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T. Raumschmiere: Random Noize Sessions Vol.1

It may be quieter in execution but is no less dangerous in temperament than previous Raumschmiere releases.

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The K Street Gang by Matthew Continetti

Just because government is not as efficient as it could be, is in fact corrupt and slothful and in some cases criminally inefficient, does not mean that the institution of government is wholly destructive.

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Gang Starr: Mass Appeal: The Best of Gang Starr

Gang Starr's populist, universal style of hip-hop emulates the daily operations of city life.

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John Holt: I Cant Get You Off My Mind

If you haven't yet checked out this collection of Holt's Studio One, pre-Volt highlights and you have even a passing interest in reggae, read on.

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25 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Nickel Creek: Reasons Why

Tasty tracks from three spectacular newgrass albums, plus videos and live music.

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25 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Welcome to Durham (2006)

This is both a love letter and a plea to the citizens of Durham, North Carolina.

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25 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Kebab Connection (2005)

Kebab Connection takes a refreshingly low-key approach to the questions of difference, and underlying issues of prejudice and discrimination, that drive its narrative.

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25 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

New Rally-X

New Rally-X continues Namco's self-cribbing of the collect-junk-in-a-maze template.

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Justin Rutledge: The Devil on a Bench in Stanley Park

With help from some of the finer Canadian roots rock/alt. country artists behind him (members of Blue Rodeo and Oh Susanna), Justin Rutledge seems

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25 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Eric Bibb: Diamond Days

Bibb redefines the blues by weaving stories from life’s experience and putting a positive spin on them.

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24 Jan 2007 // 11:00 PM

Extras

Andy returns to the people who admire him unconditionally -- just because he's on TV. There's sadness in his smile as he hoists a pint with the madding crowd.

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DJ Jazzy Jeff: Hip Hop Forever, Vol. 3

One of hip-hop's favorite deejays mixes a winner.

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French Toast: Ingleside Terrace

Between the two of them, French Toast founders Jerry Busher and James Canty have been in a half dozen highly regarded DC post punk bands,

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Hall of Justus: Soldiers Of Fortune

Hall of Justus, otherwise known as the Justus League, is a team of up-and-coming rappers and producers from North Carolina who have been lingering on

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24 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Skylight Confessions by Alice Hoffman

A troubled family struggles toward redemption in Alice Hoffman's 'Skylight Confessions'.

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The Broken West: I Cant Go On, Ill Go On

The artists formerly known as the Brokedown release a debut album which draws heavily on Brian Wilson-era psych pop with hints of '90s alt-rock.

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The Best American Comics 2006

By virtue of Pekar's immersion in the comix underground, he's uniquely equipped to lead newcomers on a tour of the best graphic work of the past year that reveals its depth and breadth.

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Various Artists: Hyphy Hitz

The latest from the Bay Area bureau of rap tourism.

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24 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Born To Run by Eric Meola

It's been a very, very nice season for Bruce freaks.

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Julie Doiron: Woke Myself Up

Reconnecting with former Eric's Trip bandmates, Doiron delivers a profoundly affecting account of the joys and difficulties of family and love.

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