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The sophomore record from L.A.'s Time Machine is progressive hip-hop at its finest.
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The last time around, the Vinyl Kings took on the Beatles. This time they give you new original songs in the style of Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys, and Marvin Gaye.
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"Spaceplan is a goofy game that still manages to pack a potent emotional punch.