UNKLE: The Road, Part 1

UNKLE: The Road, Part 1

By Mike Schiller

UNKLE's James Lavelle alternates slow, contemplative material with faster, darker pieces to excellent, fulfilling effect. 23 Aug 2017 // 2:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews
Nights of the Living Dead: A Three-Part Series - The Rhythm Devils

The indefatigable energy of Grateful Dead music was strong in Ohio as drummers Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann brought their new band, the Rhythm Devils, to the Midwest, followed shortly thereafter by guitarist Bob Weir’s Ratdog.

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13 Nov 2006 // 8:00 PM

Malena Pérez: Stars

Stars is a celebratory album, and also a happy one. Singing, "What if I told you that you're beautiful? / Would you believe?" Pérez sounds sincerely interested in the answer.

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David Mallett: Midnight On The Water

Like maple syrup, a little bit of Mallett can go a long way, but this disc provides some welcome sweetness.

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Polyphonic: Abstract Data Ark

On his fruitful debut, Polyphonic almost perfectly discovers the middle ground between electronic and hip-hop.

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13 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM

Sunn O))) & Boris: Altar

The toughest part of reviewing an album involving Sunn O))) and Boris is finding enough appropriate synonyms for "drone".

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13 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM

Gomez: Five Men in a Hut

Fairly comprehensive, and loads of fun, this is the way an odds 'n' sods collection should be done.

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13 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM

Little Man (2006)

Little Man requires a heroic (or myopic) suspension of disbelief on the part of all the adults in the film that is truly fantastic, if not a little miraculous, to keep it all going.

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apostrophe by Bill Kennedy and Darren Wershler-Henry

As instantiated online, the apostrophe engine turns your attention away from the poem on the screen, and to the hyperlink that beckons you to click again.

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13 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM

Willie Bobo: Lost and Found

He was smooth and he was funky and he needs to be rediscovered, like, pronto.

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13 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM

JoJo: The High Road

We’re back to the days of a really good single and an unholy amount of filler.

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'Hopscotch' is Anchored in Walter Matthau's Playful, Irascible Personality

// Short Ends and Leader

"With his novel, Hopscotch, Brian Garfield challenged himself to write a suspenseful spy tale in which nobody gets killed.

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