UNKLE: The Road, Part 1

UNKLE: The Road, Part 1

By Mike Schiller

UNKLE's James Lavelle alternates slow, contemplative material with faster, darker pieces to excellent, fulfilling effect. 23 Aug 2017 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

2 Feb 2007 // 1:30 AM

The Messengers (2007)

Another scary house movie, another family in crisis. And especially, another lithe but steely girl in danger.

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Pillow Fight League, US Debut

Pillows pounding, legs tangle with arms and skirts slowly ride, inching forward as muscle strains against muscle. If that's not empowering, what is?

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1 Feb 2007 // 9:03 PM

Lucky Dragons: Widows

Widows, Luke Fischbeck’s new album as Lucky Dragons, starts with stringed instruments that almost make it seem like some sort of Americana album, except

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1 Feb 2007 // 9:02 PM

Spit Baths by Greg Downs

Characters in Greg Downs' short stories have lost their way, with love elusive and hope nearly gone.

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The Good Mornings: The Good Mornings

Despite promising elements, this Lansing band doesn't create enough of the atmosphere required of their Americana-meets-Mazzy Star sound.

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1 Feb 2007 // 9:01 PM

Voafose: Voafose

Jeremy Simmonds is probably best known as one half of early Leaf Label signee Boymerang, but he’s been around for years, ducking in and

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1 Feb 2007 // 9:01 PM

Daniel Isnt Talking by Marti Leimbach

The author's own experience with an autistic child clearly translates to her work.

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1 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

Jill Scott: Collaborations

If you're going to use Jill Scott on your track, it would help if you actually played to her talents.

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1 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

Surveillance by Jonathan Raban

Surveillance explores real, imagined problems of homeland security.

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Crowded House: Farewell to the World

Ten years after they exited the stage, Crowded House still sound fresh and vital on this anniversary release.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Hopscotch' is Anchored in Walter Matthau's Playful, Irascible Personality

// Short Ends and Leader

"With his novel, Hopscotch, Brian Garfield challenged himself to write a suspenseful spy tale in which nobody gets killed.

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