Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Interesting articles

The Village Voice has a very amusing review of the new White Stripes album Get Behind Me Satan in their latest issue:

On the first four tracks of Get Behind Me Satan an emissary from the unfair sex discolors Jack's flowers, salts his wounds, leaves his doorbell unrung, and allows "everybody's reactions" to distract her from his undying love.

NPR has an audio review of the new Dizzy Gillespie bipgraphy:

A jazz legend's influence on the genre is detailed in Donald Maggin's book Dizzy: The Life and Times of John Birks Gillespie. Dizzy Gillespie's contributions to jazz included the flavor of Afro-Cuban rhythms and be-bop.

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