Review date: Jul. 28, 2010

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Artist: Susan Alcorn

Album: Curandera

Label: Fleece

Review date: Apr. 6, 2006

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Artist: Baloji

Album: Kinshasa Succursale

Label: Crammed Discs

Review date: Mar. 30, 2012

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Artist: Bembeya Jazz National

Album: The Syliphone Years

Label: Stern’s Africa

Review date: Mar. 31, 2005

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Artist: Judith Berkson

Album: Oylam

Label: ECM

Review date: Jul. 8, 2010

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Artist: Gene Bowen

Album: Bourgeois Magnetic

Label: Amorfon

Review date: Nov. 12, 2007

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Artist: Harold Budd

Album: In the Mist

Label: Darla

Review date: Sep. 27, 2011

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Artist: Eraldo Bernocchi and Harold Budd

Album: Music for Fragments From the Inside

Label: Sub Rosa

Review date: Sep. 16, 2005

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Artist: The Byrds

Album: The Preflyte Sessions

Label: Sundazed

Review date: Mar. 31, 2002

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Tides of Alluring Surprise


Artist: Michael Byron

Album: Awakening at the Inn of the Birds

Label: Cold Blue

Review date: May. 15, 2003

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Artist: Neko Case

Album: Middle Cyclone

Label: Anti-

Review date: Mar. 5, 2009

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A Remarkable Case


Artist: Neko Case

Album: Blacklisted

Label: Bloodshot

Review date: Sep. 9, 2002

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Artist: Chatham County Line

Album: Speed of the Whippoorwill

Label: Yep Roc

Review date: May. 20, 2006

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Essential Invention on Jazz Guitar


Artist: Charlie Christian

Album: Genius of the Electric Guitar

Label: Columbia

Review date: Oct. 28, 2002

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Artist: Nels Cline

Album: New Monastery: A View Into the Music of Andrew Hill

Label: Cryptogramophone

Review date: Sep. 24, 2006

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Artist: Cluster and Eno

Album: Cluster and Eno

Label: Water

Review date: Sep. 22, 2005

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Artist: David Allen Coe

Album: For the Soul and For the Mind

Label: Coepop

Review date: Aug. 7, 2005

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Artist: Ry Cooder

Album: My Name is Buddy

Label: Nonesuch

Review date: Jul. 20, 2007

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Havana Twang


Artist: Ry Cooder/Manuel Galban

Album: Mambo Sinuendo

Label: Nonesuch

Review date: Apr. 8, 2003

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Artist: Elvis Costello

Album: When I was Cruel

Label: Island

Review date: May. 21, 2002

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Artist: Elvis Costello

Album: North

Label: Deutsche Grammaphon

Review date: Nov. 2, 2003

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Artist: Carl Craig & Moritz von Oswald

Album: Recomposed Vol. 3: Music by Maurice Ravel & Modest Mussorgsky

Label: Deutsche Grammaphon

Review date: Nov. 4, 2008

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Artist: Betty Davis

Album: Betty Davis / They Say I'm Different

Label: Light in the Attic

Review date: Apr. 10, 2007

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Pure Products of America Go Crazy


Artist: James Luther Dickinson

Album: Dixie Fried

Label: Sepia Tone

Review date: Nov. 20, 2002

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Artist: Henri Dikongue

Album: Biso Nawa

Label: Buda Musique

Review date: Jul. 31, 2005

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Artist: The Embassadors

Album: Coptic Dub

Label: Nonplace

Review date: Dec. 9, 2009

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Artist: Etran Finatawa

Album: Desert Crossroads

Label: Riverboat

Review date: Jun. 18, 2008

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Artist: Michael Fahres

Album: The Tubes

Label: Cold Blue

Review date: Mar. 15, 2007

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Artist: Forrest Fang & Carl Weingarten

Album: Invisibility

Label: The Foundry

Review date: Nov. 12, 2006

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Artist: Jim Fox

Album: Descansos, Past

Label: Cold Blue

Review date: May. 5, 2005

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Artist: Friends of Dean Martinez

Album: Live at Club 2

Label: Aero

Review date: Oct. 15, 2005

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Artist: Robert Fripp

Album: At the End of Time: Churchscapes - Live in England & Estonia, 2006

Label: DGM

Review date: Oct. 5, 2007

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Artist: Robert Fripp & Brian Eno

Album: (No Pussyfooting)

Label: DGM

Review date: Oct. 28, 2008

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Artist: Robert Fripp & Brian Eno

Album: Beyond Even (1992-2006)

Label: DGM

Review date: Nov. 23, 2007

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Artist: Bill Frisell

Album: Richter 858

Label: Songlines

Review date: Feb. 20, 2005

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Polyglot Blueprint


Artist: Bill Frisell

Album: The Intercontinentals

Label: Nonesuch

Review date: Jun. 23, 2003

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Artist: Jesse Fuller

Album: Move On Down the Line

Label: Fledg'ling

Review date: Aug. 5, 2009

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Artist: Gamelan Son of Lion

Album: The Complete Gamelan in the New World

Label: Locust

Review date: Apr. 12, 2004

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Artist: Peter Garland

Album: String Quartets

Label: Cold Blue

Review date: May. 1, 2009

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Artist: Gia Dinh «Ba Pho»

Album: Quê Huong (Homeland)

Label: Dunya

Review date: May. 24, 2007

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Artist: Egberto Gismonti

Album: Saudações

Label: ECM

Review date: Oct. 30, 2009

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Artist: Jon Hassell

Album: Maarifa Street: Magic Realism 2

Label: Label Bleu

Review date: Jul. 4, 2005

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Artist: Jim Haynes

Album: Telegraphy By The Sea

Label: Helen Scarsdale

Review date: Jan. 29, 2007

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Artist: Jim Haynes

Album: Magnetic North

Label: Helen Scarsdale

Review date: Oct. 13, 2003

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Artist: P.E. Hewitt Jazz Ensemble

Album: Winter Winds - The Complete Works 1968-70

Label: Now-Again

Review date: Apr. 5, 2010

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Artist: Koen Holtkamp

Album: Gravity/Bees

Label: Thrill Jockey

Review date: Nov. 1, 2010

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Artist: Charles Ives

Album: Ives Plays Ives, 1933-1943

Label: New World

Review date: Jun. 25, 2006

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Artist: Henry Jacobs

Album: Around the World with Henry Jacobs

Label: Important

Review date: Jun. 25, 2010

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Artist: Richard Leo Johnson and Gregg Bendian

Album: Who Knew Charlie Shoe?

Label: Cuneiform

Review date: Apr. 10, 2008

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Artist: C Joynes

Album: God Feeds the Ravens

Label: Bo'Weavil

Review date: Apr. 21, 2008

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Thunder and Finesse


Artist: King Crimson

Album: The Power To Believe

Label: Sanctuary

Review date: Mar. 24, 2003

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Artist: King Sunny Ade

Album: Baba Mo Tunde

Label: Indigedisc

Review date: Oct. 21, 2010

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Artist: King Tubby

Album: The Roots of Dub / Dub from the Roots

Label: Moll-Selekta

Review date: Feb. 13, 2004

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Artist: Guillermo Klein

Album: Domador de Huellas

Label: Sunnyside

Review date: Aug. 20, 2010

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Aerobic Machine Music


Artist: Kraftwerk

Album: Tour de France Soundtracks

Label: Astralwerks

Review date: Aug. 25, 2003

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Artist: Kronos Quartet and Wu Man

Album: Terry Riley: The Cusp of Magic

Label: Nonesuch

Review date: Feb. 28, 2008

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Artist: Richard Lainhart

Album: Ten Thousand Shades Of Blue

Label: XI

Review date: Mar. 31, 2002

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Artist: Dickie Landry

Album: Fifteen Saxophones

Label: Unseen Worlds

Review date: Apr. 15, 2011

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Artist: Daniel Lentz

Album: On The Leopard Altar

Label: Cold Blue

Review date: Mar. 12, 2006

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Artist: Zdenek Liska

Album: Malá Morská Víla (The Little Mermaid)

Label: B-Music

Review date: Sep. 29, 2011

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Artist: Alvin Lucier / The Barton Workshop

Album: Wind Shadows

Label: New World

Review date: Dec. 5, 2005

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Artist: Shelby Lynne

Album: Identity Crisis

Label: Capitol

Review date: Oct. 24, 2003

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Artist: Marion Maerz

Album: Burt Bacharach Songbook

Label: Bureau B

Review date: Feb. 16, 2009

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Artist: Thomas Mapfumo

Album: Spirits to Bite Our Ears: The Singles Collection 1977-1986

Label: DBK Works

Review date: Nov. 6, 2005

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Artist: Jimmy Martin

Album: Don't Cry To Me

Label: Thrill Jockey

Review date: Jun. 3, 2004

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Artist: Les McCann

Album: Invitation to Openness

Label: Water

Review date: Nov. 23, 2004

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Artist: Sugar Minott

Album: Sugar Minott at Studio One

Label: Soul Jazz

Review date: Apr. 4, 2005

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Artist: The Mixtures

Album: Stompin’ at the Rainbow

Label: Minky

Review date: Mar. 10, 2011

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Artist: Jon Mueller

Album: The Whole

Label: Type

Review date: Nov. 15, 2010

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Artist: Youssou N'Dour

Album: Rokku Mi Rokka

Label: Nonesuch

Review date: Jan. 25, 2008

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Artist: Sally Nyolo and the Original Bands of Yaoundé

Album: Studio Cameroon

Label: Riverboat

Review date: Feb. 14, 2007

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Artist: Pauline Oliveros

Album: No Mo

Label: Pogus

Review date: Apr. 8, 2002

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Artist: Pauline Oliveros

Album: Accordion & Voice / The Wanderer

Label: Important

Review date: Jun. 15, 2007

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Artist: Orchestra Baobob

Album: Pirates Choice

Label: Nonesuch

Review date: Mar. 31, 2002

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Artist: Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou / ROB

Album: The First Album / Funky Rob Way

Label: Analog Africa

Review date: Sep. 14, 2011

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Artist: Os Mutantes

Album: Haih or Amortecedor

Label: Anti-

Review date: Oct. 2, 2009

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Artist: Charlemagne Palestine

Album: From Etudes to Cataclysms

Label: Sub Rosa

Review date: Aug. 20, 2008

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Artist: Carlos Paredes

Album: Guitarra Portuguesa / Movimento Perpétuo

Label: Drag City

Review date: Jan. 12, 2012

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Artist: Perlonex and Charlemagne Palestine

Album: It Ain’t Necessarily So

Label: Zarek

Review date: Mar. 5, 2010

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Artist: Steve Peters & Daniel Lentz

Album: From Shelter / Los Tigres De Marte

Label: Cold Blue

Review date: Jul. 25, 2004

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Artist: Arvo Pärt

Album: In Principio

Label: ECM

Review date: Feb. 27, 2009

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Artist: Question Mark

Album: Be Nice to the People

Label: QDK Media

Review date: Jan. 4, 2012

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Long- Distance Creation


Artist: Re:Cooperation

Album: TransCollaboration

Label: Uncle Buzz

Review date: Mar. 13, 2003

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Artist: Sharif Sehnaoui

Album: Old and New Acoustics

Label: Al Maslakh

Review date: Apr. 21, 2011

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Texas Crossroads Pioneer


Artist: Sir Douglas Quintet

Album: Mendocino

Label: Acadia

Review date: Feb. 16, 2003

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Artist: Chas Smith

Album: Nakadai

Label: Cold Blue

Review date: Jan. 28, 2009

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Steely Tones in Desert Shimmer


Artist: Chas Smith

Album: An Hour Out of Desert Center

Label: Cold Blue

Review date: May. 2, 2003

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Artist: Sean Smith

Album: Eternal

Label: Strange Attractors Audio House

Review date: Jun. 18, 2010

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Artist: Chas Smith

Album: Descent

Label: Cold Blue

Review date: Feb. 26, 2006

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Artist: Carl Smith / Johnny Horton

Album: Hey, Joe! / The Ballads of Johnny Horton

Label: Bear Family

Review date: Apr. 26, 2010

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Artist: Sound Dimension

Album: Jamaica Soul Shake Vol. 1

Label: Soul Jazz

Review date: Mar. 26, 2006

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Artist: Sounds of the Wind Farm in Searsburg Vermont

Album: Sounds Of The Wind Farm In Searsburg Vermont

Label: Spirit Of Orr

Review date: Jun. 23, 2004

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Artist: Sun Ra

Album: Spaceship Lullaby

Label: Atavistic

Review date: Apr. 26, 2004

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Artist: Mark Templeton

Album: Inland

Label: Anticipate

Review date: May. 22, 2009

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Murky Beauty Unleashed


Artist: Steve Tibbetts

Album: A Man About A Horse

Label: ECM

Review date: Sep. 5, 2002

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Artist: Sidi Toure

Album: Sahel Folk

Label: Thrill Jockey

Review date: Jan. 25, 2011

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Artist: Ali Farka Touré + Toumani Diabaté

Album: Ali and Toumani

Label: Nonesuch

Review date: Feb. 16, 2010

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Artist: Toba Seydou Traore

Album: Toba Seydou Traore

Label: Yaala Yaala

Review date: Aug. 4, 2010

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Artist: Triorganico

Album: Convivencia

Label: Now-Again

Review date: Oct. 15, 2009

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Artist: Sir Victor Uwaifo

Album: Guitar Boy Superstar 1970-76

Label: Soundway

Review date: Aug. 29, 2008

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Artist: V/A

Album: Studio One Dub

Label: Soul Jazz

Review date: May. 14, 2004

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Artist: V/A

Album: Panama!: Latin, Calypso & Funk on the Isthmus 1965-1975

Label: Soundway

Review date: Jun. 18, 2006

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Artist: V/A

Album: Nigeria 70: The Definitive Story of 1970’s Funky Lagos

Label: Strut

Review date: Mar. 31, 2002

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Artist: V/A

Album: Radio Thailand: Transmissions from the Tropical Kingdom

Label: Sublime Frequencies

Review date: Jul. 10, 2006

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Artist: V/A

Album: Studio One DJ's 2

Label: Soul Jazz

Review date: Sep. 4, 2006

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Artist: V/A

Album: Booniay!! a Compilation of West African Funk

Label: Afrodisiac

Review date: Apr. 9, 2002

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Artist: V/A

Album: Pioneers of Electronic Music

Label: New World

Review date: Oct. 19, 2006

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Artist: V/A

Album: Tasogare: Live in Tokyo

Label: 12k

Review date: Mar. 25, 2011

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Artist: V/A

Album: Studio One Funk

Label: Soul Jazz

Review date: Nov. 30, 2004

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Artist: V/A

Album: ISAN: Folk and Pop Music of Northeast Thailand DVD

Label: Sublime Frequencies

Review date: Nov. 10, 2004

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Artist: V/A

Album: I Belong To This Band: 85 Years of Sacred Harp Recordings

Label: Dust-to-Digital

Review date: Feb. 1, 2007

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Artist: V/A

Album: Afro Baby: The Evolution of the Afro-Sound in Nigeria 1970-79

Label: Soundway

Review date: Jan. 26, 2005

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Artist: V/A

Album: Nigeria 70: Sweet Times - Afro Funk, Highlife & Juju from 1970s Lagos

Label: Strut

Review date: Jun. 6, 2011

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A remarkable document rediscovered


Artist: V/A

Album: Cold Blue

Label: Cold Blue

Review date: Aug. 15, 2002

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Artist: V/A

Album: Spiritual Jazz: Esoteric, Modal and Deep Jazz from the Underground 1968-77

Label: Now-Again

Review date: Jun. 3, 2009

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Artist: V/A

Album: Afro Latin: Via Kinshasa

Label: Syllart

Review date: Jun. 10, 2011

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Artist: V/A

Album: Roots of Rumba Rock: Congo Classics 1953-1955

Label: Crammed Discs

Review date: Feb. 19, 2007

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Artist: V/A

Album: The World is Shaking: Cubanismo from the Congo 1954-55

Label: Honest Jon's

Review date: Jun. 9, 2009

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Artist: V/A

Album: Chicas: Spanish Female Singers 1962-1974

Label: VampiSoul

Review date: Oct. 28, 2011

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Artist: V/A

Album: Thai Beat A Go-Go, Volume 3

Label: Subliminal Sounds

Review date: Jul. 26, 2005

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Artist: V/A

Album: Fire in My Bones: Raw, Rare & Otherworldly African-American Gospel, 1944-2007

Label: Tompkins Square

Review date: Oct. 27, 2009

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Artist: V/A

Album: Bokoor Beats

Label: Otrabanda

Review date: Jul. 31, 2007

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Artist: V/A

Album: The BYG Deal: Art, Rock, Revolution

Label: B-Music

Review date: Feb. 3, 2010

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Artist: V/A

Album: Studio One Lovers

Label: Soul Jazz

Review date: Sep. 14, 2005

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Artist: V/A

Album: Melodii Tuvi: Throat Songs and Folk Tunes from Tuva

Label: Dust-to-Digital

Review date: Jan. 9, 2008

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Flowers from the Past Still Blooming


Artist: V/A

Album: Flowers in the Wildwood: Women in Early Country Music 1923-1939

Label: Trikont

Review date: Jul. 31, 2003

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Artist: V/A

Album: Nigeria Special: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds and Nigerian Blues 1970-6

Label: Soundway

Review date: Feb. 5, 2008

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Artist: V/A

Album: Jammys from the Roots (1977-1985)

Label: Greensleeves

Review date: May. 13, 2010

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Artist: V/A

Album: Joe Gibbs Productions

Label: Soul Jazz

Review date: Sep. 22, 2003

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Artist: V/A

Album: Tropicalia

Label: Soul Jazz

Review date: Jan. 27, 2006

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Artist: V/A

Album: Beyond Berkeley Guitar

Label: Tompkins Square

Review date: Jun. 10, 2010

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Artist: V/A

Album: Soul Messages From Dimona

Label: The Numero Group

Review date: May. 5, 2008

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Artist: V/A

Album: British Hustle

Label: Soul Jazz

Review date: Nov. 16, 2003

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Artist: V/A

Album: Bollywood Steel Guitar

Label: Sublime Frequencies

Review date: Jun. 10, 2008

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Artist: V/A

Album: The Complete 10-Inch Series From Cold Blue

Label: Cold Blue

Review date: Dec. 9, 2003

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Artist: V/A

Album: The Soul Side of the Street (Hot Phoenix Soul Sides From the Vaults of Hadley Murrell)

Label: Dionysus

Review date: May. 14, 2006

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Artist: V/A

Album: Imaginational Anthem, Vol. 3

Label: Tompkins Square

Review date: Jun. 13, 2008

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Artist: Caetano Veloso

Album: Omaggio a Federico e Giulietta

Label: Nonesuch

Review date: Jul. 25, 2002

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Artist: Speedy West

Album: Steel Guitar

Label: Sundazed

Review date: Jun. 7, 2005

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Artist: Christian Wolff

Album: 10 Exercises

Label: New World

Review date: Feb. 5, 2007

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