Jamie xx: In Colour

Jamie xx: In Colour

By John Paul

Jamie xx steps out from behind the xx's monochromatic palette with a Technicolor solo debut, the appropriately titled In Colour. 2 Jun 2015 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

31 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Black Label Society: Mafia

There's a thin line between seriousness and self-parody in heavy metal. Zakk Wylde knows exactly where that line is.

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31 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

Forget meaning, forgo relevance, and alliterate the hell out of socio-politics. A touch of theatrical flamboyance never goes amiss.

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31 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

American Idol

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Jules and Jim: Criterion Collection (1962)

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Jakob Dylan is no longer on your TV 24/7, and his band has all but fallen off the radio dial. What's a lead singer to do? In Dylan's case, shrugging his soldiers and writing damn good rock songs is the answer.

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	Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne: Let It Loose

A rare thing to find a blues pianist with real roots. By no means all blues, with some R&B and soul flung in, this warming stuff includes examples worthy of the 1940s: Willie Littlefield, Amos Milburn, some Pete Johnson. Should be encouraged.

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There must be some better vintage live footage of the Stranglers out there somewhere.

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	Proe: Perfect

Who the eff is Proe? Just another MC, doin' it on his own. Not bad for his second time out.

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Moby needs a hug really, really badly.

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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