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Gordon Fox’s Motown moment

If there are partisan grumblings at the Rhode Island School of Designs's Fleet Library amid Speaker of the House Gordon Fox's "History of Motown" lecture, they're drowned out by the music.
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By PHILIP EIL  |  February 08, 2013
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Kid Cudi | Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager

If nothing else, Kid Cudi continues to confound expectations of how the role of star rapper should be played.
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By LUKE O'NEIL  |  November 12, 2010
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More soul from Adam and the Waxmen

Adam and the Waxmen deliver this weekend (shows Friday and Saturday at the Big Easy) their sophomore release, Universal Soldiers, a stronger disc than their debut, Just Play from 2008.
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By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 22, 2010
Boston's A Loss for Words cover the Jackson 5, metal-style: Better or worse than Alien Ant Farm's MJ cover?

Boston's A Loss for Words cover the Jackson 5, metal-style: Better or worse than Alien Ant Farm's MJ cover?


 Some people are mad at how boy bands and metal bands are pretty much indistinguishable these days. Not us. We're big fans of Dillinger Escape...
By Carly Carioli  |  April 20, 2010
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Jackson 5 | I Want You Back! Unreleased Masters

If you’ve ever wondered how great it might be to hear a slowed-down version of “ABC” that lacks all the youthful charm of the original, this set of previously unreleased Jackson 5 recordings is for you.
Motown/Universal (2009)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  November 13, 2009
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Review: The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker | Burn It Down

These Nashville-based high ministers of retro-groove — known for their muscular live sermons — broaden their gospel on CD #2.
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By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  September 11, 2009


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Feel the music

I personally find it comforting that the current number-one single in the country has a chorus that goes "I'll gas up the jet for you tonight, and baby we can go wherever you like."
We may be the last generation to give tangible tunes for Christmas
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 08, 2008