Drake: Views

Drake: Views

By Marshall Gu

Views is step backwards in quality, certainly, but it’s a step sideways in some ways. 5 May 2016 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews
Mohr by Frederick Reuss

The strength of Reuss's writing is more in his observations, the way he builds emotions out of little details like the objects in the clutter of a room or the way a certain person moves.

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Various Artists: Cavalcade of the Scars

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

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3 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Black Angels: Passover

As clumsily poetic and irresistible as a city storm, these BJM devotees mount an engaging psych-rock rebellion.

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The Green Arrows: 4-Track Recording Session

If you told me that this is a perfect representation of the band as they were during the 1970s, I'd believe you without a qualm.

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3 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Dub Tractor: Hideout

Minimal, pretty indie-tronic melancholy. Especially recommended if you're nostalgic for vinyl hiss.

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Jon Auer: Songs from the Year of Our Demise

Posies co-frontman finally drops his much-delayed solo debut, the best thing he's done in a decade or so, with the hoped-for lovely melodies and incisive lyrics. The frosting's back on the beater.

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The Charlatans UK: Simpatico

On the evidence of Simpatico, Tim Burgess has been spending all his time on Negril Beach, smoking fattie after fattie and getting self-indulgently down with his inner trust-fund rasta self.

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3 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Steve Khan: The Green Field

A unique, strong, and serious jazz guitar album from a modern master.

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Victory at Sea: All Your Things Are Gone

Twelve years into their career, the dynamic trio from Boston deliver their finest album yet.

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2 May 2006 // 3:00 AM

Sir! No Sir! (2006)

War, the documentary establishes right off, is mythic and ruinous.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 19 - "The Chitters"

// Channel Surfing

"Another stand-alone episode, but there's still plenty to discuss in the Supernatural world.

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