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Music, Reviewed Blood on the Wall

Blood on the Wall

From the seething yet soulful din of this Big Apple bent-blues band's third record, it sounds like its members have spent the past three years on tour arguing over highway directions whilst munching on Funyuns and letting out hangover burps.…
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Music, Hear This Jazz legends Alice and Ravi Coltrane hit SF Jazz Fest

Jazz legends Alice and Ravi Coltrane hit SF Jazz Fest

Some bands are good for a brief fling then forgotten; others you pathologically revisit because they've got their teeth buried in your buttons. Sweden's Love Is All is in the latter category; it skronks with such overdriven insistence the music…
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Music, Reviewed Fire Engines

Fire Engines

In 1980, the Fire Engines were one of Scotland's most thrilling bands, prone to playing 20-minute sets in which spasmodic guitars and hyperactive drums circled each other like wild, hungry beasts. Combined with Davy Henderson's hypercaffeinated, yelping vocals, the quartet…
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Music, Reviewed James Chance

James Chance

In the late '70s, singer/saxophonist James Chance combined the snarling attitude of punk, the noisy squall of free-jazz, and the rhythms of dance clubs to create a sound so difficult and weird that almost no one listened to it. Despite…
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