Viet Thanh Nguyen Is a Lucid and Robust Voice for the Forgotten

Viet Thanh Nguyen Is a Lucid and Robust Voice for the Forgotten

By Matthew Snider

Nothing Ever Dies is a timely meditation on the power of memory as an implement and a consequence of war. 25 May 2016 // 8:30 AM

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2 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

Zero 7: The Garden

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Amsterdam Klezmer Band: Remixed!

Traditional klezmer music given a contemporary twist by DJs. Not one for purists.

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2 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

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As a soundtrack, it's fairly interesting and engrossing. As a Mugison album, however, it lacks that special something...

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2 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

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Rammstein's musically rich fifth album is nowhere near as chilly as the cover art would indicate.

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2 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

Islands: Return to the Sea

As long as Islands keep treating us to these complex, appealing songs, we'll continue to respond more than positively.

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2 Jun 2006 // 12:00 AM

Jagged Edge: Jagged Edge

While the Jagged Edge guys unquestionably have the pipes necessary for the task, their material is sorely lacking. This is an album best left on the record store shelf.

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Mountain Con: Sancho Panza

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Various artists: Gloryland: 30 Bluegrass Gospel Classics

Rebel Records' testament to recording the bluegrass gospel revelation, from its inception to the present day.

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1 Jun 2006 // 4:00 PM

The Carl Palmer Band

Bands like Tool and the Flaming Lips are reviving elements of prog -- not to mention the (ugly) platform shoes -- so why not bring back the big boys?

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1 Jun 2006 // 4:00 PM

The Break-Up (2006)

For all that goes wrong with The Break-Up, the most compelling question it raises has to do with the state of the romantic comedy.

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You Should Dance Like Gene Kelly Today

// Global Graffiti

"In the glut of new "holidates", April and May offer two holidays celebrating the millions who preserve and promote the art of dance

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