Metro Weekly

All posts by Doug Rule

  • Soundwaves

    RUSSIAN GIRLS IN LOVE... It might be, as every music critic writing about them has skeptically suggested, just a gimmick that the Russian teenagers in...

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    DISCO INFERNO… Can you believe it's been thirty years since disco first boogie-oogie-oogied? Well it has, and ABC has come to the rescue to commemorate...

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    Electro Nouveau Various Artists Moonshine Soul Sessions 2 Various Artists Giant Step Records Has this happened to you? A friend asks you to recommend your...

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    There was plenty of good music in danceland in 2002, but it just wasn't selling. So record labels large and small cut back on dance...

  • So They Say

    Offensive and inspiring. Outrageous and reserved. Perplexing and inspiring. Those are just a few of the ways to describe the outpouring of words MW captured...

  • Higher Things

    Kim English's neighbors were chatting the other day when the conversation turned to Ce Ce Peniston's ten-year-old anthem ''Finally.'' ''Didn't Kim sing that?'' one asked....

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    Mad'House Absolutely Mad Radikal Records Puretone Stuck in a Groove V2/BMG Picture Jennifer Love Hewitt making a tribute album to Madonna: It's not at all...

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    INXS The Best of INXS Atlantic/Rhino Vic Latino Vic Latino Presents 80's Now Tommy Boy INXS only briefly lived up to its name in the...

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    Peter Rauhofer Live@Roxy Star 69 Records Jonathan Peters Sound Factory Uncut: Thirteen on Thirteen Groovilicious Music Star remixer Peter Rauhofer was the man behind the...

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    Earth Music Vol. 2 Junior Vasquez Tommy Boy 12 Inches of Cox Chris Cox Provocative Music/Capitol Bedrock Compiled & Mixed John Creamer & Stephane K...

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    Last week Christina Aguilera kicked off a “Dirrty” season of overwrought singing and undernourished diva-wannabes. This week, none other than Whitney Houston and Toni Braxton...

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    Thievery Corporation Richest Man in Babylon Eighteenth Street Lounge Music DJ Boy George A Night In with Boy George: A Chillout Mix Moonshine Didn't you...

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    DJ Dan Round Trip Kinetic Records DJ Escape Party Time 2003 Groovilicious Music Crystal Waters never got the attention she deserved with ''Come On Down,''...

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    DJ Tony Moran Party Groove: Hotlanta Centaur Records DJ David DePino Dance for Life: West End Records Celebrates LIFEbeat's 10th Anniversary West End Records Most...

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    Amber Naked Tommy Boy Mary J. Blige Dance for Me MCA Records Amber is covered only by strategically placed tufts of hair on Naked. But...