Paul McCartney: Tug of War / Pipes of Peace

Paul McCartney: Tug of War / Pipes of Peace

By Jeff Strowe

Long forgotten, these reissues may be a mixed bag, but prove essential when reflecting on the ex-Beatle's vast volume of work. 2 Oct 2015 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

16 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

The West Wing

There are growing overlaps between politics, news, and entertainment. Hard news has taken a back seat to feature journalism and talk shows, real politics to realpolitik.

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Last of the Cold War Spies: The Life of Michael Straight by Roland Perry

There is no smoking gun, so Perry examines each phase of Straight's life and sees dastardly deeds wherever he treads.

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The Fly (Collector’s Edition) / The Fly II (Special Edition) (1986/1989)

Timeless terror needs more than goop and glop. Only one Fly film even tried to get it right.

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	Various Artists: Wu-Tang Meets the Indie Culture

The Killer Bees meet some of what keeps the underground buzzing these days, and the flows run thicker than blood.

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	Various Artists: Def Jazz

Happy music, synthesizer-based with several efficient soloists, a good guitar soloist on a couple of tracks, and on another two or three tracks a couple of people showing what better music is. This is hip-hop's silver jubilee?"

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	3 Fox Drive: Listen to the Music

Kim Fox's songs on Listen to the Music are little literary gems.

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	The Ribeye Brothers: Bar Ballads… and Cautionary Tales

Honky-tonkin' psychedelic rock? Oh yes, boys and girls! And how these former Monster Magnets do it is priceless.

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	The Mars Volta: Scab Dates

When these proggers go live, fans will love it and the haters will hate.

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	King Britt: Late Night with King Britt

Nu-soul renaissance man returns to one of his strengths: perfectly-produced, soulful/sensual dance music.

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	Gogogo Airheart: Rats! Sing! Sing!

We get some groovy three-chord post-punk, some phoned-in dub, and a few comical cartwheels into garagetown.

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//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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