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Thoughts and observations about the newest, latest, and sometimes greatest, in the world of music. Sound Salvation entries come complete with streaming audio for your listening pleasure. Click on song names to hear tracks in the flash player in the page. If sound isn't playing after this page is loaded you might need to download the flash plugin.
Old is the new new
Posted 8/30/2006 at 9:40 a.m. 0 comments
X-tina and Ray LaMontagne get their retro on and in turn release some great music.
Crap on a Soundtrack
Posted 8/21/2006 at 12:12 a.m. 0 comments
"Snakes on a Plane" might be campy fun, but its soundtrack just sucks.
Two good musicians fall short with covers albums
Posted 8/14/2006 at 1:05 p.m. 0 comments
Raul Malo and Grant Lee Phillips are gifted songwriters and performers. But recent releases from both suggest they should stick to their own material rather than water down the songs of others.
Serena Maneesh gazes, just not always at their shoes.
Posted 8/3/2006 at 4:00 p.m. 0 comments
The Norwegian band, puts together an impressive debut album that moves past the traditional shoegazer aesthetic.
Phoenix's new incarnation
Posted 6/29/2006 at 1:25 p.m. 0 comments
From the ashes of it's keyboard-heavy mellow sound, Phoenix does its best impersonation of the Strokes.
Greg Dulli's fine line
Posted 6/27/2006 at 9:18 p.m. 0 comments
The Twilight Singers' lastest album makes a push for hard rock record of the year.
Old-time meets a new voice
Posted 6/1/2006 at 6:26 p.m. 0 comments
Jolie Holland's enchanting voice carries the day.
Tropicalia hits big
Posted 5/23/2006 at 1:35 p.m. 0 comments
A compilation of some of the Brazilian genre's biggest hits brings the music to the forefront.
I want my VH1 Classic!?
Posted 5/19/2006 at 3:07 p.m. 0 comments
A late night show on VH1's digital cable channel, makes me pine for the days of Matt Pinfield and 120 Minutes.
Posted 5/12/2006 at 6:52 p.m. 0 comments
Where is today's protest music? A clue - it's not on the radio.