Music reviews

  • Aimee Mann

    "Bachelor No.2" escapes the corporate music machine to deliver a well-crafted, soulful collection of songs.

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  • Ben Harper

    Musically and lyrically, 4th album "Burn to Shine" heads towards the middle of the road.

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  • Crowded House

    "Afterglow" is a collection of out-takes, rarities and concert favourites from 1985 to 1996.

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  • Foo Fighters

    Dave Grohl's post-Nirvana project grows some more with a third studio album.

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  • Garbage

    "Beautiful Garbage" veers from the band's indie-electronic origins into 80s-like pop numbers.

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  • Gomez

    "Liquid Skin" is a low-key follow-up to their Mercury award-winning debut.

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  • Matthew Sweet

    "In Reverse" is a kaleidoscope of downbeat tunes.

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  • Paul Kelly

    Live show at Whelan's, Dublin in 1999.

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  • Sparklehorse

    "It's a Wonderful Life" features a host of indie cameos blended into a dark, but unpolished collection.

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  • Spiderbait

    "Grand Slam" goes into hummable, danceable indie pop tunes.

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  • Supergrass

    Self-titled "Supergrass" brings more pop-hooks and brotherly harmonies.

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  • The Pharcyde

    Veteran Californian hip-hop crew hits the Capital of Europe.

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