'Felt' Is Buried Beneath Its Own Style

'Felt' Is Buried Beneath Its Own Style

By Valeriy Kolyadych

Felt is unique, but its narrative shortcomings hinder its chance at lasting impact. 13 Oct 2015 // 8:00 AM

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//Recent Reviews

6 Sep 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Satoshi Tomiie: ES / ES-B

He's known primarily for his progressive leanings but he remains something of a wild card. Now he's gone all System of a Down on us by choosing to release what is essentially a double album in two discrete parts, separated only by a few short summer months.

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	Rinaldi Sings: What’s It All About?

Britain's new bubblegum soul man croons his way to the top. But will we all go into sugar shock?"

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	Michael Penn: Mr. Hollywood, Jr. 1947

Singer-songwriter follows wife Aimee Mann's concept album with a concept album of his own.

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	The Immortal Lee County Killers 3: These Bones Will Rise to Love You Again

Amidst the garage rock mishmash of blues, punk, and rock 'n' roll (on an uncharacteristically spaced-out trip, to boot), IMCK3 show us the blues ain't just a history.

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	Frontier Index: Frontier Index

By demonstrating their willingness to expand upon as well as respect the boundaries of country music, Frontier Index have positioned themselves as musicians intent on scrubbing off the stink of formaldehyde that pervades so much alt-country.

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	Dr. Israel: Inna City Pressure [remastered]

The doctor of dub reggae has remastered his classic 1998 release. Fans of the genre should be pleased. Others may not be so enthused.

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	Bob Brookmeyer: Bob Brookmeyer and Friends

The set is something of a period piece, incidental to the quality of the music. It ain't demanding stuff, but nice.

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6 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

The pain of playing to an attentive but small crowd pales in comparison to being hit by an unmanned runaway car. So maybe this was the better part of their day after all...

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	Horace Silver: Silver’s Blue

An early and lesser-known date from the hard bop stalwart shines with funky Silver tunes and arrangements, featuring authoritative work by Hank Mobley.

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	Amy Rigby: Little Fugitive

The trouble with Rigby is that she's alright. That's good for her, but she's much more interesting when she's unhappy or just plain angry.

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//Mixed media

Terror, Dolls, Madhouses: Three for the Price of Price

// Short Ends and Leader

"Three Vincent Price projects from American International.

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