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Lucinda Williams, Tortoise, David Byrne

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Lucinda Williams, Tortoise, David Byrne

Lucinda Williams, Tortoise, David Byrne

Lucinda Williams, Tortoise, David Byrne

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The passionate sounds of Lucinda Williams; R.L. Burnside sings of hard times and bad luck; the crazy rhythms of Tuatara and Tortoise; the African group, Tarika; and the new pop of David Byrne.

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Lucinda Williams, Tortoise, David Byrne

Breaking the Ethers

Saturday Night Church

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Saturday Night Church

  • from Breaking the Ethers
  • by Tuatara

Based in Seattle, Tuatara is a mix of musicians from several other popular rock bands, including R.E.M. and Luna. But the music here isn't rock. They say it's a mix of everything they've ever listened to.

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Standards

Six Pack

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Six Pack

  • from Standards
  • by Tortoise

Like Tuatara, Tortoise is not only named after an ancient reptile, it's also a conglomorate of musicians from other groups. Their music is quirky, repetitive and entirely original.

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Wish I Was in Heaven Sitting Down

Hard Times on the Killin' Floor

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Hard Times on the Killin' Floor

  • from Wish I Was in Heaven Sitting Down
  • by R.L. Burnside

R.L. Burnside has been playing the blues for more than 50 years. He was only recently made famous when his music was featured on the popular TV program, The Sopranos.

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Essence

Essence

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Essence

  • from Essence
  • by Lucinda Williams

Lucinda Williams is best known for her 1998 Grammy award-winning album, Car Wheels On A Gravel Road. The CD featured here is her first release since then -- a rich collection of country soul.

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Soul Makassar

(Malalako) Be My Baby

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(Malalako) Be My Baby

  • from Soul Makassar
  • by Tarika

Tarika is an African group from Madagascar. Their music is distinctly modern, though rooted in traditional African rhythms and dance.

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Look into the Eyeball

The Great Intoxication

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The Great Intoxication

  • from Look into the Eyeball
  • by David Byrne

Since the breakup of The Talking Heads in 1991, David Byrne has released a half a dozen solo albums, written books, and shown his photography at several exhibits. His latest release is Look Into the Eyeball.

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