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The Republican Playbook by Andy Borowitz

Stains on the pages, doodles in the margins, a facsimile of a fundraising letter from God -- all appropriate for a book that has made its home in the back pocket of President George Bush.

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Street Dogs: Fading American Dream

Street Dogs release their third album, Fading American Dream, with the goal of making people think about current events, and what the album lacks in originality it makes up for in spirit.

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Dead Moon: Echoes of the Past

The story of Dead Moon is as much about making a statement as the music itself.

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24 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)

Beavis and Butt-Head Do America, like the characters themselves, is insularly focused on the boys’ twin desires to “score” and watch TV.

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24 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Feast of Death (2006)

: The 'Demon Dog of American crime fiction' reaches out to offer what sounds like a prayer.

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Now It’s Overhead: Dark Light Daybreak

Andy LeMaster looks towards arena-sized rock on his third outing as Now It's Overhead.

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24 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Eric Bachmann: To the Races

Solo debut of hipster-turned-troubadour cuts a melancholy figure of aimless wanderlust

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24 Oct 2006 // 7:00 PM

Adem + Juana Molina

It was like a scene out of some indie movie from the '90s.

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Parenthetical Girls: Safe as Houses

This is dark, challenging, ugly, pretty pop music.

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24 Oct 2006 // 12:15 AM

Ready or not, here comes math-folk, with Hella killing you softly.

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23 Oct 2006 // 11:45 PM

The Avett Brothers: The Gleam

Though this release finds the band exploring quieter territory, there's a tangible intensity throughout many of these songs.

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The Sadies have no interest in making exceptional music, which is, of course, how really fun records get made.

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23 Oct 2006 // 11:15 PM

Maps of Norway: Sister Stations

Electro-pop and guitar rock merge in a powerful combination.

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23 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Flicka (2006)

The movie takes Katy's view of the world, soliciting your sympathy for even her not-so-smart decisions.

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Honeycut: The Day I Turned to Glass

Debut release from genre hopping West Coast trio ultimately fails to convince, though it has its moments.

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Reading Writing by Julien Gracq

Julien Gracq is smarter than all of us.

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23 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

The Red Shoes (2005)

This version of The Red Shoes is different shade of red; not quite as vibrant.

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23 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Beach House: Beach House

Baltimore duo spins soft vocals, electrified keyboards and mechanical percussion into pearlized fogs of melancholy pop.

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23 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Hatori, Miho: Ecdysis

Allow her to reintroduce herself: her name is Miho.

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23 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

The Walkmen: Pussy Cats

An uneven labor of love from one of the best bands today.

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