Junior Boys: Big Black Coat

Junior Boys: Big Black Coat

By John Bergstrom

First album in five years from the Canadian synth-poppers... now even synth-poppier. 8 Feb 2016 // 2:30 AM

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Kid Rock and the Twisted Brown Trucker Band: Live Trucker

Live Trucker is solid fun, as long as you don't mind the sense that you're beating yourself in the head with a can of cold Milwaukee's Best during every last second you're listening to it.

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26 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Edu K: Frenétiko

Stand aside, Federline. Actual Brazillian Edu K manages to work baile funk influences into a much more convincing, if thoroughly unsubstantial, party mix of punk and funk.

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Jason Collett: Idols of Exile

Hit-and-miss solo effort from undeniably talented Broken Social Scenester.

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26 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Oakley Hall: Second Guessing

Oneida cofounder heads back-to-basics with his countrified band of sun drenched romantics.

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One Session: Bobby B presents: The Hidden Treasures Vol. 1

I don't know what kind of herbals they got in exchange for this CD, but it's certainly worth a blunt.

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Röyksopp: Röyksopp’s Night Out

A Live EP from Norwegian duo that adds nothing to their canon but a Queens of the Stone Age cover.

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24 Mar 2006 // 2:00 PM

American Dad: Volume 1

It's all Family Guy's fault. Had that cult cartoon not been cancelled and proven its mantle by becoming a phenomenon on DVD, we wouldn't be stuck with American Dad, its jaded jingoistic cousin.

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24 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

In the midst of George W. Bush's second term as president... the themes and tenor of this dystopian graphic novel hit home.

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24 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Silver Jews

has been recording for over a decade, but up until a couple weeks ago, you could've counted their live performances on a pair of severely injured hands...

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Roots Too: White Ethnic Revival in Post-Civil Rights America by Matthew Frye Jacobson

Being an academic, Jacobson refrains from phrases such as 'rank hypocrisy', though he makes clear the various rhetorical smokescreens and circumlocutions necessary to justify this white racism that calls itself by any other names available.

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Was Super Bowl 50 a Golden Bowl?

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"A pop culture play-by-play of the biggest TV event of the year.

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