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Sunday Morning Playlist: Rick Rubin, Producer

Can Neil Diamond sound cool? An appraisal of Rick Rubin productions 1985-2005. Picks by Robert Burke, commentary by uao. Read More »

Sunday Morning Playlist: A Britpop Primer for Yanks, 1990-2005

A salute to England's major rock renaissance of the 1990's; what did Americans miss during the alt-rock era? Read More »

Bonus Playlist: Give Up The Funk!

uao revisits the classic names in funk from the 1970's and picks a twenty song sampler. Read More »

Sunday Morning Playlist: Garage Rock of the 1960s

Twenty memorable garage-rock bands from the original indie era. Read More »

DVD Review: The Concert for Bangladesh Limited Deluxe Edition

At long last, George Harrison's superstar benefit gets a deluxe DVD. Read More »

Weekend Reissue Roundup

Lenny Kravitz, T. Rex, John Entwistle, Cat Stevens Read More »

Top 50 Women In Rock, Part II: The Best of the Rest?

The sequel to "Top 25 Women In Rock?" uao picks #26-#50 and braces himself. Read More »

A Brief History of Satanic Rock

The first thing you need to know is that a true Satanist will tell you that any group that puts Satanic imagery on their album covers or in the music is bogus. Every single one. Read More »

Top 25 Women In Rock?

uao's arbitrary but considered tribute to 25 women who helped shape rock and alt-rock. Read More »

Weekend Reissue Roundup

The Art of Noise; Dave Edmunds; Gun Club; The Meteors; others. Read More »