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    Jillian Rae and Adam Kiesling of Corpse Reviver stopped by our studios to chat about an upcoming gig, (Saturday 1-4 pm) at Palmer’s Patio. Hear the whole interview with music below.  
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  In very discreet settings, admittedly in some of my surlier moments, I’ve been known to say: “Just because you can make a record doesn’t mean you should.”  This in no way means I would ever deign to hamper the creative output of any artist. It’s just that the digital age has thickened the herd,...
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Alice Coltrane: “Kirtan: Turiya Sings.” (Impulse)    In the early 1980s, Alice Coltrane recorded a collection of devotional songs with just her voice and a Wurlitzer organ. Subsequently, her vision inspired her to adorn the piece with synthesizers, strings and even sound effects. She would ultimately make it available as a sort of inspirational gift:...
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    I’ve never been sure why new music is cyclical. Business, of course, has its seasons. Likewise the planet. Music happens in a state of spontaneity, like any  art form. Nevertheless, mid to late summer, like the New Year, invariable sees a lull in activity, nationally speaking. This week, more than any other in...
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  I will start this week with a confession: Brace yourself. I came to terms with this many years ago but admitting it, especially in print, may have me drummed out of music circles and would surely have my hippie citizenship from my native Berkeley revoked. I have never been a fan of The Grateful...
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