Major Label Boycott

Until further notice, brainwashed will actively ignore major label music.
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Every Generation Gets the Vanilla Ice They Deserve

I have to admit that I like Eminem. I don't like his music and don't necessarily agree with whatever he's saying but he's good for the music industry in many ways.
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JAY-JAY JOHANSON, "POISON"

While I hate dropping other bands' names in reviews (especially of things I love), I must mention this fact while reviewing this CD: the only time I drive through Bridgeport is heading down to New York.
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HRVATSKI / µ-ZIQ

I worked, I napped, I showed up just in time to catch the set from Reckankreuzungsklankewerzeuge recording artist Hrvatski.
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TOMMY GUERRERO, "A LITTLE BIT OF SOMETHIN"

From Mo Wax comes the second full-lengther from Tommy Guerrero, featuring a little bit of samba and spice tossed into an acoustic blend.
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OMD, "PEEL SESSIONS 1979-1983"

Listening to a peel session with songs you have known by heart for nearly 20 years gives you an insightful view of the band recording live in a contained environment.
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STEREOLAB, "FIRST OF THE MICROBE HUNTERS"

For just under 40 minutes, Stereolab bring us the latest offering of all new material.
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CHRIS CUTLER AND THOMAS DIMUZIO, "QUAKE"

Recorded at liveperformances in Maine and Massachusetts last March, this disc combinesthe tape loops and experimental noises from Thomas DiMuzio with thelive drumming of Chris Cutler.
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THE CLIENTELE, "A FADING SUMMER" EP

Pretty and charming, theClientele release their first piece of optical plastic, with two newsongs and two pulled from older 7" releases.
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DEPARTURE LOUNGE, "OUT THERE"

The debut DepartureLounge comes in the form of a 7-track EP in the UK from Bella Union andan 11-track LP in the USA through Flydaddy.
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KAMMERFLIMMER KOLLEKTIEF, "INCOMMUNICADO" + "MAANDER"

Here's what happens when you go looking in a section from a band you've recently fallen in love with but know very little about.
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PLUXUS VS FRIDGE VS PLUXUS

Somebody musta missed announcing this release as it sort of magically appeared without warning.
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IAN BODDY & CHRIS CARTER, "CAGED"

Also on the minimalist rhythmic tip this week, Chris Carter & Ian Boddy have joined together for the "Caged" CD release.
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PAN SONIC/CHARLEMAGNE PALESTINE

Again on the minimalismtip, but this time completely absent of rhythm, this limited release isthe result of another "Mort Aux Vaches" program on Holland's VPRO Radio.
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CALIFONE

Bridging the gap betweentwangy country, 70s glam rock and modern electronics, Califone (whichfeatures ex-members of Red Red Meat) present this 20 minute 5-track EP.
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MIKA VAINIO, "KAJO"

For this full release, this half of Pan Sonic once again goes minimal, but never boring.
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"SWIM TEAM #1"

All new for 2000 is the latest collection from Colin Newman's Swim label.
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HIM, "SWORN EYES"

Boy do I hate droppingthe names of Tortoise, Isotope and Chicago Underground in a review, butfans should most definitely take a spin with the latest project fromJune of 44/Rachel's drummer Doug Scharin's new Him record.
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ZIPPERSPY, "ICKI BEATS"

The always charming andever so wonderful Maria, a.k.a. Zipperspy released this CD full ofchopped up beats with harsh abrasive wall of sound noises.
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BEDHEAD LOVED MACHA LOVED BEDHEAD

Growing up together, thetwo brothers in Bedhead were separated from the two brothers of Machawhen their families each moved away.
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