'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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	Various Artists: Soundz of Spirit [DVD]

Soundz of Spirit is a documentary (and accompanying CD soundtrack) that explores the 'creative process' and 'spirituality' in hip-hop. First-time filmmaker Joslyn Rose Lyons pieces together dope beats, ill rhymes, sick moves, and some deep thoughts. However, is the God in one enough to move the God in another?"

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30 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Paris Combo: Motifs

Its fourth album finds the multiracial French quintet bursting with confidence, catchy melodies, taut arrangements, and unmitigated fun.

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	Monade: A Few Steps More

Stereolab cofounder releases a dreamy lounge escape that is engaging despite its laid back cool and will take you in as far as you wish to go.

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	Fembots: Small Town Murder Scene

A surprising (and mildly eclectic) musical journey; sometimes lonely, other times just noisy...

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30 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	The Evens: The Evens

Fugazi's Ian MacKaye gives his much-abused vocal chords a rest on the first release from his new folk-rock project with the Warmer's Amy Farina.

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	The Dissociatives: self-titled

Advanced genre math: Dance + Grunge = Pop. The Dissociatives are sweet enough to give you cavities.

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	Cast Iron Filter: Falls of Rough

This ambitious Americana concept album -- call it a musical 'Winesburg, Ohio' -- is sunk by too-slick production.

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Wario Ware Touched!

Wario Ware Touched! remains something of a demonstration of the unique properties of the DS.

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30 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Viewtiful Joe 2

Realistic games have about as much entertainment value as watching wet paint dry.

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30 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Punisher

Because Castle is who he is, players are allowed to use dozens of environmental hazards to interrogate would-be killers.

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