You'll Move Through 'Skyshine's Bedlam' Like a Board Game

You'll Move Through 'Skyshine's Bedlam' Like a Board Game

By Nick Dinicola

Skyshine's Bedlam is an inviting roguelike that proves the journey is more important than the destination. 9 Oct 2015 // 8:00 AM

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//Recent Reviews

3 Jan 2006 // 11:00 PM

Erasure: The Erasure Show - Live in Cologne [DVD]

Capturing the Nightbird tour for posterity, Erasure treats their fans to the expected elaborate games of dress up. Oh yeah, and some great music, too.

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	Amandine: This Is Where Our Hearts Collide

Swedish roots-folkers are steeped decidedly in Americana. I guarantee that a taste test will surprise you.

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3 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Calexico + Iron and Wine

Calexico's wind-swept desert epics combined with Iron and Wine's soft southern lilt in an evening that saw cowboy poetry, blues murder ballads, and folk laments fleshed out by stirring twang.

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Home Improvement: The Complete Third Season

Home Improvement's third season is its best, as crack-up funny as it is heartfelt.

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	Various Artists: International Pop Overthrow: Volume 8

Exhausting compilation sums up the highs and lows of the associated festival.

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2 Jan 2006 // 11:00 PM

Anyone who's ever shelled out serious money for one of those Guided By Voices boxed-sets -- yeah, I'm looking at you, Mr. More-Money-Than-Common-Sense -- should feel right at home here.

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	The Strokes: First Impressions of Earth

The Strokes venture into uncharted territory and offer a disc twice as long and half as good as their now classic first two records.

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	The Quarter After: The Quarter After

Most folk rock/psychedelic throwbacks are for the Byrds, but this holds promise. So where's the song writing talent?"

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	Queen: Queen: Under Review 1973-1980 [DVD]

Here's a documentary that takes an almost CSPAN approach to discussing a rock band.

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	Buckethead and Friends: Enter the Chicken

One of the strangest personas in rock also wields one of the meanest guitars... and this time he brought friends.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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