Against Me!: Shape Shift With Me

Against Me!: Shape Shift With Me

By Chris Conaton

This worthy follow-up to the acclaimed Transgender Dysphoria Blues finds Against Me! tackling a breakup album with the same energy and fury they used to reserve for political and social issues. 28 Sep 2016 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

14 Aug 2006 // 6:00 AM

The Nervous Exits: Get Out

The Nervous Exits are a band on Myspace.com. Can you imagine? A band on Myspace.com! Unbelievable! Fortunately they tend to make you want

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14 Aug 2006 // 4:00 AM

Bob Sinclar: Western Dream

Superstar French DJ samples C&C Music Factory: What's wrong with this picture?

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Lovebox Weekender Festival Featuring Jamie Lidell, Hot Chip, Gullemots, Lily Allen, Gogol Bordello

Pitting the marvelous against the mediocre, London's Lovebox maintains its might in the face of dance music's post-millennial meltdown.

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The Tall Ships: Paint Lines on Your Glasses Look Up at the Stars and Play Them As Notes

The Tall Ships aren’t about those large schooners and old boats that dock in various North American harbors every year.  Rather, they are

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14 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Pulse (2006)

The ghost mirrors Mattie and threatens her: even as she thinks she imagines it, she doesn't.

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The One Percent Doctrine by Ron Suskind

Unfortunately, as Suskind relates, the mistakes caused by Cheney's doctrine -- a strange mix of interventionist brio and isolationist no-nothing-ism -- would begin to backfire on the actors almost immediately. And so came the torture.

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14 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Sebadoh: III

For a brief shining moment this was the sound of stoner rock.

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14 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Brick (2005)

"When you are a teenager," says Rian Johnson, "When you are in that world, you don't have that [adult] perspective. And in a subjective way, [high school is] the most serious time in your life."

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14 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Superman: Infinite Crisis

Like these two Supermen, hasn’t everyone in their life come to a crossroads where they must choose whether to be unflinching and steadfast in their beliefs, or compromise in the face of an impossible dilemma?

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The Mary Tyler Moore Show: The Complete Fourth Season

Season four features less Moore, and more of Mary's supporting cast. But this expansive view is a good thing.

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20 Questions: Rachael Yamagata

// Sound Affects

"After a four year break since her last album, Rachael Yamagata reveals a love of spreadsheets, a love for Streisand, and why it's totally OK to suck at playing guitar.

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