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Edie Brickell, Matmos, Elvis Costello

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Gentle jazz from Elvis Costello; Jamaican Reggae producer Augustus Pablo; German electronic rap with Pole; San Francisco electronica duo Matmos; and a Kurt Vonnegut tribute from The Dandy Warhols. Featured Artist: Edie Brickell.

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Edie Brickell, Matmos, Elvis Costello

Volcano

Oo La La

  • Artist: Edie Brickell
  • Song: Oo La La
  • From: Volcano

This is Edie Brickell's first album of new material in nearly a decade.

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North

Someone Took the Words Away

  • Artist: Elvis Costello
  • Song: Someone Took the Words Away
  • From: North

Elvis Costello's latest CD comes only a year after he released the experimental rock album, When I Was Cruel. On North he tries his hand at original torch ballads.

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King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown

Frozen Dub

  • Artist: Augustus Pablo/King Tubby
  • Song: Frozen Dub
  • From: King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown [Bonus Tracks]

Originally released in 1976, this is one of the all-time great dub records from one of Jamaica's most influential Reggae producers.

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Pole

Slow Motion

  • Artist: Pole
  • Song: Slow Motion
  • From: Pole

Pole is the alter ego for German musician Stefan Betke. Here he mixes his electronic dub with Ohio rapper Fat Jon.

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The Civil War

For The Trees

  • Artist: Matmos
  • Song: For The Trees
  • From: The Civil War

If you liked Bjork's album, Vespertine you can give some of the credit to Martin Schmidt and Drew Daniel, otherwise known as Matmos. The two produced much of the music for Vespertine on laptop computers. On their latest solo album, they offer an unusual remembrance of the Civil Wars in England and the U.S.

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Welcome to the Monkey House

I Am Sound

  • Artist: The Dandy Warhols
  • Song: I Am Sound
  • From: Welcome to the Monkey House

Part psychedelic rock, part modern pop with a dose of humor, the Dandy Warhols draw inspiration for this tune from David Bowie.

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