The Buying of the Light: An Eerie Debut on Consumption and Corporeality

The Buying of the Light: An Eerie Debut on Consumption and Corporeality

By Joe Blessing

Kleeman's You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine is a powerfully feminine and disturbingly organic contribution to the literature of consumerism. 31 May 2016 // 9:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews
The Postmodern Preacher: The Rise of Bishop T.D. Jakes by Shayne Lee

I get the sense Lee is saying, 'Don't hate the player, hate the game.' In other words, ye among us who would not accept multimillion-dollar book deals, recording contracts and public acclaim cast the first stone.

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22 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Magnet: The Tourniquet

Third full-length from Even Johansen (his second as Magnet) is a warm but unadventurous rehash of gooey sentimentalisms and optimistic buzzwords.

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22 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Burst: Origo

Chaos and beauty collide on what is certain to be the Swedish band’s breakthrough disc.

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22 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Andrew Hill: Time Lines

The stalwart post-bop pianist returns (again) to Blue Note with a combination of daring and remembrance.

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22 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

AM Syndicate: Empire

Indie collective or rock supergroup, either way, this debut makes a strong bid for early year-end list placement.

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22 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Carlos Barbosa-Lima: Carioca

If you don't listen to a lot of Brazilian music, you'll have to kind of re-adjust your ears for this one.

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22 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Daniel Ash: Come Alive

Ash has not one, not two, not three, but four impressive back-catalogs to draw from on this better-than-expected live document.

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Gamble Brothers Band: Continuator

Memphis may be alive, but so are plants. The Gamble Brothers take a forgettable stroll through the Memphis bar-band tradition.

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22 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Alif Tree: French Cuisine

It is essentially that rarest of artifacts -- a splendid album that aspires to nothing more than creating a sustained mood through the application of superlative musicianship.

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	Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds: The Road to God Knows Where/Live at the Paradiso [DVD]

Nick Cave has always seemed misplaced, of another era. An Australian whose '60s-retro skinny suits and 19th century face have lived all over Europe, Cave looks and sings like an old soul.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Our Own Points of View on 'Hardcore Henry'

// Moving Pixels

"Hardcore Henry gives us a chance to consider not how well a video game translates to film, but how well a video game point of view translates to film.

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