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Rykodisc Corp.

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    April 26, 2011

    R.I.P. Norio Ohga, the man who helped propel the music CD: a history of the technology

    ​Former Sony Corporation president Norio Ohga, the man widely attributed for pushing Sony into a new generation that led to the standardization of the Compact Disc format, passed away on Saturday from multiple organ failure. He was 81. While Ohga left Sony in 2000 to focus on music -- namely c ... More >>

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    January 22, 2009

    Nickel Eye

    Monday, January 26, Marquis Theater, 1-866-468-7621.

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    September 4, 2008

    Jeff Finlin

    Ballad of a Plain Man
    Bent Wheel Records

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    August 9, 2007

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    October 26, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    May 18, 2006

    Listen Up

    Fast reviews of recent releases

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    September 22, 2005

    Sound Bites

    HorrorPops|Doomriders|Greg Osby|Messer Chups|The Kingsbury Manx|The Posies|Rihanna

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    December 30, 2004

    Dance, Dance Revolution

    This was the year electronic dance music got its head -- and its ass -- out of the past.

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    December 26, 2002

    That's a Wrap-Up

    Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.

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    October 24, 2002

    Phish Out of Water

    Jon Fishman gets swept up in Pork Tornado.

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    December 27, 2001

    Discmania

    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

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    February 8, 2001

    On the Road Again

    Celeste Krenz's folk tales take her to country's capital.

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    December 28, 2000

    On the Records

    Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.

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    December 30, 1999

    Judgment Day

    Backbeat contributors offer up their favorite recordings of 1999.

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    September 9, 1999

    Lady, Sing the Blues

    Odetta is happy to find trouble everywhere she goes.

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    March 25, 1999

    How the Wolf Is Surviving

    Los Lobos has taken some shots, but Cesar Rosas and friends are far from dead.

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    January 7, 1999
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    November 12, 1998
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    September 17, 1998

    On the Money

    Money Plays Eight was a gamble from the start--but it's paying off.

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    December 25, 1997

    And the Winners Are ...

    Handing out the trophies for 1997's best albums.

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    December 11, 1997

    Music for the Holidaze

    Digging out from a blizzard of seasonal CD releases.

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    July 31, 1997
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    May 1, 1997
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    February 27, 1997

    Sister Act

    Kate & Anna McGarrigle on their continuing family affair.

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    December 26, 1996

    The Prize Patrol

    The biggest musical winners from 1996.

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    December 12, 1996

    Christmas Seasoning

    Hark! The Herald Angels are practically the only group without a holiday CD this year.

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    September 5, 1996
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    August 1, 1996

    Honesty Is Golden

    Dan Murphy comes out from behind a bank of Golden Smog.

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    July 25, 1996

    Deal With It

    For Kelley Deal, a drug bust wasn't the end, but a new beginning.

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    April 11, 1996
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    May 24, 1995
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    January 18, 1995

    POWERING UP

    16 HORSEPOWER FINALLY GETS THE RECORD CONTRACT IT DESERVES.

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    December 28, 1994

    SO FINE

    THE MOST MEMORABLE ALBUMS OF 1994.

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    December 21, 1994

    YULE'S GOLD

    THE GOOD, THE BAND AND THE UGLY CHRISTMAS ALBUMS FOR 1994.

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    October 26, 1994
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    October 26, 1994
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    May 11, 1994

    LESS IS MORPHINE

    GETTING LOW WITH MARK SANDMAN, THE MAN BEHIND MORPHINE'S ADDICTIVE SOUND.

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    May 11, 1994
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