'A Year in Champagne' Is All Fruit and No Acidity

'A Year in Champagne' Is All Fruit and No Acidity

By Michael Curtis Nelson

There's plenty of dazzle but little depth in this champagne documentary. 2 Jun 2015 // 1:09 AM

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//Recent Reviews

23 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

Smallville

Lex's desire for all things Clark turned increasingly fraught and increasingly intimate this season, often bordering on the homoerotic.

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23 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

Séance (2004)

As Koji and Junco drift apart, not only is their dialogue minimal, but they also appear repeatedly framed by windows and doorways.

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	Various Artists: Billy Crystal Presents the Milt Gabler Story

Subtitled 'from 'Strange Fruit' to 'Rock Around the Clock'', a 30-minute DVD of Billy Crystal reminiscing about his jazz and pop producer uncle's amazing achievement, plus a CD of copious, very various audio evidence.

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	Various Artists: Verve Remixed, Vol. 3

Three discs into the Verve Remixed series, jazz goes careening into the ghetto.

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	Various Artists: Made in Sheffield [DVD]

Music fans would be surprised to know that the frequently dismissed town of Sheffield gave the world such bands as the Human League, Cabaret Voltaire, ABC, and, ahem, Def Leppard.

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22 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Dungen: 1999-2001

In 2004, with very little fuss or fanfare, Gustav Ejstes, the Swedish multi-instrumentalist mastermind behind the one-man folk-psych phenomenon Dungen, released Ta Det Lugnt, a brilliant

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22 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Do or Die: D.O.D.

Do or Die follow their younger Chicago colleagues, Twista and Kanye West, into the American limelight with this impressive but lousily packaged new record.

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22 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Benzos: Morning Stanzas

Benzos - a New York narcotic, aimed at your head.

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	Ryan Adams & the Cardinals: Cold Roses

Meet the new Ryan Adams: same as the old Ryan Adams.

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21 May 2005 // 3:00 PM

, except his songs...

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Kiasmos: 26 May 2015 - Rough Trade NYC (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Kiasmos is the exciting, dark and trippy electronic project from Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen.

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