Justin Townes Earle: Kids in the Street

Justin Townes Earle: Kids in the Street

By Jeff Strowe

Alt-country troubadour Justin Townes Earle returns with a mature batch of tunes centered around changing landscapes and the promise of the future. 26 May 2017 // 8:42 AM

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//Recent Reviews

28 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

Fascination by William Boyd

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28 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Donald Fagen: Morph the Cat

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28 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Jandek: Khartoum

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Los Lobos: Wolf Tracks: The Best of Los Lobos

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Hank Williams III: Straight to Hell

With Straight to Hell, Hank III finally grows beyond the confines of his famous lineage and delivers a powerful mix of hillbilly and cow-punk near-classics.

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28 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Juvenile: Reality Check

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Eef Barzelay: Bitter Honey

Fans of Clem Snide need little convincing that Eef Barzelay is a gifted songwriter.

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Sparse and subdued, New Buffalo's debut eases on by in a waft of pleasantness without any lingering sense of significance.

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'Full Throttle: Remastered' Is Both Updated and Dated

// Moving Pixels

"Full Throttle: Remastered is a game made for people who don't mind pixel hunting -- like we used to play.

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