Nick Lowe: Reissues, 1982-1990

Nick Lowe: Reissues, 1982-1990

By Chris Ingalls

Six vital releases from one of the most underappreciated titans of power pop are finally back in print. 24 Jul 2017 // 2:30 AM

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Allen Clapp: Something Strange Happens

The DIY musician employs everything from weirdly distorted squeals made by his broken-down recording equipment to scratchy samples of the drum tracks on old records to produce his distinctive sound.

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16 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Glow Worm

Glow Worm is pretty, to be sure, but what good is a puzzle game that never actually puzzles?

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16 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Quinceañera (2005)

Much like a well-meaning but bewildered child stuck in the awkward years between childhood and adolescence, Quinceañera is too unsure of its self to be assertive and, thus, lacks an identity (good or bad).

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16 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Various Artists: 40 Bands 80 Minutes [DVD]

40 Bands is an introduction to a whole lot of bands that clearly will have a lot to offer when they have more than two minutes to play -- and one guy who can make a sandwich with his feet.

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Denison Witmer: Safe Away / Are You a Sleeper?

Reissue of sensitive Philly songster's 2002 debut full-length, served with an extra disc of sincerity.

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16 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

The Panic Channel: (ONe)

There are flashes of talent that make it sound as though the Panic Channel very well could amount to something more than a mid-'90s tribute band.

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Various Artists: Five Way Street

At last this key band has been memorialized on a tribute album. For devoted Buffalo Springfield buffs, it's a must-hear.

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15 Jan 2007 // 11:00 PM

Primeval (2007)

Two plotlines come together thematically, as the militias are "killing machines" much like the crocodile is purported to be, and neither attracts the attention of white Western media or intervention by international peacekeepers.

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15 Jan 2007 // 9:03 PM

+/-: Lets Build a Fire

With a band name that renders Google search helpless, it’s not surprising that +/- named their third full length Let’s Build a Fire.

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MV/EE & the Bummer Road: Green Blues

This has got to be a must for your ‘60s-obsessed buddy who won’t stop telling you that they don’t make them like they

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'Doctor Who': Casting a Woman as the Doctor Offers Fresh Perspectives and a New Kind of Role Model

// Channel Surfing

"The BBC's announcement of Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor has sections of fandom up in arms. Why all the fuss?

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