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1996 Stories by Roni Sarig

Archives: 1997 | 1996 | 1995
  • Recordings

    published October 3, 1996

    Toots and the Maytals Time Tough: The Anthology (Island) The 30-year career of Frederick "Toots" Hibbert and his band the... More >>

  • Recordings

    published August 29, 1996

    Love Nut Bastards of Melody (Interscope) As a genre, power pop didn't always guarantee great songwriting, a la XTC, Elvis... More >>

  • Recordings

    published July 25, 1996

    Neil Young & Crazy Horse Broken Arrow (Reprise) Among the phrases you least want to hear from a musician, "Hey, let's jam"... More >>

  • Pick Up Your Microphones

    published July 25, 1996

    Who would have thought Elwood Blues would bring us the premier hip-hop tour of the summer and, so far, the decade? Dan Aykroyd's House of... More >>

  • Tune Town

    published July 18, 1996

    Here's what you've already been told about the H.O.R.D.E. festival: That it's the hippie Lollapalooza. That it's something for Deadheads to follow... More >>

  • Recordings

    published July 18, 1996

    The Grifters Ain't My Lookout (Sub Pop) Too often I'll forget a CD in my portable player until I go to put in another disc... More >>

  • Recordings

    published July 11, 1996

    The Kelley Deal 6000 Go to the Sugar Altar (Nice Records) There are roughly two kinds of identical twins in the world: Those... More >>

  • Recordings

    published April 18, 1996

    Live Tracks (Freedom) The Derailers Jackpot (Watermelon) These two albums prove that your arms are never too short... More >>

  • Recordings

    published March 28, 1996

    Dadawa Sister Drum (Sire) Her name is Dadawa. She's the 25-year-old singing daughter of a science magazine editor in the... More >>

  • Recordings

    published February 29, 1996

    The Refreshments Fizzy, Fuzzy, Big & Buzzy (Mercury) There's nothing like success to bring out the muttering bastards. Instead... More >>

  • Recordings

    published February 15, 1996

    Ministry Filth Pig (Warner Bros.) Like a piece of heavy machinery commandeered by a speed freak, the Ministry juggernaut rolls... More >>

  • Recordings

    published February 8, 1996

    AC/DC Ballbreaker (AC/DC) AC/DC albums are about as interchangeable as Heinz Ketchup bottles on your grocer's shelf, but you'd... More >>

  • Recordings

    published January 11, 1996

    Boss Hog Boss Hog (DGC) It's hard not to think of Boss Hog as the Mrs. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. Not only is the Hog led by... More >>

  • Recordings

    published January 4, 1996

    Alice in Chains Alice in Chains (Columbia) Alice in Chains' new, eponymous album would make a perfect soundtrack to one of... More >>

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