Dirty Projectors: Dirty Projectors

Dirty Projectors: Dirty Projectors

By Andrew Paschal

What David Longstreth attempts to pass as daring, confessional experimentation often veers closer to self-indulgence. 27 Feb 2017 // 6:55 AM

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//Recent Reviews

2 Nov 2006 // 8:00 PM

The End by Lemony Snicket

Because their desperately perilous circumstances force them to behave in ways they would have never previously imagined, the children begin to wonder if they are losing their moral compass.

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2 Nov 2006 // 8:00 PM

Wolf Boy by Evan Kuhlman

Wolf Boy portrays children on the threshold of that crossing over into the far less interesting concerns of adolescence, capturing the last golden summer of weird, perfect youth. The circumstances into which he places his characters, however, are neither perfect nor golden.

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Edie Carey: Another Kind of Fire

Carey really doesn’t have much to say. She’s earnest enough, and she’s not dumb. But she really doesn’t offer any great insights into the world in which we live.

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The Blood Brothers: Young Machetes

You can call it selling out. You can call it mainstream. Just don’t call it bad. Call it the best album of their career. Scratch that: call it one of the best of 2006.

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Teddybears: Soft Machine

Does this dancefloor-centric Swedish act have what it takes to enter the pantheon of great Scandinavian pop? Based on the evidence here, not quite.

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King Jammy: King At the Controls

Jammy, credited with bringing reggae into the digital music age, was just a great producer, period. This excellent single-disc comp. gives you 20 reasons why.

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Pigeon John: …And the Summertime Pool Party

More good-time optimism from under-the-radar LA rapper, Pigeon John.

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2 Nov 2006 // 8:00 PM

Con Man (2006)

Con Man: The True Story Of An Ivy League Imposter is as incomplete and ambiguous as Hogue was elliptical.

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Rainy Day Saints: Diamond Star Highway

The Rainy Day Saints know their garage rock, but they don't know themselves.

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1 Nov 2006 // 11:00 PM

Mad Tea Party: Big Top Soda Pop

Mad Tea Party forgo the crumpets and dish up a plateful of whimsy, with attractive, ear-catching melodies and a determination to rescue the kazoo from pop music's instrumental toybox.

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'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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