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SEARCH: FAQ

Answers to frequently asked questions about using the Search Bar:

Q: What's the best way to search the entire site at once?

A: The default setting of "all / by date, newfirst / 8 per page" with a search term in the text box, will yield every pertinent instance of the search term.

For example: Using the default setting and typing in James Brown will return Album reviews, interviews where his name was mentioned and mixes where a song of his was played.


Q
: How do I search the RESOURCE by genre?

A: Select 'resource' from the first pull down menu, 'by genre' from the second pulldown menu, and enter any of the following genre in the text box:

  • blues
  • easy listening
  • experimental
  • folk
  • funk
  • jazz
  • latin
  • reggae
  • religious
  • rock
  • soul
  • soundtracks
  • world
  • miscellaneous


Q:
How do I search the REVIEWS by genre?

A: Select 'reviews' from the first pull down menu, 'by genre' from the second pulldown menu, and enter any of the following genre inthe text box:

  • downtempo
  • electronic
  • funk
  • hip-hop (must be spelled using a dash)
  • jazz
  • latin
  • soul

    Downtempo, Instrumental hiphop and comps like REWIND! and Blue Note Revisited will be located under 'downtempo.'

    Broken beat, Electronic and Nu-Jazz will be located under 'electronic.'

    Most of what we review will fallunder the 'Hip-Hop' or Downtempo categories.

    Rare Groove reissues and related comps will be located under their respective categories (ie: Arthur Verocai = Latin, Bay Area Funk = Funk)