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New Avengers/X-Men: Time Trouble

Even at their best, superteam books have a hilarious tendency to expose every stumbling, stupid absurdity inherent to the superhero genre.

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5 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Sweet and Low by Rich Cohen

He views these subjects (his family) from a distance, and this enables him to study them, as they are, in their complicated, ugly glory.

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Omar: Sing (If You Want It)

Look out, World. The Godfather of British Soul is back and he's funkier than ever.

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An Evening With Kevin Smith 2 - Evening Harder (2006)

This DVD is good for some laughs, but perhaps slightly too complicit in its own limitations.

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Dan the Automator: Dan the Automator presents 2K7

Mediocre soundtrack to the popular video game will have you question Dan the Automator's continued relevance to hip-hop.

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That Handsome Devil: That Handsome Devil

A jazzy, spacey kind of specimen that plods along with some crazy but great arrangement behind it.

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Various Artists: Chrome Children

A consistently good sampling of some of the best music to be found across the spectrums of hip-hop and leftfield electronic music.

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Tab Benoit: Best of the Bayou Blues

Benoit offers something different: it's blues, but with a healthy dollop of Louisiana spice.

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Various Artists: Wake Up Screaming: A Vans Warped Tour Documentary [DVD]

A documentary on the Vans Warped Tour should be an insightful, fun and exciting film to watch. So why does this one seem like a slight letdown?

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My Country, My Country (2006)

Though the elections were over in January 2005, My Country exposes tensions that remain raw, if ever shifting.

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Susanna and the Magic Orchestra: Melody Mountain

Norwegian songstress and Jaga Jazzist vet spin songwriting straw (and a few classics) into strange and luminous gold

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:02 PM

M Coast: Say It in Slang

M Coast continues where Marshmallow Coast left off, which is just fine.

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:01 PM

The Beautiful Girls: Water

A follow-up to the US debut of earlier this year, Water collects 11 tracks from the Beautiful Girls’ three Australian releases pre-We’re Already Gone. The

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Boz Scaggs: Hits!

Some of these hits have retained their platinum sheen, while others are trapped in a '70s rust-colored amber.

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The Disco Biscuits pt. 2

No Sunday night doldrums here. The weekend may be over, but the Bisco dance party rages on...

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The Disco Biscuits pt. 1

Psychedelic trance, all-out improv, and a boon for the Buckeyes.

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

The 1950s Most Wanted by Robert A. Rodriguez

Frank Zappa wasn't the son of Mr. Green Jeans?

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Air: Late Night Tales

Air take their fans on a trip through their record collection.

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

The Evens: Get Evens

The Evens' strong sophomore release is a grittier, more overtly political follow-up to their charming debut.

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Badi Assad: Wonderland

Assad creates a moodier, but equally enthralling, complement to 2005's excellent Verde.

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