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68 items by Greg Kot

  • Alive In America

    Alive In America | ALBUM REVIEW

    Live performance is arguably the essence of rock & roll. So why is it that so many live albums sound so lifeless? Perhaps live albums have become unwitting reminders of how silly rock can be, forever preserving...

    December 14, 1995 12:00 AM ET
  • Road Tested

    Road Tested | ALBUM REVIEW

    Live performance is arguably the essence of rock & roll. So why is it that so many live albums sound so lifeless? Perhaps live albums have become unwitting reminders of how silly rock can be, forever preserving...

    December 14, 1995 12:00 AM ET
  • Longing In Their Hearts

    Longing In Their Hearts | ALBUM REVIEW

    Bonnie Raitt came into the making of Longing in Their Hearts riding a midlife hot streak that included two multiplatinum albums and seven Grammys. Suddenly, a career that had been stuck in neutral was blasting down the...

    April 7, 1994 12:00 AM ET
  • Transmissions From the Satellite Heart

    Transmissions From the Satellite Heart | ALBUM REVIEW

    The Flaming Lips have for eight years been making some of the wiggiest pop records this side of Julian Cope. At one time,...

    October 28, 1993 12:00 PM ET
  • Transmissions From The Satellite Heart

    Transmissions From The Satellite Heart | ALBUM REVIEW

    The Flaming Lips have for eight years been making some of the wiggiest pop records this side of Julian Cope. At one time, it might have been easy to dismiss the Oklahoma City quartet as overly enamored...

    October 28, 1993 12:00 AM ET
  • Rid Of Me

    Rid Of Me | ALBUM REVIEW

    I asked her for water, she brought me gasoline," Howlin' Wolf once complained — now along come Polly Jean Harvey and Liz Phair bearing matches. "Douse hair with gasoline/Set it light and set it free," Harvey rhapsodizes...

    June 10, 1993 12:00 AM ET
  • Exile In Guyville

    Exile In Guyville | ALBUM REVIEW

    "I asked her for water, she brought me gasoline," Howlin' Wolf once complained — now along come Polly Jean Harvey and Liz Phair bearing matches. "Douse hair with gasoline/Set it light and set it free," Harvey rhapsodizes...

    June 10, 1993 12:00 AM ET
  • Harvest Moon

    Harvest Moon | ALBUM REVIEW

    Neil Young has spent the last twenty years flitting from style to style like a moth trapped in a warehouse full of light bulbs. So it should come as no surprise that after a couple of albums...

    November 26, 1992 12:00 AM ET
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