Thomas Brinkmann: What You Hear (Is What You Hear)

Thomas Brinkmann: What You Hear (Is What You Hear)

By John Garratt

Thomas Brinkmann buries the parameters so deep you can barely feel them. 28 May 2015 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

8 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Grissom Gang (1971)

Like his characters, Robert Aldrich went for broke, taking his audiences on a thrill ride that could be thoughtful and hair-raising at the same time.

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8 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

Best of the Best (1989)

Dude, it's Eric Roberts. And he's the better of the two actors. It ain't happening.

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Barbershop: DVD Collector’s Set (2002/2004)

The Barbershop movies focus their energies on familial feelings and communal inclinations, and Cedric's wily jokes.

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	Various Artists: Austin City Limits Music Festival: 2003 Collection

Austin City Limits. The very name conjures up memories of many a Saturday night spent nestled on the couch while some band I’d scarcely

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	Various Artists: Warp Vision: The Videos 1989-2004

If there is any definitively conclusive argument to be made at this late date as to the artistic validity of the music video format, this

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	The Zutons: Who Killed the Zutons?

“Plastic soul, man,” Paul McCartney once giddily scoffed after a take of the Beatles’ disorderly “I’m Down”. That inside, self-deprecating joke would eventually evolve

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	King Chubby: King Chubby Is

I’d like to use this review as a standing point to rail briefly against the tides of multi-culturalism. Not that I’m conservative, or

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	Charlie Haden / Gonzalo Rubalcaba: Land of the Sun

For accuracy, the present review’s title beats the marketing department heading very easily. Haden and Rubalcaba are big names, and certainly the latter makes

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	Neko Case: The Tigers Have Spoken

Over the past five years, it's become abundantly clear that Neko Case has emerged as the finest female country singer of her generation, the 30-something redhead possessing such a unique, instantly recognizable voice, evoking husky-voiced torch singers from decades ago, the Nashville chanteuses of the 1960s and '70s, and combining it all with a tough-girl edge, a result of her punk rock background.

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7 Nov 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Citizen Cope: The Clarence Greenwood Recordings

To say that the music of Citizen Cope is eclectic is to understate the overstated. In his music and in his statements to the press,

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//Mixed media
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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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