Local Reviews: Michael Biggs/Matthew Munn

Local Reviews: Michael Biggs/Matthew Munn
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Improvised music is a delicate act. You must have the right balance of ideas, skills, and genuinely powerful results lest you come off as too academic or too amateurish. This collection of improvised pieces by Michael Biggs and Matthew Munn, members of the Davis County A. Star music/art/etc. collective left me screaming “quality control” at the top of my lungs. … read more

Local Reviews: Paper Cranes

Local Reviews: Paper Cranes
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I admit to not having heard the source material for this collection of remixes, but I gather from a 2006 (yes, this is two years old, apparently the A. Star PR machine is a little rusty) SLUG review that it’s noisy dance-rock a la early Liars. … read more

Review: Dog the Bounty Hunter: The Arrest

Review: Dog the Bounty Hunter: The Arrest
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Dog the Bounty Hunter: The Arrest A&E Street: 09.25 Dog is a real honest-t’-Christ red-blooded American, I tell you what! Runnin’ all over the world with a long blond mullet

Review: Vic Damone: On the Street Where You Live

Review: Vic Damone: On the Street Where You Live
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Vic Damone: On the Street Where You Live MVD Street: 06.05 I don’t know much about crooner Vic Damone and I don’t much care, but I do know that the

Viva La Evolution: Genesis P-Orridge

Viva La Evolution: Genesis P-Orridge
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Genesis P-Orridge hardly needs introducing by now, but if you’re unfamiliar, 2007 is as good a time as any to get acquainted. This year has seen the first new recording

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Breaking the Ballet: Ririe-Woodbury

Breaking the Ballet: Ririe-Woodbury
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Ririe-Woodbury was founded in 1964 by namesakes Shirley Ririe and Joan Woodbury, and has tirelessly built a reputation as one of the most respected modern dance companies in America.  … read more