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Pursuit Grooves: Fox Trot Mannerisms

Pursuit Grooves (aka Vanese Smith) attempts to channel Badu-esque soul with after-hours electro. File Under: Music for Muscle Relaxants.

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6 May 2010 // 9:00 PM

Cypress Hill: Rise Up

Twenty years later and middle-aged, Cypress Hill returns with a mixed bag of all the highs and lows from their career. Yes, they're still doing rap-rock.

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Murs & 9th Wonder: Fornever

Murs and 9th Wonder collaborate once again in hopes of sparking some of the same magic they've showcased in the past.

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Tempo No Tempo - “Pole Position” (video)

Up and coming San Francisco-based post-punk trio, Tempo No Tempo has released a new video for their song, “Pole Position”. Directed by Bay-Area’s French

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Joyo Velarde: Love and Understanding

Filipino diva and frequent contributor to Lyrics Born records takes a nostalgic, R&B stab at her own LP.

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Jakob Dylan: Women + Country

With some help from T-Bone Burnett and Neko Case, Jakob Dylan, now 40, finally writes the Americana-folk record we always knew he wanted to make.

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Love Is All: Two Thousand and Ten Injuries

Punkish, post-pop Swedes tackle the dreaded third LP with a few changes to their sound, but not enough to get us worried.

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28 Mar 2010 // 9:00 PM

Seabear: We Built a Fire

Icelandic septet sits down around the communal campfire and serenades us with set of hush-hush, folk-pop that doesn't so much "build a fire" as put one out.

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Tom McRae: The Alphabet of Hurricanes

On his fifth release, late-bloomer Tom McRae continues to search for the same magic that brought him into UK acoustic-folk singer spotlight ten years ago.

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Mimicking Birds: Mimicking Birds

Discovered by Issac Brock, fellow Northwesterners Mimicking Birds shares similarities in theme and sound with the work of the Modest Mouse front-man.

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16 Feb 2010 // 8:56 PM

This LA-based five-piece shows off its record collections while proving why you should pay attention to its brand of epic, psychedelic sludge rock.

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Wu-Tang Clan: Return of the Wu & Friends

Longtime Wu-Tang Clan collaborator DJ/Producer Mathematics goes into the vaults and pulls out some choice cuts for remix and reinterpretations on this loosely formatted Wu-related release.

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Josephine Foster: Graphic As a Star

The Snow White of freak-folk gets her Emily Dickinson on.

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The Soft Pack: The Soft Pack

Formerly known as the Muslims, this four-piece grow into their new name on their second LP with their unique brand of beach-y, garage-punk undercut by a heavy dose of dry and dark sarcasm.

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1 Feb 2010 // 8:58 PM

Midwest, small-town rap Get your drunk on!

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World’s Greatest Ghosts: No Magic

For World's Greatest Ghosts debut LP, it's all in the title of the album.

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30 Nov 2009 // 9:00 PM

Kid Sister: Ultraviolet

Instructions for enjoying Kid Sister's Ultraviolet: stop thinking, get a drink at the bar, starting dancing.

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Del the Funky Homosapien & Tame One: Parallel Uni-verses

Two underground MCs from opposites sides of the States indulge themselves in a loose and hazy, drug-induced record full of strut and swagger.

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Michael Hurley: Ida Con Snock

Michael Hurley is the best folk singer the world has never heard of. Now at age 67, Hurley continues to prove with a new record why it is a shame you're still not listening.

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12 Nov 2009 // 9:00 PM

DD/MM/YYYY: Black Circle

Toronto five-piece continue to submit their two cents into the the post of noisy, jagged post-punk with their second full-length.

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

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"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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