'Amy': She Was All About the Music

'Amy': She Was All About the Music

By Cynthia Fuchs

As sad as Winehouse's story may be, Amy is gorgeous and provocative, too. 2 Jul 2015 // 9:00 AM

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16 Jun 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Shurman: Jubilee

'Los Angeles Americana' is a phrase that seems to perfectly explain this band's polished yet rugged approach to roots rock.

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	Wayne Shorter: Beyond the Sound Barrier

The third release from Shorter's acoustic quartet catches the band at its live best. In three new originals and a diverse selection of classical, film, and older music, the group plays with almost unparalleled democracy and drive. Wayne is back. Boy is he.

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	The Orange Peels: Circling the Sun

This is a band that sounds legitimately happy -- an increasingly rare feat in the modern, alternative-rock world of lost religion, dirty ground, and digital ash.

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16 Jun 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Jackdaw4: Gramophone Logic

Delivering highly stylized power pop/rock with lush harmonies a la Jellyfish, White Album-era Beatles, and the Beach Boys, Jackdaw4 impresses with its debut album.

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16 Jun 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Bebel Gilberto: Remixed

With 13 tracks by 13 different artists, the quality varies. The most important factor is how well the beats meld with the original material.

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16 Jun 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Cardinal: Cardinal

Cardinals aren't so rare. So why's this bird's song so top shelf?"

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16 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

'Turn around so I can see your backsides' and other ways of identifying an adoring audience.

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16 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

Misfortune by Wesley Stace

Misfortune is a musically rousing treat, hitting Dickensonian notes with Stace's wistful prose.

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The Olive Thomas Collection (2005 - PopMatters Film Review
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Long before OJ, James Dean, and William Desmond Taylor, the mysterious death of 25-year-old film star Olive Thomas caused a scandal in 1920.

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16 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

Batman Begins (2005)

Christian Bale brings a menace to Batman, making him radically distinct from alter ego Bruce Wayne.

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