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All posts by Doug Rule

  • Soundwaves

    FERGIE TAKES ON TINA... Stacy Ferguson has had an effect on the Black Eyed Peas something akin to crystal meth. Before Fergie, the Peas were...

  • Soundwaves

    BEST OF MOBY'S SCHTICK... ''I kind of wanted it to sound like ABBA meets the Pet Shop Boys.'' Can you imagine Moby creating such delightful...

  • Sonic Enjoyment

    It launches with a feverish 40-second bang of orchestra and chorus, but Crazy Itch Radio's ''Intro'' track only hints at the all-out aural assault yet...

  • Soundwaves

    KASKADE'S NEW ULTRA OUTLOOK... It's a herky-jerky hip-hop-inflected pop track, and it would delight any admirer of Justin Timberlake, both the closet case and the...

  • Soundwaves

    LOCAL DJ DOES GOOD, GOES NATIONAL... DJ Rob Harris regularly spins throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and in and around New York. On that front, Harris...

  • Sister Act

    Meg and Dia Frampton are not lesbian sisters. But they may make you think of lesbian sisters Tegan and Sara Quinn, leaders of the five-piece...

  • 'Basics' Instinct

    Christina Aguilera brags, boasts and blusters her way through her new album, Back to Basics. Nothing surprising about that. She's told us before, and she...

  • Soundwaves

    BAD ENGLISH... To this day it still gets club play. Kim English's eight-year-old bombastic hit ''Unspeakable Joy'' still appeals to gays, as do many of...

  • Soundwaves

    Chus and Ceballos C&C's TASTEFUL TRIBAL... Chus Estaban and Pablo Ceballos, the Spanish powerhouse house duo Chus & Ceballos, have essentially made a dare to...

  • Vocal Discord

    It's the most amazing thing: DJ Roger Sanchez can sing like Gene Simmons and Beyoncé. Heck, even Ciara. Don't believe it? Well, just listen to...

  • Name-Drop Pop

    Throwbacks: the Giants Chances are any new pop band you discover will sound like a slight modification of those that came before it. Chances are...

  • Soundwaves

    Jackson WHAT ABOUT THAT, WHAT ABOUT THAT... Janet Jackson's new album, due Sept. 26, will be reflective of the music she's created over the past...

  • Dress Up

    Never mind that you've probably never heard of them. The New York Dolls have helped inspire much of the punk and hair-metal music you have...

  • Soundwaves

    VIRGIN'S KILLERS, SISTERS AND DJS... The headliners are the Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Who, and tickets are a steep $97.50. But chances are...

  • Holiday Road

    Lady sings the blues: Ross Now that Beyoncé Knowles is done with Destiny's Child, and especially since the group ended on mostly good terms, comparisons...

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