Aimee Mann: Mental Illness

Aimee Mann: Mental Illness

By Steve Horowitz

Happily, all is not melancholy here. The songs’ characters may be unloved and disturbed, but aren’t we all? 28 Mar 2017 // 2:30 AM

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David Krakauer and Socalled with Klezmer Madness: Bubbemeises

Klezmer meets hip-hop with hopes of having latkes of fun.

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Oasis: Stop the Clocks

Whatever you think of the Faces/Beatles-chord pilfering and Liam's ability to turn "shine" into a three-syllable insult, when these guys are on, they float right over their own press.

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28 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

The Wobblies (1979)

For recovering this forgotten segment of American history, and for rightly emphasizing that dissent is a crucial component of the American heritage, The Wobblies does a service for us all.

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36 Crazyfists: Rest Inside the Flames

Can 'flaming' passion compensate for blatant unoriginality?

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Transformers Armada: Season 1, Part 2

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Darc Mind: Symptomatic of a Greater Ill

You're telling me this album's 10 years old? Seriously? Damn.

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28 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

Dani Siciliano: Slappers

One potentially Very Important Album, three critical responses.

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Various Artists: Electric Gypsyland 2

Electric Gypsyland 2 is a good sequel: a playful, explorative sequel that takes the basic idea from its predecessor and uses it as a foundation, not a restriction.

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The Jeff Gauthier Goatette: One and the Same

Categorizing this 39 minutes of music that takes itself so seriously as jazz is questionable, even if there is improvisation.

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28 Nov 2006 // 5:00 AM

The Horrors: The Horrors EP

The Horrors formula is ridiculously simple: they’re simply a modern update of the weird “96 Tears” crooners ? & the Mysterians.  A little bit of

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//Mixed media
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'The Chamber' Keeps the Drama and Suspense Going

// Short Ends and Leader

"The Chamber is the filmic equivalent of a fairground ride, the stimulation of emotion over ideas.

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