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Richie Havens: My Own Way (Review)

Do I sound angry? Disappointed? And I even haven’t mentioned the heavy organ and the sound of waves that turn “Drown in My Own Tears” into a salty mess, or the western movie kitschy guitar recapitulating the sound of train tracks that turns the acer…

The Crookes: Hold Fast (Review)

First off, the Crookes are very good at what they do — crafting tight, catchy pop songs. Unfortunately, what they’re just as adept at doing is sounding very much like a variety of bands that came before them.