My Morning Jacket: The Waterfall

My Morning Jacket: The Waterfall

By Charles Pitter

The Waterfall continues My Morning Jacket’s reign as a Grateful Dead for the 21st century. 6 May 2015 // 2:06 AM

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//Recent Reviews

28 Jul 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Blusom: The Metapolitan

Blusom has created something wholly original on The Metapolitan which simultaneously evokes feelings of joy, loneliness, and just a touch of something dark and weird under the surface.

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28 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Law Firm

David E. Kelley used to rail against reality television. He argued that it was putting writers out of work and played to viewers' basest instincts. So much for that high road.

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Carl Melcher Goes to Vietnam by Paul Clayton

In this novel, Paul Clayton pulls off the remarkable feat of being resoundingly anti-war yet simultaneously pro-troops.

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The Dreams of Sparrows (2004)

Director Hayder Mousa Daffar had a dream, to make a documentary about his Iraq. Not, he says, the Iraq that he sees 'on the internet, on the news... bombs and explosions', but a country where people lived, and survived, and aspired for more.

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28 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Acacia (2003)

Director Ki-Hyung Par considers Acacia his personal statement on adoption in Korea.

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	Luke Vibert: Lover’s Acid

Beware of a bad trip -- Lover's Acid is Luke Vibert on autopilot.

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	20 Minute Loop: Yawn + House = Explosion

On 20 Minute Loop's new album, the band imagines what it would be like if the New Pornographers combined forces with Boston.

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27 Jul 2005 // 10:00 PM

	S.E.V.A.: S.E.V.A.

The project is an attempt to approach themes of a self-conscious spiritual nature through the medium of instrumental hip-hop.

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	Settlefish: The Plural of the Choir

Settlefish reach back to the early days of indie rock for inspiration, creating both deja vu and excitement on their sophomore release.

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	The Pretenders: The Pretenders Greatest Hits [DVD]

While the Pretenders admittedly aren't saving the world, in High Fidelity Nick Hornby suggested that some people might be able to extract the meaning of life from one of their chord changes.

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'Herald' Attempts the Troubled Waters of the Colonial Narrative

// Moving Pixels

"The demo tells us nothing about the relationship between the Capital and the Protectorate except as filtered through Devan. The “colonialism” at play is not between nations, rather it seems more interested in how it influences a man recently come of age.

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