A Cosmic Crescendo

A Cosmic Crescendo

By Jack Fisher

An epic crossover involving cosmic power ends in a way that's satisfying without the specter of tragedy. 28 Apr 2015 // 7:05 AM

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11 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	The Fire Apes: Central Park Carousel

The latest Britpop invasion comes from South Carolina. The Fire Apes serve up catchy 1960s-style jangle pop with subtle literary allusions in their lyrics.

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11 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Cheb i Sabbah: La Kahena

Music you can trance to: swirling and seductive North African music with a hypnotic dance beat and an ancient soul.

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	Busdriver: Fear of a Black Tangent

You're standing at a bus stop. The bus is late, and when it pulls up, the driver looks a little freaked-out and is blasting some bastardized, neo-prog rap. Question: Are you on or off?"

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11 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

was cranking out hits when Bob Marley was wearing boy-shorts.

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11 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

concert came from new songs; a long time indeed....

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I Love Lucy: The Complete Fourth Season (2004)

I Love Lucy was one of the few sitcoms that knew how to manage its guest stars, either in wonderful character bits or as themselves.

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Blade: Trinity: Unrated Version (2004)

All this stuff only emphasizes that the film is a mighty endeavor and the kids trained long and hard.

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	Subtitle: Young Dangerous Heart

A man with a hole in his heart uses his brain to carve out his own hip-hop niche, and rocks hard.

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10 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Oneida: The Wedding

Another left turn from Brooklyn's most creative and unpredictable band, The Wedding brings Oneida's trademarked, heavy psych-rock repetition into a new arena: folk songs with string sections. Jaws will drop.

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	Abdullah Ibrahim: A Celebration / Re:Brahim: Abdullah Ibrahim Remixed

The South African composer and pianist is properly celebrated in two collections that give him the retrospective treatment and remix treatment that his captivating music deserves. Spectacular.

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