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Mike Doughty

The Flip is Another Honey

(Snackforce/Megaforce)

The former Soul Coughing front man puts a twist on the typical covers album. The opening track, “Sunshine,” for example, finds him rapping over a John Denver sample. He does something similar with songs by Cheap Trick, Stone Roses and Randy Newman. A refreshing take on a tire concept.

Midnight Oil

Essential Oils

(Sony)

The Aussie rock group offers the ultimate retrospective with this 36-song collection that stretches all the way back to the early days when the political group’s music had a punk, Clash-like edge to it.

About The Author

Jeff Niesel

Jeff has been covering the Cleveland music scene for more than 20 years now. And on a regular basis, he tries to talk to whatever big acts are coming through town, too. If you're in a band that he needs to hear, email him at [email protected]
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