'Felt' Is Buried Beneath Its Own Style

'Felt' Is Buried Beneath Its Own Style

By Valeriy Kolyadych

Felt is unique, but its narrative shortcomings hinder its chance at lasting impact. 13 Oct 2015 // 8:00 AM

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//Recent Reviews

20 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Tyrant by Valerio Massimo Manfredi

In Tyrant, the pulleys and winches of Manfredi's fictional techniques are embarrassingly visible right from the start.

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19 Sep 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Brandon Schott: Release

Singer/songwriter Schott's debut album shows great promise with a number of mellow soft-rock gems.

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	Our Lady Peace: Healthy in Paranoid Times

The lyrics are good. The melodies are decent. The problem is, the two can't manage to work together long enough to result in something compelling.

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	Leo Kottke / Mike Gordon: Sixty Six Steps

Guitar legends Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon have invented a new genre -- calypso-folk. And it rocks.

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19 Sep 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Gabin: Mr. Freedom

This is merely the finest in modern retro-lounge funk, and when you consider the slightly shopworn state of the genre, enthusiasm can make up for a myriad of sins.

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The Fall: Hex Enduction Hour: Expanded Deluxe Edition

The lavish reissue of the seminal 1982 album by The Fall sounds just as potent today, or perhaps even more so.

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	Curumin: Achados e Perdidos

Get lost. Then find yourself with a Brazilian wunderkind.

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	A.R.E. Weapons: Free in the Streets

At some point the high concept gave way to the concept of simply getting high.

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	The American Analog Set: Set Free

One of the quietest bands in the world (sporting a drummer) prove that you can record some excellent songs without a Marshall stack (most of the time).

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19 Sep 2005 // 4:00 PM

My Name Is Earl

Earl's not the sharpest tool in the barn, but his learning process made for entertaining TV.

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//Mixed media

Considering Twitter: An Interview with App Artist Nora Reed

// Moving Pixels

"Twitter is a place where bots prevail. And where they don't rule, people, acting like bots, rule. This uneasy person-bot rapprochement offers a fertile space for artistic exploration.

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