Paul McCartney: Tug of War / Pipes of Peace

Paul McCartney: Tug of War / Pipes of Peace

By Jeff Strowe

Long forgotten, these reissues may be a mixed bag, but prove essential when reflecting on the ex-Beatle's vast volume of work. 2 Oct 2015 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews
The Economy of Prestige: Prizes, Awards, and the Circulation of Cultural Value by James F. English

Without passing any sort of overt judgment on cultural prizes themselves, English instead provides some illuminating research on the driving forces behind the 20th century proliferation of awards.

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Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)

For a comedy with so much politico-cultural baggage on its mind (and it's not above using Enron as a final punch line), Dick and Jane remains curiously inert.

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Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)

Andy Shankman's poorly structured, unevenly paced, uninspired movie is set in summertime, which means its release is off season.

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	Ms. Dynamite: Judgement Days

It's a sense of responsibility that both blesses and dooms Judgement Days -- Ms. Dynamite takes on deadbeat dads, abusive priests, and the Prime Minister, all while embracing the joy of motherhood.

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	Lindsay Lohan: A Little More Personal (Raw)

Second coming of the girl who wants to come first threatens to leave listeners frigid.

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	Faunts: High Expectations/Low Results

An unfortunately all too appropriate title for this Canadian band's debut album.

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	Bill Frisell: East/West / Further East/Further West

A comprehensive and breathtaking tour of the musical world of today's most distinctive and singular guitarist.

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20 Dec 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Frigg: Oasis

Frigg is a fiddle group, first and foremost, and their fiddles are not the dark fiddles or rock fiddles or mystic fiddles that you might find on other Northside releases, no, these are dancing fiddles.

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	The Dead Science: Frost Giant

Art Rock finds a new home in the scary beauty that is Frost Giant.

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	Diana Darby: The Magdalene Laundries

A dreary and sad era makes the third effort for Diana Darby another bleak yet beautiful album.

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//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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