Steve Miller Band

Steve Miller Band

Before a remarkable run of three-chord monsters, Steve Miller was a soulful, highly respected Bay Area guitar slinger operating mostly under the mainstream radar.
Long Walk Home: Music From the Rabbit-Proof Fence

Long Walk Home: Music From the Rabbit-Proof Fence

For those who have long loved Passion —Peter Gabriel's Middle Eastern-inflected score to Martin Scorsese's 1989 film The Last Temptation of Christ (now reissued in a remastered edition by Universal)—the intrepid artist's soundtrack to the Australian film Rabbit-Proof Fence should prove nearly as compelling.
The Pixies

The Pixies

Unbeknownst to the majority of Pixies fans, the March 1987 recording session that produced the band's stunning debut album, Come on Pilgrim, also served as the spine for the rest of its career.
Muzikizum

Muzikizum

Members of the global club community have been patiently awaiting a full-length from X-Press 2 since the early-'90s, when the British house trio—Ashley Beedle, Rocky, and Diesel—ripped dancefloors apart with its early singles, the power-packed "Muzik X-Press" and "London X-Press." Years later, at the start of this decade, X-Press 2 released three back-to-back U.K.
A1

A1

Overseas, foursome A1 has evolved from your standard-issue boy band to a credible acoustic-framed ensemble with tenacity.
Hard Candy

Hard Candy

Playing the role of good-time guys is easier said than done for Counting Crows.
Dirty Child

Dirty Child

A former A&R executive and DJ, Rosey has turned the tables to become a performing artist with much potential.
Today, Tomorrow & Forever

Today, Tomorrow & Forever

One hundred previously unreleased cuts from Elvis Presley would be greeted with enthusiasm any time, and arriving near the 25th anniversary of his death, this lavishly packaged and meticulously annotated four-CD set from the RCA vaults does not disappoint aesthetically or historically.
Crucible

Crucible

Resurrection, the debut album of ex-Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford's namesake band, won widespread head-banging approval from metal critics in 2000.
Twinemen

Twinemen

Somewhat surprisingly, Dana Colley and Billy Conway have shown great determination and resilience in the three years since the death of their former Morphine bandmate, vocalist/ two-string bassist Mark Sandman.
Dirty District

Dirty District

The latest in Sequence's mix-tape sessions, Slum Village's Dirty District takes you into the heart of Detroit.
Waltz for Koop.

Waltz for Koop.

Swedish duo Koop—composers/producers/ remixers Oscar Simonsson and Magnus Zingmark—create the kind of sublime jazzy electronic landscapes that sit comfortably alongside offerings from the likes of Zero 7, Nuyorican Soul, and Kruder & Dorfmeister, as well as Donald Byrd.
Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith

Already a commercially successful songwriter, East Tennessee native Anthony Smith now makes some big noise as a recording artist with this Mercury debut.

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