Reviews
	Fauna Flash: Worx: The Remixes

The mixes on this disc represent some of the most ingenious examples of the remixer's art currently available.

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19 Jul 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Colette: Hypnotized

The Singing DJ stumbles a few times, but doesn't spill her drink.

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Alarm Will Sound: Acoustica:  Alarm Will Sound Performs Aphex Twin

Alarm Will Sound de-constructs and de-mixes the work of electronic madman Richard D. James. It's de-lightful.

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19 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Saying that it is possible to leave a Castanets show in bewilderment is something of an understatement.

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19 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

The 70s House

If MTV wanted the kids to experience the '70s, they would have to endure gas rationing and news reports dominated by a Constitutional crisis.

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Tetsuo: The Iron Man - Collector’s Edition (1988)

It's porn of a particular sort, less arousing than hideous, but improbably, grimly titillating all the same.

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19 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Ice Princess (2005)

Corny as it must be, Ice Princess is substantially bolstered by Trachtenberg's appealing mix of eagerness and grace.

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	Various Artists: Little Darla Has a Treat For You (Volume 23, Summer 2005)

Pleasing some of the people some of the time, just like good label compilations do.

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	Various Artists: Songs from the Underground: NYC Subway

Trying hard to deliver, Songs from the Underground provides a platform for musically diverse NYC buskers to showcase talent that might not otherwise be heard if you weren't a commuter.

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18 Jul 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Michael Shelley: Goodbye Cheater

A 14-track-in-33-minute controlled dose of a fantastically competent songwriter's plain and simple tunes, pint of ice cream not included.

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	Radio Massacre International: Emissaries

Despite the unlikely name, RMI play improvisational ambient electronic music, otherwise known as 'space music'. If you're having trouble envisioning what I'm describing, just think of Brian Eno.

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18 Jul 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Jorane: The You and the Now

The combination of earthy, supple cello and ethereal female soprano is inspired and effective.

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	Flatt & Scruggs: Foggy Mountain Jamboree / Foggy Mountain Gospel

Hours of bluegrass, country, and gospel from one of the 20th century's most important musical duos, reissued with thought and care for all y'all.

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	Tinsley Ellis: Live! Highwayman

The blues recorded is only one-upped by the blues live. And the blues live is only one-upped by a few blues guitarists out there. Tinsley Ellis is one of 'em.

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Eminem: The Anger Management Tour [DVD]

Performances like this are the reason people get hooked on caffeine pills. You'll need a box just to stay awake.

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	Billy Corgan: The Future Embrace

The curious incident of the bored rock star and his first solo album.

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18 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

'I'm off to get wankered!' and other declarations from a welcome return to Philly...

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Laguna Beach: The Complete First Season

Coming after The O.C., and before that, Beverly Hills, 90210, Laguna Beach seems all too familiar.

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NBA

18 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

NBA

Basketball is a game of improvisation within a complex, flowing swirl of bodies; NBA's computer-controlled players, however, are ignorant of this.

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18 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Andy Milonakis Show

This show demonstrates again that in this age of reality TV, anyone can be a celebrity.

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

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"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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