John Coltrane: A Love Supreme (The Complete Masters)

John Coltrane: A Love Supreme (The Complete Masters)

By Matthew Fiander

Fifty years later, with American music changed indelibly because of A Love Supreme, that seems like enough reason to celebrate the album yet again. 25 Nov 2015 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

4 Nov 2005 // 12:00 AM

Jarhead (2005)

Jarhead doesn't lose sight of this basic truth of war. More effective weapons only deepen its despair.

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Batman Begins (Two-Disc Deluxe Edition with Comic Book) (2004)

Nolan's Batman is perpetually knotted up, unable to forget his dead parents, seeking a vague solace in his hard body's capacity for violence.

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	The Rosebuds: Birds Make Good Neighbors

Don't be fooled by delicate packaging: formerly sunny pop-sters' sophomore effort tells tales of insecure love and childhood secrets.

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3 Nov 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Pixies: Sell Out [DVD]

Commemorating the reformation of this influential band nearly 15 years after they peaked and walked away, this new DVD is lightning in a bottle.

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	Ewan Pearson: Sci.Fi.Hi.Fi_01

Respected, stylish dance remixer to the stars drops debut in revered dance music label's new mix series. The result is respectable and stylish. And that's about it.

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	Public Enemy: New Whirl Odor

Some thought Public Enemy had become irrelevant 10 years ago, but they hadn't. Now, though, they're getting dangerously close...

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	Minus the Bear: Menos el Oso

Minus the Bear has grown up... sort of. At lest they're not singing songs about kicking it like donkeys.

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	Mark Lemhouse: The Great American Yard Sale

Mark Lemhouse pulls a gutsy move by moving away from the Memphis/Mississippi stylings of his debut album -- with a surprisingly awesome effect.

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	Emmanuel Jal and Abdel Gadir Salim: Ceasefire

Emmanuel Jal is one of the hottest rappers in Africa, and Abdel Gadir Salim is an extremely prominent singer and oud player.

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	Richard Galliano New York Trio: Ruby, My Dear

A very distinguished and out-and-out jazz recording by a brilliant trio, Larry Grenadier's bass the steady centre around which Richard Galliano's stupendous instrumental command moves, lit up by Clarence Penn's drumming.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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