The Lowest Pair: Uncertain As It Is Uneven / Fern Girl and Ice Man

The Lowest Pair: Uncertain As It Is Uneven / Fern Girl and Ice Man

By Ed Whitelock

Two simultaneously released albums serve notice that the Lowest Pair are among the leading new lights in Americana. 27 May 2016 // 2:30 AM

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Daniel Smith: Be Bop Bassoon

Even the thorough application of this great bassoonist, with as good a threesome as could reasonably be hoped for, can not establish serious claim for bassoon as a versatile horn in jazz. "Birk's Works" is nonetheless lovely... music not to laugh at, but smile with!

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Various Artists: The Pilgrim: A Celebration of Kris Kristofferson

The real question is whether the latest effort to honor the legendary songwriter is any good. The simple answer is yes.

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27 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

Four Tet: DJ Kicks

Insomuch as Kieran Hebden's sound is unassailably unique, his DJ Kicks is also a rather indescribable experience.

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	Rush: Replay x 3 [DVD + CD]

Travel back in time with Lerxst, Dirk, and the Professor!"

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26 Jun 2006 // 4:00 PM

The Streets

) is running the New York Marathon this year. Seriously, he ran no less than 18 miles before the show. What the hell?!?!

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Nine Inch Nails + Bauhaus

Everybody in Northeast Ohio has a Trent story from the old days: he used to frequent the record shop where I worked. Of course, I haven't seen him around much lately...

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26 Jun 2006 // 4:00 PM

Fiery Furnaces + Man Man

Several songs into Fiery Furnaces' set, I was still scouring the stage, hoping beyond hope that it was hidden behind an amp or something...

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Strangers with Candy: The Complete Series

Not only does the humor hold up with amazing buoyancy, but it also remains edgier and more topical than most current programming on basic cable TV.

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We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen (2005)

If viewers of this film rush out in pursuit of Minutemen albums, the film will have accomplished its humble goal of paying tribute to one of the all-time great bands of the modern recording era.

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26 Jun 2006 // 4:00 PM

Why We Fight (2005)

Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson observes, 'I sometimes think many American leaders in civilian clothes would love to have Doberman pinschers whom they could release on the world and then put back in their cages. They don't like the Dobermans to have PhDs and question their decisions.'"

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Hitchcock's 'Suspicion', 'I Confess' and 'The Wrong Man' Return in Blu-ray

// Short Ends and Leader

"These three films on DVD from Warner Archives showcase different facets of Alfred Hitchcock's brilliance.

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