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Vibe (6/00, p.219) - "...Singing that sounds like sunshine on a cloudy day....whether embellishing hushed choruses with resonant riffing...or mixing shimmering harmonies with individual star turns on doo-wop/hip hop-soul fusions..."0.3687236

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Entertainment Weekly (10/23/92, p.65) - "...With poised quartet performances and empathetic duets, FROM THE SOUL shows that Lovano is one of the still-flowering greats on his instrument..." - Rating: B+Q (11/92, p.112) - 3 Stars - Good - "...the controlled energy of the whole session bespeak[s] a man in his prime..."Down Beat (9/92, p.36) - 4.5 Stars - Very Good Plus - "...[Lovano is] living proof that experience is the best teacher....a well-rounded postbopper for whom free jazz is simply a logical outgrowth of tradition; but he's more introverted and eclectic, smoothly melding genres from swing to fusion..."Option (Nov.-Dec./92, p.126) - "...Lovano plays with a listenable, full tone, a seemingly endless supply of improvisational ideas, and an authoritative sound of his own...Lovano is helped immeasurably by a remarkable band..."Musician (11/92, p.106) - "...Lovano's hard/soft tenor lines create a mature, enthralling persona. Simultaneously driving and drifting, they divulge Lovano's musical inheritance and his emotional largesse..."Village Voice (11/3/92, p.89) - "...He just gets better and better...Dave Holland and Ed Blackwell form as supple a rhythm team as any soloist could wish for..." - Rating: A15.28607

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Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.116) - Ranked #84 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "...Another classic..."Q (p.120) - "[A] revelation, as producer Jerry Wexler guided her towards an inspired fusion of gospel, blues and R&B."Q (5/00, p.135) - Included in Q Magazine's "Best Soul Albums Of All Time"Q (7/93, p.106) - 5 Stars - Indispensable - "...arguably Aretha's all-time great...her closing sequence of Thank-the-Lord hollerings would transport a trainload of atheists to Heaven's gate..."Vibe (12/99, p.158) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th Century15.27818

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Living Blues (6/03, pp.105-6) - "...His fusions of early-'60s pop R&B, soul, blues, and the like were a forerunner to the soul-blues that began hitting for Malaco in the '80s....Patterson's the kind of artist who gives journeymen a good name..."11.62517

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Rolling Stone (p.70) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A]mid R&B-gig standards like the Temptations' 'My Girl,' the melodic invention in Redding's songs and the emotional investment in his performances mark the point at which he stopped merely singing soul music. He now created his own..."Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.114) - Ranked #74 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time"Rolling Stone (8/17/00, p.114) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...Redding's true dictionary of soul, a stunning journey through the past and future vocabulary of R&B....documenting a masterful artist rising to...the immense challenge of his times."Q (p.121) - "[H]e lends a passionate intensity to every song..."Q (5/00, p.135) - Included in Q Magazine's "Best Soul Albums Of All Time"Q (2/93, p.92) - 5 Stars - Indispensable - "...the isolated constituent parts of OTIS BLUE come together with a beautiful precision which borders on a kind of Southern soul sorcery...arguably the hottest and strongest half-hour in soul..."Uncut (p.102) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[B]eautifully grained, gospel-rich performances....The band, Cropper's stinging guitar and the atonal Memphis horns, are phenomenal throughout -- this is as much their album as Redding's."Q (Magazine) (p.157) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is widely regarded as Southern soul's crowning glory. The almost perfect crystallisation of Stax's gritty house sound, there's no filler..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.124) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he album opens with a stolid blues, 'Ole Man Trouble,' but then explodes wide open with Redding's own 'Respect'..."NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #35 in NME's list of the `Greatest Albums Of All Time.'Paste (magazine) (p.65) - "OTIS BLUE marked the beginning of increased visibility for Redding....Consistently gripping..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.83) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "So spare, so strong, not a note wasted, defining the very spirit of 60s soul and never sounding better. And riding it all, that amazing voice, that unique fusion of pain and pride, of yearning and percussive drive."11.46721

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Living Blues (5-6/01, pp.70, 72) - "...An aggressive transgressive soul/blues/hip-hop fusion....this set sounds tailor-made for a late-70s soul party....first-rate material..."0.3051611

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CMJ (5/1/00, p.32) - "...A unique and suprisingly danceable blend...of contemporary world [and] dance fusion..."0.2824765

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Living Blues (11/03, p.53) - "...An eclectic set of blues, soul, and vintage R&B with a rare fusion of elegance, musical dexterity, and hot-blooded passion that's become all too rare..."0.2643362

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Spin (11/03, p.113) - "...This is a mix of hot James Brown good-footing and jazz-fusion vamping from five Texan funk crews who've been lost to history until now..."0.2503276

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Alternative Press (11/00, pp.104-6) - 5 out of 5 - "...Essential....the overlooked classic of psychedelic soul and outlandish improv....representing the high water mark of his experiments in the fusion of rock, funk, electronica and jazz..."JazzTimes (11/00, p.70) - "...Intensely spacious....rhythmic cross currents and textural landscapes serve as the focal point..."0.2265739

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Dirty Linen (8-9/99, p.47) - "...Friends and colleagues affirm Hedges' outlook was quite positive in the months before his death....he found a way to infuse joy into his short but accomplished life."0.1762701

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Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.131) - Ranked #150 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "[The album] combined Latin rhythms with jazz-inspired improvisation, hard-rock guitar and lyrical, B.B. King-style blues..."Rolling Stone (3/2/00, p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...thrilling....This is music with ambition, soul and absolute conviction - every moment played straight from the heart."Rolling Stone (No. 966, p.65) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[A] nonstop thirty-seven-minute rhythmic onslaught..."Q (5/00, p.131) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Genuinely fresh, fierce stuff even the dead-legged Woodstock generation couldn't ignore..."Uncut (p.135) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[S]omething vital and fresh that's still enthralling today."Musician (7/98, pp.86-88) - "...Sony Legacy's sonic wizards have made...[Santana's] first three albums reappear, each appended with additional live recordings....epochal works...an explosive fusion of Hispanic-edged rock, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, and interstellar improvisation..."0.1649381

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Rolling Stone (10/12/00, p.92) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...Some of the most powerful music you'll hear this year..."Spin (10/00, p.174) - 8 out of 10 - "...Hip-pop history has caught up with his retro-vision; if JAZZMATAZZ was fusion by fiat, the rise of jazzy ;70s-inflected neo-soul has created an actual pop-cultural moment where Guru looms like a bald, reposeful Professor X..."Spin (10/00, p.174) - 8 out of 10 - "...Hip-pop history has caught up with his retro-vision; if JAZZMATAZZ was fusion by fiat, the rise of jazzy, 70s-inflected neo-soul has created an actual pop-cultural moment where Guru looms like a bald, reposeful Professor X..."Q (1/01, p.92) - Included in Q's "50 Best Albums of 2000".Q (11/00, p.106) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...A tasty selection pack of contemporary soul and R&B talent....Guru's modus operandi yeilds delicious results....A triumph..."CMJ (9/18/00, p.3) - "...By far the most contemporary-sounding chapter of the series....exploiting more of the hip-hop/R&B side of the rap-jazz fusion....An uplifting journey..."Mojo (Publisher) (11/00, pp.105-6) - "...Pleasantly undemanding....matching Gang Starr's best....a rap album of the year contender..."0.1635156

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Alternative Press (11/00, pp.104-6) - 4 out of 5 - "...Essential....a masterpiece and a visionary forecasting of modern music....representing the high water mark of his experiments in the fusion of rock, funk, electronica and jazz..."JazzTimes (11/00, p.70) - "...A sound that provides an eerie parallel to some of Funkadelic's more atmospheric stuff..."Musician (12/93, p.95) - "...With its hypnotic post-soul grooves and its sound collage aesthetic, ON THE CORNER can now be appreciated as a seedbed of hip-hop, M-Base and other post-modern byways..."0.1510492

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Entertainment Weekly (9/15/00, p.79) - "...Freely blending intricate Hindustani-inspired tabla playing, Indo-electro goods from Talvin Singh, and old-fashioned drum-kit playing into savory, energetic ambient music..." - Rating: B+Q (1/01, p.116) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...These drum'n'bass excursions are classed by fluttering, Steve Reich style progression and Hindustani fusion....striking the perfect balance between ancient and modern."The Wire (10/00, p.75) - "...An exotic curiosity...it ought to be heard by everyone interested in the possibilities of rhythm."CMJ (9/25/00, p.28) - "...Intriguing and audacious....wickedly fun..."Mojo (Publisher) (2/01, p.96) - "...This is real soul music..."0.1510492

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Rolling Stone (12/15/94, p.96) - 4 Stars - Excellent "...draws on hip-hop, spoken word, dance hall, Manhattan's avant-garde scene, Ken Nordine and straight jazz without being any one of them or even a hyphenated combination..."Entertainment Weekly (9/16/94, p.121) - "...Elegantly spare, dramatic and danceable, New York's Soul Coughing has brewed up the most affecting rock-funk fusion since Talking Heads..." - Rating: AVillage Voice (2/28/95) - Ranked #37 in the Village Voice's 1994 Pazz & Jop Critics Poll.0.1510492

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Rolling Stone (4/7/94, p.74) - 3 Stars - Good - "...BROTHER SISTER, the band's second album, is not unlike its American debut three years ago: chock-full of '70s funk and soul references, with a bit of fusion jazz and '90s reverence for all that is old thrown in....What [N'Dea Davenport] brings...is an ease of execution and a keen sense of style. She is as fluid as the band is tight, as blase as the players are intent...."Musician (4/94, p.92) - "...BROTHER SISTER is a chunky, funky blast...N'Dea Davenport['s]...singing is far more compelling than before--alternately smooth and sassy...BROTHER SISTER is like a great party: lively, varied and good-humored..."NME (Magazine) (4/9/94, p.41) - 7 - Very Good - "...BROTHER SISTER is a fine album, as far as it goes. The upbeat vibe they're noted for floods out from the opening tune..."0.1321681

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Alternative Press (5/00, p.78) - 4 out of 5 - "...GOLDEN GREATS not only remembers who Brown is, it also remembers why we should care....It's the omnipresence of the beat that matters....a post-Stone Roses record that remembers why the Roses were so uplifting in the first place..."Magnet (6-7/00, p.70) - "...This album is far better than it has any right to be. Brown has scaled rock'n'roll's peaks and plumbed its darkest depths...providing him with plenty of soul-stirring source material..."CMJ (4/24/00, p.3) - "...Packed with lethal pop hooks that are supported by textures recalling his former outfit's [Stone Roses] fusion of '60s-inspired melodies and post-rave grooves....Astounding..."0.1321681

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Rolling Stone (9/18/03, p.71) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...The L.A. trio sticks with Jesus and Mary Chain-style swirly, fuzz-drenched rock on TAKE THEM ON, ON YOUR OWN but puts its imprint onto the sound..."Entertainment Weekly (9/5/03, pp.74-5) - "...The dynamics...whip you around like a Tilt-A-Whirl before launching into a zero-gravity coda..." - Rating: BUncut (9/03, p.110) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...It noisily takes you back to the days when rock'n'roll was the place where all the weirdos and outsiders hung out..."CMJ (9/1/03, p.8) - "...The perpetually black-clad trio returns darker, cooler, and more convicted than ever before..."Mojo (Publisher) (9/03, pp.98-9) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...A nuggety fusion of classic rock and surrealistic pop....EARTHQUAKE GLUE exudes an unshakeable ring of confidence..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.82) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "In 2003 they returned with TAKE THEM ON, ON YOUR OWN, proffering a sleeker, more sanguine sound which was discernibly their own."0.1167004

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Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.131) - Ranked #150 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "[The album] combined Latin rhythms with jazz-inspired improvisation, hard-rock guitar and lyrical, B.B. King-style blues..."Rolling Stone (3/2/00, p.100) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...thrilling....This is music with ambition, soul and absolute conviction - every moment played straight from the heart."Rolling Stone (No. 966, p.65) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[A] nonstop thirty-seven-minute rhythmic onslaught..."Q (5/00, p.131) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Genuinely fresh, fierce stuff even the dead-legged Woodstock generation couldn't ignore..."Uncut (p.135) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[S]omething vital and fresh that's still enthralling today."Musician (7/98, pp.86-88) - "...Sony Legacy's sonic wizards have made...[Santana's] first three albums reappear, each appended with additional live recordings....epochal works...an explosive fusion of Hispanic-edged rock, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, and interstellar improvisation..."0.1132869

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Rolling Stone (5/10/01, pp.83-4) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...Fluid R&B harmonies, exotic techno beats and more floss than the American Dental Association....SURVIVOR confirms their reign as the princesses of pop....packed with enough hits to keep the show rolling."Spin (7/01, pp.125-6) - 9 out of 10 - "...Every gesture dances along [with a] platinum pop irreconcilability....Relentlessly inventive in its recombinations. The beats are just a tinge twisted for teen pop....[They] are the soul of the new machine..."Entertainment Weekly (5/11/01, pp.77-8) - "...They are in the take-charge phase of their career...there is much musical meat on [the album's] bones....but from leader Beyonce Knowles' creative input to the dominance of her Mariah-style trills, SURVIVOR is very much her work..." - Rating: B+Q (7/01, p.108) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Sassy..."Vibe (6/01, pp.151-2) - 3 discs out of 5 - "...Beyonce's always been a capable singer, and she's grown even more so on SURVIVOR....the album concerns itself with what the girls have always been about: making it, shaking it, and heartbreaking it..."Mojo (Publisher) (6/01, p.116) - "...An impeccable fusion of classic soul virtues withmachine-tooled modernity..."NME (Magazine) (12/29/01, p.59) - Ranked #15 in NME's 50 "Albums Of the Year 2001".0.1089861

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Rolling Stone (3/14/02, p.71) - 3.5out of 5 stars - "...A backyard party of layered, funky tunes brought to life with down-home instrumentation....finger-lickin' good and good for you."Rolling Stone (3/14/02, p.71) - 3.5 out of 5 stars - "...A backyard party of layered, funky tunes brought to life with down-home instrumentation....finger-lickin' good and good for you."Spin (4/02, p.118) - 8 out of 10 - "...Nappy celebrates their roots with mad vernacular and name-check regional cuisine endelssly....The New Jack production is gutbucket fusion buoyed with Cash Money bounce..."Entertainment Weekly (3/1/02, p.80) - "...They rap fast. And they have a zany sense of humor....leans toward mother-ship funk...[but] has more soul..." - Rating: BQ (8/02, p.130) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Unashamedly brilliant..."Vibe (4/02, p.166) - 4 discs out of 5 - "...Charming and folksy....They refreshingly manage to capture the optimism of great soul music, and the pain, too."NME (Magazine) (6/15/02, p.30) - 6 out of 10 - "...They prove to their city slicker peers that you can have cutting-edge production while sounding like you record within spitting distance of a chicken coop. Lyrically self deprecating, they ignore rap's more tedious obsessions..."0.1089861

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Spin (3/04, p.97) - "Taut grooves set on Al Green cruise control, lots of havin'-fun-in-the-studio byplay, and the occasional spritz of rude fuzz-box guitar to give all the gold-leaf detailing some shape." - Grade: BEntertainment Weekly (2/27/04, p.99) - "[O]ffers 10-gallon Goth laments..." - Rating: A-Q (3/04, p.112) - 4 stars out of 5 - "Intricate, multi-layered and uplifting..."Uncut (2/04, pp.68-9) - 4 stars out of 5 - "AW CMON methodically works towards the emotional peak of the stunning closing track, 'Action Figure', which Wagner sings beautifully..."Uncut (p.74) - Ranked #20 in Uncut's "Best New Albums of 2004" - "[A] perfect fusion between the string-driven country-soul of NIXON and the low-key intimacy of 2002's IS A WOMAN."CMJ (2/9/04, p.4) - "[Features] songs that span from from piano-driven alt-country [to] sublime string-tinged ballads..."Mojo (Publisher) (2/04, p.90) - 4 stars out of 5 - "The vocal songs are interesting....The lavish string arrangements, late-night melodies and Wagner's deep, muttering, falsetto-free voice bring to mind Tindersticks."0.09440578

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Rolling Stone (12/9/99, pp.73-4) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...[Beck] plays the insider, riding the executive plane through the good life with every need fulfilled....definitely party music....the arrangements are even more hilariously overstuffed..."Entertainment Weekly (11/26/99, pp.91-2) - "...the last great comedy record of the century....the year's most relentless gas - laughing or otherwise - of a party album..." - Rating: A-Q (1/00, p.83) - Included in Q Magazine's "50 Best Albums of 1999."Q (12/99, pp.124-5) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...some of the most fascinating and funky music of his career....a complex, riveting edition to the collected works of this still vaguely Numanesque individual..."Alternative Press (12/99, p.81) - 5 out of 5 - "...saluting and blending funk styles so immediately familiar that the songs would come off like Weird Al parodies if they weren't so good....all 11 songs on it rock....Beck grows more serious as the stakes get lower..."The Wire (2/00, p.44) - "...A masterclass in musical cunning...a recipe designed to irritate as much as it enthralls....dazzling..."CMJ (1/10/00, p.6) - Ranked #21 in CMJ's "Top 30 Editorial Picks [for 1999]."CMJ (11/15/99, p.3) - "...a thick vat of party groove stew prepared from 11 deliciously over-the-top, unclassifiable tracks....emphasizes that the man is an entertainer par excellence....his single most surreal moment on wax."Vibe (12/99, p.262) - "...affectionately plunders a dizzying array of African-American musical styles, from '70s soul ballads to designer-label hip hop to gospel blues. It's got grooves to spare and, needless to say, it's charming and smart..."Mojo (Publisher) (1/00, p.31) - Ranked #8 in Mojo Magazine's "Best of 1999."Mojo (Publisher) (12/99, pp.98-99) - "...a masterpiece; a seamless fusion of medium and message, influence and inspiration....MIDNITE VULTURES takes delirious, lubricious pleasure in itself....it's damn foxy."0.07552462

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Rolling Stone (12/26/02, p.108) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Best Albums of 2002"Rolling Stone (8/2/01, p.63) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The music is good....It's a crunch groove that's part Timbaland, part Afrika Bambaataa and part STAR TREK on Ecstasy..."Spin (1/03, p.70) - Ranked #9 on Spin's list of 2002's "Albums of the Year"Spin (4/02, pp.113-4) - 8 out of 10 - "...Ace genre-mashing...the addition of a band [to their previously electronic album] makes the record weirder, punching up the rock that was merely implicit on the previous version. That's 'rock' as in rap rock, alt-rock and Paisley Park psych rock and even country rock..."Entertainment Weekly (12/20-27/02, p.126) - Ranked #4 on EW's list of 2002's "Albums of the Year"Entertainment Weekly (3/15/02, pp.74-75) - "...The new, revamped album replaces their signature spartan-techno grooves with rock guitars, drums, pianos, and other oldfangled instruments....has a crackling vigor..." - Rating: A-Q (8/01, p.136) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...A striking escape from mere genre....A swaggering, rock-friendly counterpoint to the likes of Outkast. And no less essential, either."Uncut (9/01, p.96) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...They're on some kind of early Seventies cosmic/social conscience trip....This year's STANKONIA..."Alternative Press (3/02, p.86) - 7 out of 10 - "...Alluring....bearing a suprising similarity to modern metal..."The Wire (1/02, p.40) - Ranked #20 in Wire's "50 Records of the Year 2001"CMJ (3/11/02, p.4) - "...[The album] embodies an ubridled passion for music and for the aesthetics of pure sound....There's a bit of musical irony here, when happy, elementary grooves are undercut by a dirty, almost invasive, guitar licks..."Vibe (3/02, p.172) - 3.5 discs out of 5 - "...A complete departure, but with aural candy this flavorful, who cares?"Mojo (Publisher) (1/03, p.73) - Ranked #9 in Mojo's "Best Albums of 2002"Mojo (Publisher) (April 2002, p.112) - "...Unique fusions of harmony-led AOR...Sly and Funkadelic, fragile singing and Eminemesque raps, conscious '70s soul, '80s synth-pop and Hendrix-esque rock..."NME (Magazine) (12/29/01, p.59) - Ranked #40 in NME's 50 "Albums Of the Year 2001"NME (Magazine) (8/18/01, p.47) - 8 out of 10 - "...Awash with fuzzy-warm highs, hazy cosmic visions and exquisite ripples in the fabric of R&B as we know it..."0.07552462

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