Wire: Silver/Lead

Wire: Silver/Lead

By John Bergstrom

On their 16th album, Wire sound more like themselves than ever, yet refuse to become complacent. 29 Mar 2017 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

15 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

Harvie S.: Funky Cha

Serious fun, jazz and Latin in full joyful marriage, nothing superficial about it.

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15 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

Loka: Fire Shepards

What happens when familiar Ninja Tune jazz and breakbeat elements get rewired for live instrumentation with a post-rock slant? Greater flexibility allows for arrangements that can seamlessly progress, but just as seamlessly lose focus.

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	Various Artists: Red Hot + Blue [DVD]

Conceived as a multimedia AIDS awareness package, the re-release of this 15 year-old project succeeds when the message doesn't overpower the inherent strength and subtlety of Cole Porter's songs.

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The Love Letter Band: Fear Not My Brothers Fear Not My Sisters, for I Have Seen the Future

Just about everything you might expect a band with this name, who release their album on Valentine's Day, might sound like.

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Klimek: Music to Fall Asleep

Guitars add a lot to Klimek's ambience, but their presence doesn't stop an album called Music to Fall Asleep from working a little too well.

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Kieran Kane, Kevin Welch, Fats Kaplin: Lost John Dean

Take two of the finer singer-songwriters around, put them together for another album with a talented multi-instrumentalist, and what do you have? Nothing less than a fantastic record.

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14 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Heart of the Game (2006)

Ward Serrill's smart, challenging documentary traces not only Darnellia and Resler's complicated relationship, but also a series of stories concerning high school athletics, race and class, and most importantly, girls.

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Maurice el Medioni & Roberto Rodriguez: Descarga Oriental

It was pretty inevitable that these two culture-hopping nomads would find each other.

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14 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

Radio 4: Enemies Like This

Though they claim the title of quintessential New York rock, Radio 4 has none of the continually sprinting-forward attitude that makes New York what it is.

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14 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

Supersilent: 7

This astonishing concert performance from one of the world's most uncompromising and idiosyncratic improv outfits feels like a heavy workout for your mind, body, and soul.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Red Baraat Blows Hartford Hall Down Celebrating the Festival of Colors (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Red Baraat's annual Festival of Colors show rocked a snow laden Hartford on a Saturday evening.

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