De La Soul: And the Anonymous Nobody

De La Soul: And the Anonymous Nobody

By Emmanuel Elone

And the Anonymous Nobody is an album that was destined for greatness but failed to live up its potential. 31 Aug 2016 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

9 May 2006 // 3:00 AM

Free Zone (2005)

The first shot of Amos Gitai's new film is arresting. Natalie Portman cries for eight minutes.

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9 May 2006 // 1:00 AM

Seeing such violence and destruction unfold in the streets of familiar cities rather than across an ocean is a poignant reminder no nation is invincible (even, gasp, America).

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9 May 2006 // 1:00 AM

Trinity International Hip-Hop Festival: Day 2

Resurrecting the potency of hip-hop, or at least giving it a damn good go...

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Fire in the Grove: The Cocoanut Grove Tragedy and Its Aftermath by John C. Esposito

As Esposito explains, a fearful crowd is far more dangerous and deadly than a calm one.

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9 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Gnarls Barkley: St. Elsewhere

Gnarls Barkley is certifiable.

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Ari Roland: Sketches from a Bassists Album

The gigantic sound of Roland's bass gives this quartet set, classic bebop mostly of his compositions, an individual sound. Chris Byars certainly has one of the most beautiful sounds on tenor today.

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9 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Extra Golden: Ok-Oyot System

There were three reasons why I wanted to love this album...

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The Black Heart Procession: The Spell

For their fifth album, Pall and Tobias seem stuck on Three Mile Autopilot.

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9 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Like Young: Last Secrets

Chicago's the Like Young buries hatchets, sings songs, and sounds fresh, pulling away from the stripped garage sound and heading into a thicker, more complicated version of the future.

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Elvis Costello/The Metropole Orkest: My Flame Burns Blue

Costello's latest non-rock excursion finds him fronting a 52-piece jazz orchestra at the 2004 North Sea Jazz Festival.

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Anticipation and Expectation in Game Marketing: The Art of “Anti-Hype”

// Moving Pixels

"Watch the trailer for No Man's Sky and then for Frostpunk. There is a clear difference in the kind of expectations each creates in its audience.

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