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All posts by Doug Rule

  • Soundwaves

    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,''...

  • Soundwaves

    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...

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    DJ Chris Cox Provocative Trance Provocative Music/Capitol Records DJ Dave Dresden Provocative Progressive Provocative Music/Capitol Records What, precisely, is trance? Or progressive? It's hard to...

  • Getting ”Naked” with Amber

    The thanks to ''all my fantastic fans! You're my inspiration!'' dispatched by almost every pop star in their album booklets is usually meaningless blather and...

  • Soundwaves

    The Riddler Dance Mix NYC -- Vol. 2 Tommy Boy Records Alcazar Casino E-Magine/RCA It takes hubris to be a DJ, obviously. The Riddler is...

  • Soundwaves

    Hex Hector Remixology Ultra Records DJ Encore DJ Encore Presents Ultra.Dance 02 Ultra Records During a live DJ performance, Hex Hector tends toward familiar songs,...

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    Marc Anthony Mended Columbia Paulina Rubio Border Girl Universal A border girl won't get very far el norte by emulating Mariah Carey. Fortunately, Paulina ''Golden...

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    Various ArtistsThis Is Ultimate DanceJ Records Various ArtistsThis Is Ultimate DanceJ Records Remember Ultimate Dance Party? Arista Records produced the popular, short-lived album series of...

  • Soundwaves

    AnastaciaFreak of NatureEpic Julian MarshParty Groove: PrideCentaur Divas are the bread and butter of the gay clubgoing experience. But sometimes the bread is stale and...

  • Thin Skinned

    Eminem Marshall Mathers is one angry young man, but it's all for show. And what a show: Mather's latest, The Eminem Show, is...

  • Double the Pleasure

    Back in the ‘80s, Howard Hicks was already out to his younger sister when he brought her along to his bartending gig at the popular...

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