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music note60s Punk Compilations
Obscurities Beyond Nuggets music note360 Deals
Good or bad for artists?

music note'70's Revival
AOR is not A-OK

music note8-Chip Music
Worshipping video game tunes

music noteAbsurdist Guide To Punk
Its strange origins

music noteAchy Breaky (Not)
Americana's strange sad songs

music noteAcid House
A Socio-Historical Perspective

music noteAdult Musicals
Off Broadway, off clothes

music note African Instruments
How they changed America

music note Afro-Futurist Music
Sun Ra, OutKast, Kool Keith

music note Rashied Ali
Survival Records survives

music note Laurie Anderson
How avant is she really?

music note Apocalypse in the American Bush
Southern Bitch, Shooter Jennings & other good ol' boys/girls

music note Armenian Record Guide
Groovin' Haikakan style

music note The Art of Bullshit Critique
Rock's partisan politics

music note Asian Improv
Vijay Iyer & friends

music note Assassination of Jazz-Rock
Another victim of the me-decade

music note Astral Weeks
Van Morrison's troubles

music note Ace Atkins
A novelist's blues

music note Aussie Underground
The real action going on 

music note Australian Music Today
Rude sounds down under

music note Avant Garde & Music
Chris Cutler dissects connections

music note Albert Ayler
Marc Ribot & Henry Kaiser tributes

music note Bad Songs, They Say So Much
The worst of the 70's

music note Band Reunions
The real & the fake

music note Bangla Music
Indian philosophy

music note Lester Bangs, Greil Marcus and the Sex Pistols
A new reading: Children in the Mire

music note Lester Bangs
A good role model for writers?

music note Syd Barrett
Early days of the crazy diamond

music note Barrett-Hitckcock
The Syd & Robyn connection

music note Beat Beat Beat
60's German rock TV

music note Beatles-Residents-Laibach
The Syd & Letting It Be, Without Love

music note Berlin DJ Culture
A personal guided tour

music note Between A Rock & Experimental Place
Rock & the avant converge

music noteBird of Paradise
Michigan jazz haven

music noteBlack American Avant Garde
Where is it now?

music noteBlack Metal
Notes from its underground

music noteBlues Convention
Memphis blues again

music note Brain Records
Krautrock haven

music note Born To Choose
Do abortion and rock mix?

music note Brazilian Experimental
A Nova Bossa Nova

music noteBurlesque Revival
Crotch Level, Ten to a Table

music note John Cale/Lou Reed
Velvets face down the '70's

music note Camelot and Tricksters
Nixon, Dylan & Elvis

music note Daniel Carter
Test for the saxophonist

music note CBGB's Unknowns
Marbles, Nervus Rex, Come On

music note Champaign/Urbana Blues
The action outside Chicago

music note James Chance
Talks about his fave noir films

music note The Clash
The story of "Train in Vain"

music note Classical Villains
Mozart as cinematic bad-guy?

music note "Classical" Vs. Film Music
Kissing cousins or enemies?

music note Cleveland, Indie Music & the 1970s
The Untold story of the Mid-West

music note Cocksucker Blues
The Stones' raunchiest fest

music note John Coltrane
Travels in interstellar space

music note Composers and Flatulence
Highbrow/lowbrow culture

music note Conservative punks
Oxymorons or reality?

music note Country Murder Songs
Carrying on a fine tradition

music note Croatian Folk Music
Modern acapella music

music note Culture Cycles
The 20-year revival rule

music note The Czech Gypsies
Never-Ending Roma Question

music note Danger Mouse & Mike Patton
Love, Italian Style

music note Miles Davis in the '70s
His most controversial decade

music noteThe Death of Singles
Hit songs no more?

music note Deep in the Heart of Tuva
Singing from the throat

music note De Rising Funky Tide of the Dirty South
Big & Rich, Gretchen Wilson, Kid Rock and friends

music note DIY or Die
Road rules from Elephant 6

music note Pete Doherty
Talent & tabloids

music note Doowop on YouTube
Hidden treasures found online

music note Down With Downloaing
The great online music debate

music note Drone Music
Its strange scattered history

music note Dunedin Fringe Festival
Kiwi avant gathering

music note Dutch cassette culture
A real underground community

music note Dylan's 'Love and Theft'
His later-day masterpiece?

music note Dutch Post-Punk
Who remembers Minny Pops?

music note Earache Records
Grindcore history

music note Steve Earle
Sympathy for an American terrorist

music note Electronic Music Survival Guide
Advice on aesthetics & finance

music note Elvis in 1969
Going back to his Memphis roots

music note EMP's Love and Theft
Reflections on the Seattle conference

music note Emo origins
What it is, where it's from & where to now?

music noteEmo Revisted
Thursday Fan Grows Up and Out

music note Brian Eno- A Sandbox in Alphaville
Previously unpublished Lester Bangs essay

music note Environ
70's jazz loft remembered

music noteErewhon Calling
New Zealand Noise Chronicle

music note The Experimental Disc Spinner
The DJ as Shaman

music note Experimental Musical Instruments
Not just guitars and drums

music note Experimental Instruments
Inventors' showcase

music note Experimental String Instruments
From ancient China to punk

music note Fact Records
Israeli experimental music

music note Fargo Rock City
Midwest experiences Metal

music note Flying Nun & Nationalism
Great label or just a myth?

music note Freak Folk Origins
Peter Stampfel explains

music note Freak Show
Race & New Weird America

music note Free Form Radio & Branding
Sellin' Out & Buying In

music note The French Can Rock
Mais oui!

music note Free Jazz
Theme Amour Universal

music noteFree Jazz
An introduction/entry-way 

music note Gamelan
How Western culture absorbed it

music note Don Gallucci
From the Kingsmen to the Stooges

music note Jerry Garcia "interview"
A chat from beyond the grave

music note Genre Definitions
Ultra rare punk & post-punk

music note Goema Music
South African carnival music

music note 'Go' songs & 'Stop' songs
Peter Stampfel explains

music note 'Goth-Fathers
Black Nail Origins

music noteGreatest Hits
Formerly know as 'Mixtape' 

music noteGnawa
Arabic music mash-up

music noteHacker Metal
Heshers in the Early Web

music noteHawaiian Music
Not just Don Ho

music noteJimi Hendrix
Band of Gypsys

music noteHendrix/Santana
Their classic Woodstock sets

music noteThe Hills
Britney’s New Baby: Teen TV

music noteBuddy Holly
His winning geek personna

music noteHome Recording
Outsiders come of age

music noteHow To Be A Rock Critic
Fighting Hootie and Rolling Stone

music noteHysterie of Can
Holger's side of the story

music noteI Lou Bot
Metal machine fiction

music noteImprov Techniques
Theories & approaches

music noteImprovisation
Is it music?  Greg Segal investigates

music noteIndian Collectors
Scouring for 78rpm treasures

music noteIndustrial Musicals
The artistic 'soul' of corporations 

music noteIndianapolis Funk
Socio-economic Midwest blues 

music noteIndie music downloads
Warnings from Chris Cutler 

music noteInstrument Worship
Cult or Snobbery? 

music noteIraq War & Music
composing under fire 

music noteIrish music industry today
Beyond U2, Van and Sinead 

music noteIs This Thing On?
famous production fuck-up's

music noteJapanese Club Scene
The Pay-To-Play System

music noteJapanese Hits
How they're made

music noteJapanese Record Stores
Singing docs & friendly bombs

music noteJazz's Evolution & Death
Rant/critique/commentary

music noteJazz Origins
The Days of Bix and Jelly Roll

music noteThe Jazz-Punk Connection
Free jazz as the first new wave

music noteJoi, Nikka Costa, Wicked Wisdom
Who says black sisters can't rock?

music noteThe Jolly Boys
Mento music in Jamaica

music noteCamden Joy
Great rock fictionals

music noteKaraoke
Behind the Japanese obsession

music noteAndy Kaufman/Bill Hicks
The comedians as Elvis' progeny?

music noteKilled By Death
The punkest of punk compilations

music noteK-Pop
Korea's latest popstars

music noteChuck Klosterman
Voice of a generation?

music note'Krautrock'
the real story

music noteL.A. Orchestra Pop
Its origins and legacy

music noteLarge Ensemble Free Jazz
Not oxymoronic at all, really

music noteLebanese Music
The burgeoning improv scene

music note'Listen Whitey!'
3 women poet-vocalists 

music noteLittle Willie John/Albert Ayler
Re-Viewing influences

music noteAlan Lomax
his Southern Journey

music noteLost Music Venues
Disappearing Gotham history

music noteLove Parade
Berlin Technostock- Love & Pancakes

music noteManchester
Forgotton 90's baggy bands

music noteMetallica
The ultimate prom-band?

music noteMetal Machine Music
Dissecting noise for meaning?

music noteMexican Rock
Its sad recent history

music noteMilwaukee
Cows, Beer, Punk Rock and Noise

music noteMingus, Trane, Vicious, Buddha
A fantasy play/get-together 

music noteMinimalism
Composer Philip Corner explains 

music noteMofo Techno
Stop worrying, start loving

music noteMonthly Mix Tape
Michaelangelo Matos picks 'em

music noteMotown Goes Hollywood
The liberalization of Motown

music noteMP3's in our lives
We have the technology

music noteMTV
Their early innocent years

music noteMusic As A Deadly Weapon
Bring the noise

music noteMusichound World
Byrne and Kidjo on 'world' music

music noteMusic Structure and Performance
Some anecdotes and observations

music noteMusic Therapy
We prescribe it in many forms

music noteMusical Divorce Albums
Dylan, Springsteen, Buckner

music noteMutek 2005
Highlights from the tech fest

music noteNavy Music
Non-Attack Drones & Improv

music noteA New, Bad Beginning
Rock fiction squalor

music noteNew Orleans Metal
The Big Easy's big noise

music note Fred Neil
The center of New York folk music

music note New York Rocker
Zine & indie rock history

music note 90's Noise
MBV, the Ex deconstruct rock

music note Nirvana
Long shadow over Seattle

music noteNorth Carolina Punk
Tar Heel history

music noteN-th Wave
The new school of indie rock?

music noteNu-Metal
The Good/Bad/Ugly of Rap-Metal

music noteThe Occult and Popular Music
'Evil' running rampant

music noteOff Island Chinese Singers
A video/musical match-up

music note Old-Time Music
Don't call it 'bluegrass'

music noteOHM- Gurus of Electronic Music
Essays/interviews with the pioneers

music noteJohn Otway
'Cor baby it's me!

music noteOutsider Music
The inside out of...

music noteJimmy Page
Genius or thief?

music notePeruvian Chicha
The Brooklyn Connection

music noteLiz Phair-Dixie Chicks
At the front of cultural wars 

music notePipedown
Stop the muzak 

music noteP-Funk & the Dead
Cosmic collusions 

music notePlease Release Me
Disappearing and mangled music

music notePort Arthur Blues
Texas Showdown

music notePost-Rock Cliches
Formula for '90's music

music notePrince
The secret 2 maintaining his royalty

music noteProg Rock defended!
It's hip so get used to it

music notePscyhobilly
UK roots revival

music noteProvidence Rock
Art + noise = a strange scene

music notePublic Image Limited
The 1981 riot show at the Ritz

music noteQueering Classic Rock
Testerone implications

music noteRadio Quotas
Do they really work? 

music noteRap/Metal How To
Making your own band 

music noteReasonable Guide to Rock Critics
How to spot them and avoid them

music noteRecord Fairs
Their psycho-geography

music noteRecord Rituals
Strange ceremonies revealed music noteReggae & the Punk Legacy
The Womens' Story

music noteRoller Derby
Theme music for elbowing

music noteSimon Reynolds feature
UK rave/jungle pirate radio

music noteRock and American Literature
The not-so-obvious connections

music noteRock's Heroin Connection
Rock 'n' horse

music note Russian Jazz
Post-Perestroika music

music noteSacred Steel
Hawaiian Guitar Gets Saved

music noteSalsa in the 70's
Popularized by Tommy?

music noteSampling
From concrete to hip-hop

music noteSatanic Majesties
Stones album not unloved

music noteThe Savoy Music Center
Saturday in Eunice LA

music noteScottish Music
From Folk To Electronica

music noteSelling Out
What does it mean for an artist?

music noteSextant & Dr. M
Herbie Hancock meets Matthew Bourne

music noteSharpies
Aussie fashion & violence

music noteJohn Sinclair
Recent writings from the Big Easy

music noteSituationism & Rock
Dickens Meets the Sex Pistols

music noteSka's Third Wave
Waiting for the next wave

music noteSnorecore
Spacemen 3, Low and more

music noteSolo Percussion
Not just snoozy drum solos

music noteSong Poems
Amateurs' top 40 dreams

music noteSonic Youth in Serbia
Rough Guide to the Dark Side

music noteSound Poetry
Its dada origins & beyond

music noteSoundscape
RIP another NYC music venue

music noteJon Spencer Blues Explosion
Extended Travelogue

music note Bruce Springsteen
Born in the USA/Viva Vietnam

music noteSST Records
Legendary punk label 

music note Subtropic's Music Fest
Florida's avant gathering music noteSuicide Note Songs
BOC, Ozzy, Nilsson and More

music note Surf Ballroom
Pilgrimage to history

music note Swiss Underground
80s punk/newwave

music note A Taste of Krautrock
Survey of German rock's golden age

music note The Technology Trap
Will digital FX save or kill music?

music note Telephone Hold Music
A fevered quest for muzak

music note Temporary Residence Records
Of Sky Explosion and Eluvium

music note Trance Music
Its dizzying history

music noteTropicalia's Dark Side
The destruction of Brazil's music?

music noteTrue Temperament
Guitars in 'strange' scales

music noteTurntablism
From John Cage to Kid Koala 

music note20th Century's Greatest Hits
Paul Williams' tally 

music noteTwo Tales From the Rave
The decline and renewal of dance music 

music noteUnder Appreciated Moments
In Jazz and creative music

music noteUnderground Hip-Hop
Who/what killed it?

music noteCreating Unique Music From It
Who/what killed it?

music noteThe Vinyl Anachronist
Our expert on fantastic plastic

music note Virginia Rock
Not just GWAR

music noteMuddy Waters
His least-loved album

music noteWest Cork Chamber Music
Classical festival

music noteSonny Boy Williamson
His secrets revealed

music noteWinnipeg Rocks
Canada's hidden music scene

music noteWorld War I music
The pro's and con's of pop

music noteXenakis
Aesthetics of his early works

music note Xenharmonics
Beyond 12-tone with Ivor Darreg

music note Yodelling
Not just for the Swiss mountains?

music note Zappa & Cleveland
New music in the midwest
 

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