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Cinematic excess

Eight years after its completion, The Cremaster Cycle , Matthew Barney's interminable multi-media opus, continues to befuddle and intrigue audiences.
Matthew Barney's seven-hour Cremaster Cycle descends in the Portland Museum of Art
By ANNIE LARMON  |  November 12, 2010
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All Tomorrow's Parties: MBV

If you thought that you could handle the band’sjangly rattle and strum, then you had to brace yourself for “You Made Me Realise,” which was interrupted by an excursion into bone-melting NOISE.
My Bloody Valentine at Kutshers Country Resort, Monticello, New York, September 19-21, 2008
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  September 23, 2008
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Beyond illbient

When I get DJ Spooky on the phone a week ago Tuesday, he’s fresh home in New York City from Antarctica.
DJ Spooky goes global
By JON GARELICK  |  January 14, 2008
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Chairmen of the boards

Not unlike Swedish, Tagalog, and Esperanto, music is a language, with its own conjugations and (lewdly) dangling participles.
Our critics pick the 14 producers with the fattest, meanest beats
By PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 18, 2007
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Warrior riffery

American metal has lost its heart. Who is keeping the tradition of warrior metal alive?
The Viking metal of Amon Amarth
By PHIL FREEMAN  |  February 27, 2007
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Evil incarnate

Metal reveres above all the single mind, undivided by doubt or the gentle dialectics of sanity.
Slayer stick to their Satanic program
By JAMES PARKER  |  September 28, 2006