Identity Is a Provocative Spectre Throughout Noel Malcolm's 'Agents of Empire'

Identity Is a Provocative Spectre Throughout Noel Malcolm's 'Agents of Empire'

By Jordan Penney

In Noel Malcolm's important microhistory, we encounter complex individuals who appear resistant to simple categories, generalizations, or identifications. 24 Mar 2017 // 2:14 AM

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13 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

Nomeansno: All Roads Lead to Ausfahrt

Nomeansno heads for their own middle of the road on All Roads Lead to Ausfahrt.

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13 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

Greg Laswell: Through Toledo

Sad but not miserable, this bit of heartache is both moving and comforting in its murkiness.

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13 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

Lynyrd Skynyrd: Gold

I personally would've sewn a Confederate flag to the back of something or other, if not for the sneaking suspicion that I would've looked like a complete twat.

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13 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

Freddie Cruger: Soul Search

Cruger draws on funky music from around the world, and his debut album is at once smooth, eclectic, and supremely danceable.

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13 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

Puffy AmiYumi: Splurge

When an album is this movie-theatre-popcorn good, it's hard to complain.

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Duo manages to actually bring something new to the female singer-songwriter table, and that's a welcome thing.

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12 Oct 2006 // 6:00 AM

Defari: Street Music

Defari seems to be losing speed, as his newest album fails to break any new ground from his previous endeavors.

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12 Oct 2006 // 6:00 AM

The Casualties: Under Attack

If your idea of fun is losing your mind and bouncing off walls for 30 rousing minutes, bon appetit!

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Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy

This is the Lego Star Wars game that you have been looking for.

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System and Station: Here Is Now

This Portland outfit has been compared to everyone from Quasi to Built To Spill. And it’s a decent comparison when listening to the indie-meets-shoe-gazing “

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