Justin Townes Earle: Kids in the Street

Justin Townes Earle: Kids in the Street

By Jeff Strowe

Alt-country troubadour Justin Townes Earle returns with a mature batch of tunes centered around changing landscapes and the promise of the future. 26 May 2017 // 8:42 AM

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//Recent Reviews

19 Sep 2006 // 2:47 AM

Smith

Faces are hard to read in Smith. Sometimes, this inscrutability is obvious, even exaggerated.

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19 Sep 2006 // 2:00 AM

Pants Yell!: Recent Drama

Sweet pop angst-turned-apathy with just enough tongue in cheek to charm.

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The Thames Shakespeare Collection: MacBeth/King Lear/Romeo & Juliet/Twelfth Night (1976)

For those who never tire of the great playwright, there can never be enough attempts to interpret Shakespeare: every new endeavor is simply another gem in the Bard's jewel-laden crown. The Thames collection is such a gem.

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The Cardigans: Super Extra Gravity

The Cardigans' welcome return to form finally gets an American release.

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Philosophy of New Music by Theodor Adorno; Translated by Robert Hullot-Kentor

For Adorno, the opiate of the masses in late capitalism was not religion, but culture, and mass-produced culture was little more than a drug that served no other capacity than the reification and perpetuation of the dominance of capital -- culture as product that could only produce more product as culture.

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19 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

Okie Dokie

Andrews may be a scatological sociologist or an anthropologist of the real, if you will, but he's also an important artist.

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Arling & Cameron: Hi-Fi Underground

The po-faced genre-jumbling that is supposed to enliven this record has already been done better, and somewhat fresher, recently.

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Magnolia Electric Co.: Fading Trails

Good songs culled from four different sessions for four different albums makes Magnolia's latest scatterbrained and unsatisfying.

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19 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

Jim Noir: Tower of Love

Tower of Love hums with 60s pop brilliantine and childhood nostalgia, its easy grace and catchy melodies difficult to resist

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19 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

Pretty Flowers: Pretty Flowers

Garage punk band has some skills, but they're buried under murky production.

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Slowdive Sell Out Brooklyn and Release Bonus Song "30th June"

// Notes from the Road

"Although sound issues delayed their set on the second night, Slowdive put on an unforgettable show in Brooklyn, or rather two shows.

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