Riverside: Love, Fear and the Time Machine

Riverside: Love, Fear and the Time Machine

By Jordan Blum

Ten years on, Riverside remain as special as ever, and Love, Fear and the Time Machine is their truest work of art. 1 Sep 2015 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

29 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

Sky High (2005)

Though Layla brings some sense of complexity to the proceedings, she's generally undermined by the film's straightforward charging.

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29 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005)

John's casually precise athleticism and stuttering are oddly enchanting.

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	Various Artists: Live 8 at Eden: Africa Calling [DVD]

The red-headed step-child of the Live 8 shows, Live 8 at Eden: Africa Calling shows a vibrant, artistic people, ultimately putting a face on the continent Western celebrities and musicians have tried to aid for the past 20 years.

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28 Nov 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Texas: Red Book

Almost 20 years on, Texas is still the best pop band American hasn't discovered.

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	Ulrich Schnauss: Far Away Trains Passing By

It's a nice package, but the material itself is nowhere near as strong as that presented on A Strangely Isolated Place.

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The Roots: Home Grown! The Beginners Guide to Understanding The Roots

Spectacular hip-hop from A to Z, a collection of depth and wonder from Philly's hometown heroes -- beats, rhymes and riffs to end the discussion of how 'musical' rap really is.

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	Mi and L’au: Mi and L’au

A warm and tender album that somehow manages to be isolating.

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28 Nov 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Dorris Henderson with John Renbourn: Watch the Stars

A British Invasion of the '60s of a different sort: an L.A. lady goes to London, meets an English gent, and creates a cross-cultural folk record whose beauty shines like the stars.

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	Richie Hart Trio: Greasy Street

The Ritchie Hart Trio might be a must-see in a live setting, but here they certainly aren't playing live.

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28 Nov 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Donal Hinely: Giants

Singer-songwriter and exquisite storyteller builds on previous success to create another solid record with help from Will Kimbrough and others.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

// Short Ends and Leader

"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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