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	Boards of Canada: The Campfire Headphase

Boards of Canada gathers listeners around for a powwow at The Campfire Headphase.

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17 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Metric

are no longer 'just-sorta' political popskotchers; they've become full-fledged activist musicians. And they ain't bad...

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The Legend of Zelda: The Complete Animated Series

Zelda, when not accompanying Link on Triforce retrieval missions or being kidnapped, is bafflingly obsessed with cleaning the castle.

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17 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Shalimar the Clown by Salman Rushdie

Though Rushdie is rigid in his opinions, he is not judgmental when it comes to his characters.

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The Longest Yard: Widescreen Collector’s Edition (2005)

Given the prison's largely nonwhite population, Paul's friendship with Caretaker (Chris Rock) is invaluable in assembling the team.

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16 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Jake Shimabukuro: Dragon

The ukulele virtuoso shows why he is a perfect ambassador for the Aloha State to the rest of the world. Now it's time for the Mainland to catch up.

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	Tim Ries: The Rolling Stones Project

Raise your hand if you've been hankering for a set of jazzified Rolling Stones covers.

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	Andrew Pekler: Strings + Feedback

There's 'experimental', and there's 'unlistenable'. And Pekler's tortured electronic sounds are both.

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	George Jones: Hits I Missed… And One I Didn’t

Very strong voice after all these years on very strong covers makes the Possum's latest a very pleasing, enjoyable, repeatable listen.

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16 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	The Deadly Snakes: Porcella

A soundtrack for both the hungry and the overfed; this is soul food.

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	Clever: Breakbeat Science Exercise 5

A fun, funky and diverse mix, it's also easily one of the best mix CDs of the year.

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	Animal Collective: Feels

Yet another gorgeous album of magic and whimsy from everyone's favorite purveyors of shamanistic pop.

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	APSCI: Thanks For Asking

Prize media beasties amongst the new Quannum litter deliver very little bite to their Philippines/Sydney/Bronx bark. Future promise, but for the moment, mostly mess.

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Count Duckula - The Complete First Season

Despite the sheen of ostensible family-friendly cartoon antics, the series consistently hinges on the trio's passive-aggressive loathing for one another.

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Contrary to Popular Belief by Joey Green

These kind of books are always fun, especially when they take on those most misunderstood of communal realities -- the urban legend.

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Where the Truth Lies (2005)

In a mystery titled Where the Truth Lies, solving the case is not going to be easy.

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14 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Two for the Money (2005)

The boys also share a certain erotic/athletic appreciation of Brandon's body.

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The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)

Prize Winner goes through odd motions to set Evelyn's taxing context and her admirable survival, its most extraordinary moment turns surreal.

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14 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

MirrorMask (2005)

MirrorMask enforces duality at every step, from the art direction to the thematic subtext.

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14 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Elizabethtown (2005)

Cameron Crowe's Elizabethtown does not know how to end.

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