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Trisha Yearwood: Jasper County

Trisha Yearwood is back with her best album to date.

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	Paradise Boys: The Young & The Guest List

We may have killed dance punk, but Paradise Boys REALLY want to make you dance.

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26 Sep 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Al Kooper: Black Coffee

This disc harkens back to the days when black coffee was a warm cup of joe at the diner served by a waitress named Betty, not a steaming Starbucks brew made by a barista.

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	Her Space Holiday: The Past Presents the Future

Her Space Holiday's latest album is filled with orchestral, electro-pop songs so beautiful that it will take you a few listens to realize how depressing they are.

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	David Gray: Life in Slow Motion

David Gray leaves his bedroom behind, traveling with new producer Marius de Vries into the unknown of full-on studio wizardry.

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26 Sep 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Dave Dill: See You in the Sunshine

Understated soft rock sounds from a one-man band that hearkens back to golden eras of classic rock past.

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	Dreadful Yawns: Dreadful Yawns

This Americana-drone rock from Cleveland isn't dreadful, but it may inspire more than a few yawns.

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26 Sep 2005 // 11:00 PM

	The Detroit Cobras: Baby

Soul is a difficult thing to describe, since it is something that you have to feel. But this CD doesn't have it.

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Jones doesn't just perform; she becomes a center of seductive gravity. She commands every inch of the room in ways that make you want to give yourself entirely to fits of raw spirit.

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26 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Office

Aside from making its occupants physically uncomfortable, the office intensifies their confrontations, forcing them to butt heads without the chance for literal escape from conflict.

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26 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Kitchen Confidential

Presentation, on the plate or on television, goes a long way, and Confidential has the look of a winner.

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26 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Extras

Extras finds a rich vein of comic agony in the world of film and television background players.

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Mastering the Universe: He-Man and the Rise and Fall of a Billion-Dollar Idea by Roger Sweet and Dav

What Skeletor failed to do, corporate mismanagement accomplished in months. He-Man was effectively dead.

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Experiments in Terror (2003)

It's rather like being invited over to watch David Lynch's home movies.

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26 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Brown Bunny (2003)

The Brown Bunny remains a stubbornly disengaging film, daring you to dislike it.

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25 Sep 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Sigur Rós: Takk…

More dreamscapes from Icelandic misfits, but will they get to the rock under the surface?"

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	Glenn Miller: The Essential Glenn Miller

This compilation will bring back fond memories for the oldsters, and may provide some entertainment for younger listeners for whom Glenn Miller's name means nothing.

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25 Sep 2005 // 11:00 PM

	The Mutts: Life in Dirt

The Mutts' take on British rock, circa 1973, could use a little bit of British rock, circa 2005.

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	Midaircondo: Shopping for Images

Three Swedish women in matching outfits make a soundtrack in search of a film.

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25 Sep 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Jackie O Motherfucker: Fig. 5 / Liberation

The name alone is challenging enough. Turn to the person next to you right now and tell them 'I am reading a review of some re-issues from the band Jackie O Motherfucker'.

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Fave Five: Alpine

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"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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