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Hunting Season

What do Mos Def, a Dean Martin wannabe, a sultry alto and a jazz guitar virtuoso have in common? Probably not a lot, but when they get together, they make some damned good music.


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Smart Talk

I caught your show when you guys were at the Cradle in June, and it seemed to me that you were sort of the wild card of the band.


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Superchunk Sings For Shutting Up

Back in the day, Superchunk were known for creating their own raw brand of indie rock, defined by ragged guitar riffs and rock-out chords that said "Hey, look at us, we're a cool indie rock band.


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Apocalypse Now

he reaction became an instant clichZ: "It was all so unreal, like special effects in a movie.


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Gray's Anatomy

According to Macy Gray, her new album, The Id, is an unedited look into her self-professed "psychotic" mind--the manifestation of her musical "id," if you will. All I have to say to Ms.


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It Could Happen

t requires a different kind of ambition and desire to direct a student-run production successfully, but it seems senior Matt Makel has done just that.


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Bible Bashers

Last week Recess introduced you to the dark, sordid world of midget wrestling, and, in our opinion, that was the coolest thing happening between ring posts-until now.


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Double Take

If you've recently gone to a theater near you, you've probably caught a glimpse of frequent TRL guests crowding the silver screen.


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All Washed Up

Who needs spin doctors when you can have the spin cycle? Advertisers are giving new meaning to the term "squeaky clean," setting cool marketing campaigns inside the new hot-people hot spot: the...


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The Green Scene

It is only appropriate that this weekend's "Jazz on the Green" concert is associated with the Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture.


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Glitter Glutton

nyone in search of justification for Mariah Carey's month-long sojourn in self-help need look no further than Glitter. If bad acting is contagious, this misguided demi-thesp should be quarantined.


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Bitchin' and Rappin'

ecipe for artistic dynamite: Mix two performers loaded with musical talent, add a healthy dollop of sexual politics, heat under strong fire from extreme leftist role models, flavor with...


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Tell Me a Fable

his is labor" are the first words out of Aesop Rock's mouth on his second full-length offering, Labor Days. Talk about putting in work: This guy doesn't even know what a day off is.


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KaZaA

Although based in Europe, KaZaA is a popular peer-to-peer sharing software that is attracting new users around the world. Owned by an Amsterdam-based firm called FastTrack, KaZaA--we have no idea...