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Made Out of Babies: Coward

Singer Julie Christmas is a revelation on Made Out of Babies' second album.

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Eliot Morris: Whats Mine is Yours

When the cover of a major label debut album makes your prize artist look like a statue, some marketing guy needs to get his hand slapped.

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Edward R. Murrow: The Best of Person to Person

He stood up to one of America's most notorious politicians and upheld the principles of truth and justice. It's just too bad Edward R. Murrow applied that strategy to everything he did, including celebrity interviews.

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The Paybacks: Love, Not Reason

It is somewhat refreshing to stumble across an album that is packed with straightforward, balls-to-the-wall rock and roll.

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Valencia: This Could Be a Possibility

It’s a general policy of mine to hate any and all emo/pop/punk bands. The utter lack of originality in this genre has

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18 Jan 2007 // 8:00 PM

Tribulation 99: Alien Anomalies Under America (1991)

In 48 minutes Baldwin manages to confuse, amuse, and inform without seeming arch or heavy-handed.

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18 Jan 2007 // 8:00 PM

Sir! No Sir! (2006)

Sir! No Sir! uses the personal stories of non-cooperators to argue that it was identification with "the enemy", a recognition of the humanity in individual Vietnamese people, that prompted combat and support personnel to refuse orders and quit the military.

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17 Jan 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Apprentice: Los Angeles

This season, Trump has is no longer merely loitering around the line that divides irony from delusion; he's jumped headlong into some totally scary, reality-free netherworld.

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17 Jan 2007 // 8:03 PM

KTL: KTL

Stephen O’Malley has developed into a rewarding, continually evolving by demonstrating that there are in fact many, many ways to build slate-toned, inch-per-hour monolithic

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17 Jan 2007 // 8:02 PM

No Luck Club: Prosperity

Cinematic flair and historical sensitivity are only two of the assets that distinguish No Luck Club from its instrumental hip-hop peers. The group’s latest

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Darien Brockington: Somebody to Love

The underground soul movement, which, as inconsequential and absurd as it may sound in relation to its mainstream counterpart, allows its categorized artists to put

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Neko Case: Live from Austin, TX

Wait, wasn't this released on DVD just a short while ago?

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17 Jan 2007 // 8:00 PM

Otomo (2000)

A stark and compelling piece of cinema that just narrowly fails to succeed.

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17 Jan 2007 // 8:00 PM

The Book of Portraiture by Steve Tomasula

Tomasula's multifaceted mélange urges us to ask: Why do we have the need to recreate ourselves in images? And how do these images identify us?

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17 Jan 2007 // 8:00 PM

Medical Apartheid by

Exploring America's history of 'scientific racism'.

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Jamiroquai: High Times: Singles 1992-2006

Any listener who recognizes that iconic figure with the horns and out-turned feet can attest to Jamiroquai's intoxicating fusion of grooves for the body and mind. This is a must in the discriminating music listener's collection.

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17 Jan 2007 // 8:00 PM

Warhammer 40,000: Damnation Crusade #1

The galaxy of the far future depicted in Warhammer 40,000 has room for an uber-gothic Imperium of Mankind ruled by a dying Emperor kept on life support for centuries, and also a horde of green-skinned alien Orks straight out of Tolkien, only with big guns and the attitudes of soccer hooligans.

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Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers (2006)

Released simultaneously to a limited number of theaters and DVD in September 2006 (in an effort to influence the midterm elections, says Greenwald), the movie picks apart the US government's outsourcing policy.

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HIM: Uneasy Listening Vol. 1

Uneasy Listening is H.I.M.’s best album (that isn't really an album) ever!

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Scotty Hard’s Radical Reconstructive Surgery: Scotty Hards Radical Reconstructive Surgery

Whether you view this as a brooding, atmospheric exercise in mood and restraint, or a lacklustre missed opportunity will probably depend on how much truly spiritual jazz or dangerously exciting hip-hop you’ve listened to.

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Here Comes the Bloom: Timothy Bloom Takes Hip-Hop to the Sock-Hop

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"More sock-hop than hip-hop, soulster Timothy Bloom does a stunning '50s revamp on contemporary R&B.

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