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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The White Birch: Come Up For Air

Lush, adult pop recorded with a true sense of beauty and transcendence that belies its darker origins.

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8 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Mutts: I Us We You

Perhaps these puppies should be taken to the pound.

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Public Enemy: Bring That Beat Back

As Public Enemy's latest set of remixes focuses on beats, their politics are still bangin'. But has Public Enemy become a group of superheroes or brothers from another planet?

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8 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Elan: Together As One

Former Wailers frontman throws his solo hat in the ring with the debut record from Tony Kanal's Kingsbury Studios.

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Death Cab for Cutie + Mates of State

We have the facts, and we're voting yes.

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7 Aug 2006 // 8:00 AM

Black Fiction: Ghost Ride

You could peg San Francisco’s Black Fiction as another skewed member of the freak folktronica tribe, residing just down the hall from Tunng and

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The Cosmopolitans: Wild Moose Party

This album revisits a lost group described by the Village Voice as “New Wave pom-pom girls with brains.” The band, which lasted for roughly a

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7 Aug 2006 // 4:00 AM

Spinform: Bryter Tystnaden

Taking the Knife’s commercial ‘haunted’ house and extrapolating it to the realm of experimental electronica, Uppsala, Sweden’s Spinform (a guy called Erik Moller,

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Spanish Colored Orange: Hopelessly Incapable of Standing in the Way EP

Unfortunately, Hopelessly… falls into the category of records that don’t come close to being as good as their titles. The ideas are all good

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7 Aug 2006 // 1:00 AM

The BellRays

in Joe's Pub is like stuffing a stick of dynamite into a shoebox...

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'The Chamber' Keeps the Drama and Suspense Going

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

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