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Digitally remastered and expanded edition of this 1985 album from Todd Rundgren and Utopia including three bonus tracks. POV was the final studio album by Rundgren, Kasim Sulton, Roger Powell and Willie Wilcox. Following on the heels of Oblivion, the album retained the usual quirkiness and musical excellence associated with Utopia. Featuring classics such as 'Zen Machine', 'Mystified' and 'Play This Game', this new edition includes three bonus tracks including a rare b-side and two songs recorded in 1986 for the Trivia compilation. Esoteric. 2011.
POV
Utopia
Secret Society
Genre: Classic Rock
Year: 2011
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The Yes Album
Yes
I've Seen All Good People: a. Your Move, b. All Good People
Genre: Rock
Year: 2003
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Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs of Stephen Foster (DRM)
Stephen Foster
Hard Times Come Again No More
Genre: Folk
Year: 2004
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Egyptology
World Party
Vocal Interlude
Genre: Rock
Year: 2006
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Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs of Stephen Foster (DRM)
Stephen Foster
Hard Times Come Again No More
Genre: Folk
Year: 2004
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Weezer, those geek rockers who topped mid-'90s charts with those oh-so-precious pop fables "Undone (The Sweater Song)" and "Buddy Holly," were almost undone by 1997's bombastic Pinkerton. Their sophomore release turned its back on the band's clean-cut debut, with a thrash approach more influenced by Sabbath and Kiss than the Beach Boys. On their third album (self-titled, like their first, but referred to as the "Green Album"), the band makes a concentrated effort to return to anthemic '60s punky pop, demonstrating that, for Weezer at least, it's rather easy being green. In fact, one could say they're almost as green as Green Day, especially on "Knockdown Dragout." At their best, Weezer show such boundless energy and gleeful aplomb that you'd swear you were listening to a lost Badfinger album. Conversely, Rivers Cuomo's twisted genius makes its way onto the anxious and paranoid "Hash Pipe" and the jittery "Glorious Days," making the "Green Album" the most absorbing and rounded vision from these pop masters yet. --Jaan Uhelszki
Weezer (Green Album)
Weezer
Hash Pipe
Genre: Rock
Year: 2001
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Songs For Silverman
Ben Folds
Bastard
Genre: Pop
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2015 album from San Francisco rock giants & their first in 18 years! Includes 'Superhero' & 'Motherf**ker'.
Sol Invictus
Faith No More
Superhero
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Orange Swirl
Andy Timmons
Nobody Cares About Julie
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Orange Swirl
Andy Timmons
My Friend
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Orange Swirl
Andy Timmons
State of Mind
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Orange Swirl
Andy Timmons
Please Come Home
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LUX
Brian Eno
LUX 1
Genre: Alternative Rock
Year: 2012
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Limited deluxe CD/DVD edition includes bonus DVD. 2010 release, the sixth album from the colossally popular Australian band and the follow-up to 2006's Time on Earth. Produced by chief songwriter Neil Finn with Jim Scott, who produced the 7 Worlds Collide sessions, it sees the band introducing new ideas into their classic Pop-Rock sound. It features the web single "Saturday Sun" and includes musical contributions from Jon Brion, Lisa Germano and Finn's son Liam.
Intriguer
Crowded House
Amsterdam
Genre: Rock
Year: 2010
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Bruce Hornsby is now best known for his stints playing keyboards with the Grateful Dead and for his involvement in such post-Dead projects as the Further Festival. An incomparable keyboard wizard whose skills are widely admired while his albums are consistently underrated, Hornsby's greatest commercial success is slipping rapidly into the past. His 1986 debut, The Way It Is (recorded with his band, the Range) is the high watermark of his career commercially, having sold several million copies and spawned a trio of hit singles, including "Mandolin Rain," "Every Little Kiss," and of course, the No. 1 smash, "The Way It Is." Overall, it's Hornsby's most tuneful album, though not necessarily his most accomplished work. His is a catalog that is long overdue for reevaluation. --Daniel Durchholz
The Way It Is
Bruce Hornsby
Mandolin Rain
Genre: Rock
Year: 1986
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Strum Sum Up
Dug Pinnick
Perfect World
Genre: Rock
Year: 2007
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Strum Sum Up
Dug Pinnick
Perfect World (Pt 2)
Genre: Rock
Year: 2007
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Sky Full of Holes
Fountains Of Wayne
Someone's Gonna Break Your Heart
Genre: Alternative Rock
Year: 2011
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Late For The Sky
Jackson Browne
Fountain Of Sorrow
Genre: Pop
Year: 2014
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King Kong Vol. 2 - EP
Bob Schneider
The Stars over Your House
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Snoop Dogg's new album is BUSH, available May 12th. The album is entirely produced by friend, fellow-innovator, and Grammy Award-winner Pharrell Williams, and is the latest offering from one of music's most prolific and revered trendsetters. The historic pairing between longtime friends Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams came after multiple successful collaborations in the studio, which started over a decade ago. As noted by Snoop Dogg, the duo made a pact with each other to restore the 'missing' vibe in today's music by creating songs dedicated to a "better present and an ideal future."Channeling retro-futuristic funk topped with a feel-good mix of R&B and pop, BUSH blossoms with "a funkadelic glow," says Snoop Dogg, "totally different than anything either of us has ever done." Anchored by Pharrell's effervescent production and Snoop's smooth vocals and delivery, the album features a number of surprise collaborations. Snoop Dogg has sold more than 35 million albums worldwide, reigning for more than two decades as one of the most recognizable giants in music. Snoop's successful incarnations within music, film & TV, his Snoop Youth Football League, fashion, brands and technology continues to set him apart as the consummate cultural icon, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
BUSH
Snoop Dogg
Peaches N Cream (feat. Charlie Wilson)
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2008 album Momofuku by Elvis Costello and the Imposters. When Elvis Costello's first record was released in 1977, his bristling cynicism and anger linked him with the Punk and New Wave explosion. Over the decades Elvis Costello has anchored his song lyrics with diverse music of many genres. On the homefront, Elvis Costello and famous pianist wife Diana Krall became parents to twin sons in December 2006. 12 tracks.
Momofuku
Elvis Costello
American Gangster Time
Genre: Rock
Year: 2008
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Fragile
Yes
America (Remastered LP Version )
Genre: Rock
Year: 2008
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Global
Todd Rundgren
This Island Earth
Genre: Rock
Year: 2015
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Global
Todd Rundgren
Evrybody
Genre: Rock
Year: 2015
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Global
Todd Rundgren
Global Nation
Genre: Rock
Year: 2015
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Global
Todd Rundgren
Flesh & Blood
Genre: Rock
Year: 2015
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Global
Todd Rundgren
Fate
Genre: Rock
Year: 2015
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Global
Todd Rundgren
Soothe
Genre: Rock
Year: 2015
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A kinder, gentler Cake? You'd never know it from listening to the opening track, a ditty with the rather unconventional title "Satan Is My Motor." But the truth is, most of Prolonging the Magic finds the Sacramento, California, quintet toning down the arch commentary of tracks such as "Rock and Roll Lifestyle" and "The Distance" from albums Motorcade of Generosity and Fashion Nugget. In its place is straight-ahead observational songwriting on "Alpha Beta Parking Lot" and "Guitar," and the naked, if still quirky, relationship commentaries "Where Would I Be?" and "Walk on By." Not to worry: The group's trademark humor is still in place on "You Turn the Screws" and "Sheep Go to Heaven," while touches of steel guitar and musical saw expand their already unusual sonic palette. As the title suggests, Cake seems capable of prolonging the magic a while longer. --Daniel Durchholz
Prolonging the Magic
Cake
Alpha Beta Parking Lot
Genre: Alternative
Year: 2001
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Time Is Fiction
Edison Glass
All Our Memories
Genre: Rock/Pop
Year: 2007
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The Marble Index
Nico
No One Is There
Genre: Rock
Year: 1969
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The Ark
Chad & Jeremy
Transatlantic Trauma 1966
Genre: Pop
Year: 1968
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Any major dude will tell you that this immaculate jazz-pop collection sounds like it could have been recorded mere months, not 11 years, after The Nightfly. A Steely Dan LP in all but name, Fagen and Walter Becker offer killer horn charts, lite-funk grooves, airy guitar riffs and hipster sci-fi lyrics. --Jeff Bateman
Kamakiriad
Donald Fagen
Trans-Island Skyway
Genre: Rock
Year: 1993
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Black Sea
XTC
Towers Of London (2001 Digital Remaster)
Genre: Alternative Rock
Year: 2002
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Bon Iver
Bon Iver
Towers
Genre: Alternative Rock
Year: 2011
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Lucinda Williams does anguish so well it’s easy to forget that Happy Woman Blues is not just the title of her 1980 album, but also the way she thinks of herself. That identity comes across full force in Little Honey, the follow-up to 2007’s heavily brooding West, where her melancholy voice seemed to creak with sadness. Here, a full-throated Williams revels in the rejuvenation of her engagement to her manager/co-producer Tom Overby, over whom she’s positively giddy on "Real Love." Her newfound bliss opens the floodgates to a musical revival, as well, since Little Honey, her ninth studio album, ranks as one of her most diverse, ranging from pounding rock ‘n’ roll (the raw sex of the title track) to the Hank Williams-ish country blues of "Well, Well, Well," to "Knowing"'s ‘60s soul. But some of the finest writing appears on "Plan to Marry," as thoughtful a meditation on love as any time-honored sonnet. Just when Williams seems to have run the gamut, she pulls out a Stones-y (via Louisiana) cover of AC/DC’s "It’s a Long Way to the Top" as the punctuation mark. It all makes for a rollicking ride with one of roots-rock's most unpredictable and passionate artists. -– Alanna Nash
Little Honey
Lucinda Williams
Real Love
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Snoop Dogg's new album is BUSH, available May 12th. The album is entirely produced by friend, fellow-innovator, and Grammy Award-winner Pharrell Williams, and is the latest offering from one of music's most prolific and revered trendsetters. The historic pairing between longtime friends Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams came after multiple successful collaborations in the studio, which started over a decade ago. As noted by Snoop Dogg, the duo made a pact with each other to restore the 'missing' vibe in today's music by creating songs dedicated to a "better present and an ideal future."Channeling retro-futuristic funk topped with a feel-good mix of R&B and pop, BUSH blossoms with "a funkadelic glow," says Snoop Dogg, "totally different than anything either of us has ever done." Anchored by Pharrell's effervescent production and Snoop's smooth vocals and delivery, the album features a number of surprise collaborations. Snoop Dogg has sold more than 35 million albums worldwide, reigning for more than two decades as one of the most recognizable giants in music. Snoop's successful incarnations within music, film & TV, his Snoop Youth Football League, fashion, brands and technology continues to set him apart as the consummate cultural icon, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
BUSH
Snoop Dogg
California Roll (feat. Stevie Wonder)
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...Like Clockwork
Queens Of The Stone Age
Fairweather Friends
Genre: Alternative Rock
Year: 2013
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...Like Clockwork
Queens Of The Stone Age
Smooth Sailing
Genre: Alternative Rock
Year: 2013
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