Monthly Archives: May 2000

Papa Roach: Infest

The major-label debut by this California band not only rocks hard, but tackles tough topics as well. Rocker/songwriter Coby Dick sings passionately about kids who don’t care, his own hard times growing up, and the lessons he learned along the … Continue reading

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Ozomatli: Ozomatli

Their self-titled debut makes Ozomatli sound like one of the world’s great live shows–a party band with a brain–and they pull it off deftly. Released: 6/16/1999 Label: No Label Visit Artist’s Website… Genre: Latin All Ozomatli profiles… About Ozomatli Bass … Continue reading

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David Grisman: The Pizza Tapes

When a cassette tape of this jam session with Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia and flatpicker Tony Rice disappeared from the kitchen table, David Grissman jokingly blamed the pizza delivery guy. Now one of the hottest bootlegs of the 90’s … Continue reading

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Bobby Hutcherson: Skyline

"This album shows, in musical terms, how I’m at peace with living on the edge." So notes master vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, who takes his cues in this new CD from Superman, Dexter Gordon, Doo-Wop, and many other sources. Released: 1/26/2000 … Continue reading

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Steve Haggard: Mysterious Ways

Nashville singer-songwriter Steve Haggard sees his songs as an antidote for people who take life too seriously. He likes to have fun, and in his quieter moments reflect on the mysteries in life that nobody can figure out. Released: 7/1/2000 … Continue reading

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B.B. King: Let the Good Times Roll, The Music of Louis Jordan

Albums consisting entirely of one artist paying tribute to another are commonplace, especially in the blues world where a particular artist’s musical heritage is easy to trace. Released: 10/5/1999 Label: Universal Genre: Blues/Roots All B.B. King profiles… The CD B.B. … Continue reading

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Dilated Peoples: The Platform

From a series of impromptu freestyle sessions at L.A.’s Hip Hop Shop in 1992, Dilated Peoples has grown into one of the most influential indie acts on the West Coast. After a decade as a force in the LA underground, … Continue reading

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Terry Radigan: Terry Radigan

Terry Radigan composes and sings a range of catchy, smart pop songs on her debut release on Vanguard. Radigan’s tunes aren’t just fun to listen and dance to; they recall the lush orchestration and tone of great pop singers from … Continue reading

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