Randy Newman: The Randy Newman Songbook

Randy Newman: The Randy Newman Songbook

By Chris Ingalls

Randy Newman is a national treasure, and this lavish vinyl box set is a fitting showcase for his many musical and lyrical gifts. 23 Sep 2016 // 8:17 AM

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//Recent Reviews

8 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

Invasion

It's in the consideration of race and race differences that Invasion has emerged in its first season as one of television's most insightful terrorism-scare shows.

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Wholphin No. 1: DVD Magazine of Unseen Things by McSweeney’s

The DVD part is obvious. But why is Wholphin also billing itself as a magazine?"

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Where the Truth Lies: Unrated Theatrical Version (2005)

As the score swells, the camera reveals a body, a girl seemingly drowned, pale, grotesque, and grim. This, the title hints, is Where the Truth Lies. Except it isn't.

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Mudhoney: Under a Billion Suns

Apocalypse in the garage: Seattle’s answer to the Stooges returns with a powerful explosion.

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8 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Sound-wise Figurines are indeed reminiscent of Modest Mouse or Built to Spill, that classically indie pop sound of jangled guitars and unexpected rhythms.

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8 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

This is art at its most mature and engaging.

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daKAH Hip Hop Orchestra: Various

While the daKAH orchestra lacks nothing in terms of musical acumen, it lacks the vital spark necessary to be considered more than a tepid example of the hip-hop genre.

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If you like your rock and roll dirty, unbearably loud and downright f*cking sexy then The Duke Spirit could be right up your street.

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Ozark Mountain Daredevils: Ozark Mountain Daredevils

There's a reason the Ozark Mountain Daredevils splintered apart in 1979: they hit the end of their creative road. The 1980 version of the band simply proved that point.

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David & the Citizens: David & the Citizens

This teaser EP does the job of stirring up the requisite interest, even if it only leaves you wanting the future to deliver on the bits of promise contained within.

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In Defense of the Infinite Universe in 'No Man's Sky'

// Moving Pixels

"The common cries of disappointment that surround No Man’s Sky stem from the exciting idea of an infinite universe clashing with the harsh reality of an infinite universe.

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