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    December 17, 2012

    Zappa Plays Zappa at the Fox, 12/14

    ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA @ FOX THEATRE | 12/15/12 "Still, nothing sounds like that," Dweezil Zappa marveled after his band had made its way through "Who Are the Brain Police," the feedback-laden, surreal anthem from the 1966 Mothers of Invention album Freak Out!. Dweezil and the rest of the Zappa Plays Za ... More >>

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    December 11, 2012

    Dweezil Zappa on his father's music and the degree of difficulty of playing his songs live

    Dweezil Zappa is on a mission, and it's a pretty personal one. Since 2006, the son of the late guitarist/composer/bandleader Frank Zappa has toured the world, playing his father's music in an effort to attract and educate a new generation of listeners. In leading the Zappa Plays Zappa project, Dweez ... More >>

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    February 14, 2012

    Neil Young's Harvest turns forty

    The year 1972 saw the death of the hippies -- or, at the very least, the decline of the movement from idealistic young go-getters playing with the fire of radical social change to an out-of-control inferno of hard drugs and failed dreams. Neil Young's Harvest wasn't the first to comment on these dar ... More >>

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    December 18, 2008

    Beyond Playlist presents Xmas-rated, part two: Reissues and Retreads

    This year, we've wrapped our roundup of holiday albums a bit differently. Instead of delivering it to you in one big lump (like coal), we're parceling out the reviews online, with a blog each weekday through December 24 devoted to recordings in a different category. Part two features "Reissues and R ... More >>

  • Music

    October 30, 2003

    Knock 'Em Dead

    Killing Joke's ghoulish rock has the last laugh.

  • Music

    December 13, 2001

    The Latest Noels

    'Tis the season to rate another avalanche of holiday discs.

  • Music

    August 3, 2000

    A Joyful Noise

    Golden pipes -- not a genie in a bottle -- helped fifteen-year-old Rachael Lampa land a lucrative record deal and a rare position in the world of Christian pop.

  • Music

    July 13, 2000

    Shock of the Old

    Two reasons why today's jazzers are afraid to go where Ornette Coleman went before.

  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    Time of the Season

    This year's holiday CDs alternately inspire joy, nausea and terror. Which would you prefer?

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Instrumental Asylum

    Swingin' Sting? Bluegrass Bruce? Rhapsodic R.E.M.? CMH Records has given Eighties faves a musical makeover.

  • Music

    October 21, 1999

    Getting Out of the Led

    Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones goes it alone.

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