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The Best Americana of 2009
15 Dec 2009 // 3:00 PM

This year saw a flood of plaid-shirted indie-roots bands building on the beardy throwbacks who gained country-rock traction in 2008. And while mainstream country music continued its evolution into '80s pop metal, plenty of roots acts turned the other direction with back-to-basics records.


Maplewood: Yeti Boombox
15 Dec 2009 // 3:00 PM

Born at the wrong time, these are indie-rock ringers who've come together to get back to the canyon and gaze at the mellow sundown of yesteryear. You'll want to join them.

Maplewood: self-titled
17 Oct 2004 // 5:00 PM

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The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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