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Tuesday, May 3 2011

The Trews: Hope & Ruin

Parts of this Canadian band's record come off as Tragically Hip-lite with a dash of country and folk tossed into the mix.


Tuesday, April 26 2011

Explosions in the Sky: Take Care, Take Care, Take Care

Explosions in the Sky tinker with their cinematic formula just enough to keep things interesting, crafting their best and most satisfying album in years.


Sunday, April 10 2011

Parts & Labor: Constant Future

Parts & Labor continue to shoot for the rafters above the rafters, and keep getting closer and closer.


Thursday, April 7 2011

The Hours: It’s Not How You Start, It’s How You Finish

This album is made up of tracks from the band’s previous two European-only releases, tailor made for an American audience. And it is a stunner.


Wednesday, March 30 2011

Emerson Lake & Palmer: Live at Nassau Coliseum ‘78

Everyday mediocrities may be swept away by time, but great atrocities must never be forgotten.


Homophobia Is Alive and Well on TV at the WWE

With the WWE's biggest event of the year on the horizon, fans and sponsors might want to take a closer look at its blatant homophobia and reconsider the wisdom of handing over their money to a bigoted and retrograde institution.


Thursday, March 10 2011

Neil Diamond: The Bang Years 1966-1968

This long-overdue compilation showcases Neil Diamond the rhythm fiend, the backbeat scientist, the Dr. John of NYC guitar-slingers.


Monday, February 28 2011

Lykke Li: Wounded Rhymes

If there was any justice in the world, Lykke Li would be our most valued Swedish import, not Steig Larsson. If her stunning second album is any indication, justice may soon be served.


Sunday, February 27 2011

Doug Paisley: Constant Companion

Doug Paisley returns for a second LP, bringing his quiet, confident voice to tracks that unfold with a grace and patient beauty.


Monday, February 21 2011

Radiohead: The King of Limbs

Yes, Radiohead has rediscovered their love for electronica, but they've also infused it with a dubby, R&B-laced humanity that proves -- shall we say it? -- sexy, even.


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