'The Saint' Is a Charming Fairy Tale in the Form of a Spy Mystery

'The Saint' Is a Charming Fairy Tale in the Form of a Spy Mystery

By Sarah Boslaugh

Effortlessly charming and infinitely resourceful, Roger Moore's Simon Templar sets the world to rights in hourly installments in The Saint. 22 May 2015 // 1:10 AM

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//Recent Reviews
	Robert Wyatt: Dondestan (Revisited) [remastered]

One of the more overlooked albums in an overlooked artist's discography, this reissue features Robert Wyatt in a semi-successful collaboration with his poet wife. Plus: a Sesame Street style children's song about Palestine.

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	Brooke Valentine: Chain Letter

There's a new she-riff in town, and her name is Brooke Valentine.

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12 Apr 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Soulive: Steady Groovin’

Steady Groovin' is an excellent primer for anyone unfamiliar with Soulive's imperfectly-conceived yet satisfying career.

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	Point Line Plane: Smoke Signals

On synth and drum trio Point Line Plane's sophomore effort, they are shown up by their own album artwork and one sheet.

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	Ocean Colour Scene: A Hyperactive Workout for the Flying Squad

Imitation isn't always the sincerest form of flattery and somebody needs to tell Ocean Colour Scene.

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12 Apr 2005 // 10:00 PM

	The National: Alligator

Pretentious, unimaginative and a complete waste of time, this Alligator should be put out of its misery and turned into a stylish wallet/belt combo immediately.

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	The Frames: Burn the Maps

The Frames sound like a folk band at heart, but they structure their songs around steady builds, employing crescendos, electronics, and stadium dramatics to outsize their music.

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12 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

I should have been in ecstasy but the question kept springing to mind: Is there any reason to attend a live DJ-set?

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The Asshole Magnet: A tale of big rock, Swedish flags and pills for not smoking.

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12 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Meh, double meh, and a welcome respite from the pretense of gravity.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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