Junior Boys: Big Black Coat

Junior Boys: Big Black Coat

By John Bergstrom

First album in five years from the Canadian synth-poppers... now even synth-poppier. 8 Feb 2016 // 2:30 AM

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16 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Sopranos

The 'circle of life' refers to how, in The Sopranos, the dead continuously circle the living.

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16 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Modern Men

The problem here is that the show presumes from the outset that there are essential differences between men and women, and if men could only learn to embrace their feminine sides, the war of the sexes would finally be over.

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White Money/Black Power: The Surprising History of African American Studies and the Crisis of Race i

White Money/Black Power might not make the best Kwanzaa stocking stuffer. But for those interested in understanding the ways philanthropy and politics are inextricably tied to intellectual production and academic projects, this is your book.

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Good Night, and Good Luck (2005)

Lamenting the loss of 'people who are uncompromising,' Clooney says, 'For us, this movie is a success if some kid in Austin, Texas sees it, who is studying journalism, and says, 'That's the guy I want to be like.' Then we win.'"

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15 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

DJ Cam: Revisited by

The stylistic range of the contributors to Revisited by demonstrates the breadth of influences that infuse the works of the remarkable DJ Cam.

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Carmen Lundy: Jazz and the New Songbook

A live, career-encompassing date of all-original material from a top jazz vocalist.

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Various Artists: The Rough Guide to the Music of Israel

There's more to Israel than bombs and bad news.

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15 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Hush: Bulletproof

On Bulletproof, Hush flashes enough skill to demonstrate that he could one day step out of Eminem's shadow. Today is not that day.

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15 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

The Bamboos: Step It Up

The Bamboos have more funk than a kangaroo's got hops. But while they're heavy on drum and bass, the band is too light on variety.

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