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Various Artists: Putamayo Presents New Orleans Brass

One of America's most beloved musical cities comes alive on this new sampler from Putumayo.

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Various Artists: Rough Guide to African Blues

This disc is a nice mix of music, all African, some blues, maybe just a little "African Blues", but not a lot.

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Various: Think Global: World Christmas

More like an adventurous sampler of interesting, sometimes surprising, songs rather than just a Christmas album.

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Various Artists: Oh Santa! New & Used Christmas Classics from Yep Roc

The anti-Christmas Christmas compilation from one of indie rock's most rockin' labels

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Various Artists: Home for Christmas

The natural sounding Home for Christmas: Voices from the Heartland is such a welcome addition to the seasonal music section of your CD rack.

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Various Artists: Hear Something Country Christmas 2007

A solid mix of old and new in the way of both artists and holiday offerings, Hear Something Country Christmas 2007 bears gifts for every type of country fan.

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Various Artists: Ultra Lounge Presents Best of Christmas Cocktails

This compilation presents a nice sampling of Christmas music, both kitschy and classic. Forty minutes of Christmas coolness -- definitely worth picking up!

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27 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

Various Artists: Cinematic

Better for people who value "lush" and "beautiful" over "exciting" or "jaw-dropping."

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Various Artists: Christmas with the Rat Pack

More appearances by Sammy Davis Jr., and Christmas with the Rat Pack would have been brilliant.

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Various Artists: Slow Jams for Christmas

Recipe for a romantic Christmas -- light the candles, pop the bubbly, hang the mistletoe, and play this CD.

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Various Artists: A Christmas Celtic Sojourn, Live

Consisting both of songs of reflective reverence and tracks marked by an amusing, folksy charm, the album presents fourteen offerings from a diverse lineup of artists.

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25 Nov 2007 // 9:57 PM

Various Artists: Blow Your Cool

For being a 20-track collection of previously unreleased psych-rock songs from 1969-1974, Blow Your Cool sounds remarkably bland.

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Various Artists: Monster Ballads Xmas

Hair metal makes a Christmas-comeback on Monster Ballads Xmas, the latest disc in the Monster Ballads franchise, providing a fun, musically sound dose of hairsprayed holiday hijinx. Just keep your Aqua Net-ted locks away from your menorah or Yule log.

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Various Artists: Christmas Break - A Relaxing Classical Mix

True to its title, this collection of easy listening pop-classics could be the soundtrack to your more sophisticated holiday dinner party.

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Various Artists: The Brit Box

Tracing the evolution of UK alt-pop from just after new wave died, through the Britpop explosion, and ending right before Coldplay emerged, this four-disc box set is both an excellent survey and a very well sequenced mix.

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19 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

Various Artists: I’m Not There

An expert supply of mutual appreciation for the artistry of the artist formerly known as Zimmerman makes I'm Not There impossible to ignore.

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Various Artists: Country Christmas

Well… This one'll put the kids to bed before Santa comes. And maybe Mom and Dad, too.

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Stockings by the Fire is the Starbucks label's new holiday compilation and a sonic treat.

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Various: Porque Este Océano es el Tuyo, es el Mío

This album, its mouthful of a title borrowed from Pablo Neruda, is a compilation of indie pop tracks from South and Central America.

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Various artists: Little Darla Has a Treat for You

Another dumpload of quality pop and electro from Darla Records... can you believe they've done 25 of these?

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