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Down by the Riverside: Thelonious Monk's High-Water Mark | 29 Jun 2015 // 10:00 PM

The Complete Riverside Recordings comprises 15 discs' worth of raw material to sift through, a formidable task with endless rewards.

//Reviews

Various Artists: Classic American Ballads | 14 Jul 2015 // 7:30 AM

Moral evil, natural evil -- hard times. That's the purview of Classic American Ballads.

Leo Bud Welch: I Don't Prefer No Blues | 17 May 2015 // 10:10 PM

On this latest album, Leo Bud Welch makes the blues sound like the future and, at 82 years old, his future is bright.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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