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Volume III, Issue 28
January 3 - January 10, 2000  
 
Music

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Phono Op [2]
Four differing opinions on 1999's best albums.
— Ron Bally, Dave McElfresh, Fred Mills, Stephen Seigel, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Fringe Dividends [3]
Record company mergers and short-sighted music executives made 1999 an off year for pop music.
— Matt Ashare, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Slow Jams Plus [4]
1999 was a year of slow jams and dirty bastards.
— Alex Pappademas, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
No Ricky, Por Favor [5]
There was more to Latin music in 1999 than a gyrating Ricky Martin.
— Josh Kun, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Hidden Treasures [6]
There were at least 10 great recordings you certainly did not hear this year.
— Douglas Wolk, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Now What? [8]
If you go gaga over the sultry smoothness of a symphonic glissando, just wait till you experience our transitions to cool and useful music links on the Web.
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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

K icking off our round-up of last year's best music is a report from the quartet of music critics at the Tucson Weekly.

The Boston Phoenix has four Best of 1999 lists, too, but they've been divided up by genre: pop from the fringes, rap's slow jams and dirty bastards, Latin music without Ricky Martin, and a bunch of deserving unknowns. Take your pick and dive in.

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[7] Boston Phoenix CD Reviews

  • Torchbearers
  • Michael Hutchence
  • Faze Action
  • Saturnine
  • John Abercrombie
  • Sonny Fortune
  • Richie Hawtin

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