Saby Reyes-Kulkarni

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  • 6 years ago

    With his soaring voice and arena-rock fluency, Todd Rundgren seemed destined for hit-after-hit superstardom when he released his third album, the entirely self-recorded Something/Anything, in 1972. Looking back, though, it was clear that Rundgren ...

  • 6 years ago

    It wouldn't be far off to call Portland, Oregon's Blind Pilot a pop band in folkie disguise—but it would be a little unfair. There's something to be said for the skill with which principal members Israel Nebeker and Ryan Dobrowski dress thei...

  • 7 years ago

    Life can be tricky for metalheads who turn to heavy music to galvanize their conscience. If that sounds like a stereotype, admit it: Plenty of metal bands play into the meathead/douchebag/sociopath thing and do it with pride. Gojira isn't one of t...

  • 7 years ago

    While parents have predictably freaked out over the social menace imposed by blues, jazz, secular R&B, rock 'n' roll, heavy metal, rap and techno, they never seemed to bat an eyelash over Steely Dan. In fact, they seemed to dig the band more than ...

  • 8 years ago

    Even before the heavy guitars kick in, San Antonio trio Girl in a Coma shows more dimension than we've heard since the days when the word punk meant not only the Ramones but also Talking Heads and Patti Smith. When the guitars start to race, the c...

  • 8 years ago

    This Portland trio clearly doesn't want people to know much about its background. Its latest album, Friend and Foe, though visually impressive with its cutout CD booklet and clever use of contrasting colors, contains almost nothing in the way of i...


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