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Taylor Swift: Taylor Swift

Sixteen years old, blonde, willowy, and undeniably gorgeous, Taylor Swift is every marketing man’s wet dream girl

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Evanescence: The Open Door

Evanescence are showing their scars on The Open Door, but it's not just through the usual lyrical outputs.

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Dark Globe: Nostalgia for the Future

Many people claim that the members of Dark Globe created the first breakbeat album when they released Mondo Scurro, but on their latest record, Nostalgia

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8 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

Inquiet: Yé-Yé Bears

Which genre does this belong to? Naif-noise?

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8 Nov 2006 // 7:00 PM

No Wait Wait: About You

The dark About You is at its best when it mixes fragile country-rock in with the bigger pop-rock sound.

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8 Nov 2006 // 5:00 PM

Flushed Away (2006)

Droll and unfortunately titled, Flushed Away marks a point of no return for British animated films.

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Popup: Lucy, What You Trying To Say?

The Glasgow pop/art/rock band offers a two-track teaser.

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George Harrison: Living in the Material World

Reissue of the Quiet Beatle's fourth solo album from 1973 includes a few extra b-sides and a bonus DVD.

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The Free Spirits: Out of Sight and Sound

Blow your mind with a blast of mid-'60s psychedelic, jazz-rock perfection.

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8 Nov 2006 // 3:00 PM

Nightwood by Djuna Barnes

'Have you ever loved someone and it became yourself?' It is a question that nearly all the characters of Nightwood can answer in the affirmative.

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8 Nov 2006 // 3:00 PM

Sol’Jibe: Marinero

Do not write these guys off just because they are a world music jam-band from Las Vegas; they are actually really good, quite ambitious, and

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Paul McCartney: Ecce Cor Meum

Unfortunately, there are multiple moments where McCartney sounds less like he's composing a classical work as he is a film score (and one to some lightweight romantic-drama, at that).

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My Chemical Romance: The Black Parade

Practically guaranteed (along with the shocking blond hair and gothic state of mind) to aggravate longtime fans, The Black Parade is, at best, an immersing concept album -- and at worst an uneven misfire.

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8 Nov 2006 // 3:00 PM

Joyeux Noël (2005)

"Strange-But-True: Stray Cat Executed for Espionage" and other hard to believe events in the trenches of World War I.

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8 Nov 2006 // 3:00 PM

Beeda Weeda: Turfology 101

Beeda Weeda assumes the role of teacher on his latest album, but his rapping skills can't compensate for his clichéd lessons.

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8 Nov 2006 // 3:00 PM

Battle of The Brave (2004)

Enduring this battle requires tremendous . . . endurance.

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The Thermals: The Body, the Blood, the Machine

Portland indie trio return with a thrilling punk-pop concept album about religion.

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Hot Tuna: Keep On Truckin’: The Very Best of Hot Tuna

For devout Tuna fans, Jorma and Jack are beloved members of a collective extended family.

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The Carolina Chocolate Drops: Dona Got a Ramblin Mind

This young trio is dedicated to carrying on the traditions of the African-American fiddle and banjo music that hails, as they do, from the piedmont of North Carolina.

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Isis + Aereogramme: In The Fishtank 14

In their ongoing In the Fishtank series, the good people at Konkurrent have once again brought together two unlikely bands for a collaborative recording. In

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