Eilen Jewell: Sundown Over Ghost Town

Eilen Jewell: Sundown Over Ghost Town

By Steve Horowitz

Eilen Jewell continues refining her poetic lyricism and songcraft on her fifth studio LP. 28 May 2015 // 2:20 AM

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Carl Melcher Goes to Vietnam by Paul Clayton

In this novel, Paul Clayton pulls off the remarkable feat of being resoundingly anti-war yet simultaneously pro-troops.

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The Dreams of Sparrows (2004)

Director Hayder Mousa Daffar had a dream, to make a documentary about his Iraq. Not, he says, the Iraq that he sees 'on the internet, on the news... bombs and explosions', but a country where people lived, and survived, and aspired for more.

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28 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Acacia (2003)

Director Ki-Hyung Par considers Acacia his personal statement on adoption in Korea.

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	Luke Vibert: Lover’s Acid

Beware of a bad trip -- Lover's Acid is Luke Vibert on autopilot.

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	20 Minute Loop: Yawn + House = Explosion

On 20 Minute Loop's new album, the band imagines what it would be like if the New Pornographers combined forces with Boston.

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27 Jul 2005 // 10:00 PM

	S.E.V.A.: S.E.V.A.

The project is an attempt to approach themes of a self-conscious spiritual nature through the medium of instrumental hip-hop.

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	Settlefish: The Plural of the Choir

Settlefish reach back to the early days of indie rock for inspiration, creating both deja vu and excitement on their sophomore release.

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	The Pretenders: The Pretenders Greatest Hits [DVD]

While the Pretenders admittedly aren't saving the world, in High Fidelity Nick Hornby suggested that some people might be able to extract the meaning of life from one of their chord changes.

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	Babatunde Olatunji: Circle of Drums

If you're not already a fan of relatively unadorned tribal drumming, large sections of the album may sound repetitive and boring, but ultimately there is nothing on this disc that shames the memory of the great Babatunde Olatunji.

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	The Offspring: Greatest Hits

The Offspring are the latest band to ride the '90s nostalgia wave. But that's okay, because the '90s ruled.

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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