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Notable new CDs

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by Arsenio Orteza
Posted 6/13/19, 03:31 pm

Deeper Roots: Where the Bluegrass Grows

Steven Curtis Chapman

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Way too punk

Music | One promising band from the 1990s tells its story of getting stuck in the no-man’s-land between the Christian music market and a wider market
by Emily Belz
Posted 6/12/19, 04:04 pm

The drummer, bass player, and guitarist from the punk rock band Luxury sat at a hotel bar in New York, laughing over some ridiculous Meat Loaf T-shirts someone handed to them in Times Square. They ordered ginger ale, cranberry juice, and water. 

“That’s a weird set of drinks,” said Glenn Black, Luxury’s drummer.

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Faithful evocations

Music | A dive into Poe, a new project for Parsons, and a classical compendium
by Arsenio Orteza
Posted 5/30/19, 02:44 pm

With The Hermetic Organ, Vol. 6: For Edgar Allan Poe (Tzadik), the experimental multi-instrumentalist John Zorn has taken one of the strangest headlong plunges of his long and prolific career. Not that there’s anything strange about the concept. The Google site “Poe in Music” identifies 30 previous instances of musicians’ having drawn inspiration from Edgar Allan Poe.

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