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//Features

The 25 Best Re-Issues of 2011
30 Nov 2011 // 3:00 PM

The year's best reissues are highlighted by a massive re-issue campaign for the kings of English prog rock, a soul giant, and the masterwork of one of America's finest ever pop bands.

Part 1: From Admiral Radley to Glasser
18 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

The three-day 2010 edition of Slipped Discs kicks off with the folk rock of Blitzen Trapper, the collaboration of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, the timeless pop of Crowded House, the brilliant hip-hop of Drake, and many more. All records that missed our top 70 list last year.

//Reviews

Zammuto: Zammuto
11 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

Zammuto is a fun and inventive record that shows great promise for Nick Zammuto’s post-Books future.

The Books: The Way Out
20 Jul 2010 // 4:00 PM

After a five-year hiatus, former leaders of their pack return with another well considered, emotional full length.

//Blogs

DJs, Therapists, and Preachers: The Books and the Art of Sampling
17 Aug 2010 // 12:15 AM

The Books' samples, which include everything from bits and pieces of everyday noise to extended recordings of Hebrew stenography, are somehow more essential and more secondary at the same time -- used for their own sake to create something utterly unrelated.

The Books - The Way Out (new album / MP3 / video)
30 Jun 2010 // 11:30 PM

The Books The Way Out (Temporary Residence) Releasing: July 2010 The Books have jumped from Tomlab to Temporary Residence for their upcoming album. On their Tumblr

//Blogs

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

// Short Ends and Leader

"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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