METZ: II

METZ: II

By Ian King

METZ are a caustic antidote for a cynical world, and II burns even better going down than their defining first album. 4 May 2015 // 5:00 AM

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//Recent Reviews

6 Apr 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Diana Krall: Live at the Montreal Jazz Festival [DVD]

It’s always been easy to be skeptical of Diana Krall, but the reasons to be skeptical keep evolving over the course of her career.

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	Dirty Projectors: The Getty Address

Good art impresses. Great art transforms. Unfortunately, The Getty Address is merely good art.

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	David-Ivar Herman Dune: Ya Ya

David-Ivar Herman Dune channels Jonathan Richman for the new (anti-) kids on the block. Recommended.

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	Aqualung: Strange and Beautiful

Aqualung is (unfortunately?) not a Jethro Tull cover band. It's more like what might happen if Coldplay had a brain.

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6 Apr 2005 // 3:00 PM

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6 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

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6 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

While the technique is simple and almost child-like, Brown's sense of composition and perspective display artistic talent that might not be immediately apparent to all.

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6 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines

The vampire has gone from unrepentant monster to hero and champion in a little over a hundred years.

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6 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Killzone

Playing Killzone feels like eating a cake with too many flavors.

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Within the innocent naivety and blustery melodrama is a romantic appreciation for justice, freedom, and heroism.

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