Reviews

17 Jan 2007 // 11:00 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 // 9:03 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 // 9:02 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 // 9:00 PM

Otomo (2000)

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

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17 Jan 2007 // 9:00 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 // 9:00 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 // 9:00 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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Army of Anyone: Army of Anyone

The type of rocking Army of Anyone (comprised of former Filter and Stone Temple Pilots members) does on their debut is fairly by-the-numbers Audioslave-esque post-grunge,

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Coach Fingers: No Flies on Frank

Three NNCK'ers and a walrus... all drunk on country music and moonshine.

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Various Artists: Bloodied But Unbowed [DVD]

Bloodied but Unbowed further enhances Bloodshot’s 12-years-and-still-strong reputation as the premier documentarian of the diversity of twang.

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17 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Michael Manson: Just Feelin It

If you think "smooth jazz" is a pejorative, this album seeks to challenge your assumptions.

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Maher Shalal Hash Baz: LAutre Cap

Maher Shalal Hash Baz make folk on the outer edges, but in doing so have also crafted an incredibly powerful statement about music, participation, and emotion.

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16 Jan 2007 // 11:00 PM

Rome

The lofty political rhetoric disguising base power-grabbing in Rome is all too familiar in a contemporary US context.

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16 Jan 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Lemonheads

Mumbling something about tequila, Evan Dando proceeds to sing “Happy Birthday” to no one in particular. This, you could say, is a bad omen.

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