Reviews

24 Aug 2006 // 11:00 PM

David Enright, GD Mills, Jason Clohecy, and Lisa Walker are the Haywards, creating very barren pop that brings to mind Spoon in some respects, especially

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Phononoir: Putting Holes Into October Skies

Berlin's Matthias Grübel adds his name to the growing list of sensitive indie-technoglitch guys.

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The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble: The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble

A gloomy ride into the ominous possibilites of electronic mutant jazz. Is this the kind of movie you'd like to see?

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24 Aug 2006 // 3:00 PM

Wu-Tang Clan

Wu-Tang, forever.

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24 Aug 2006 // 3:00 PM

Rancid

ACOUSTIC RANCID?!??? I'm so confused...

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24 Aug 2006 // 7:00 AM

Roisin Murphy: Ruby Blue

Why is this CD, the debut solo effort from UK group Moloko’s singer, essential? For one, it's one of the best examples of production shaping but not overwhelming the artist’s vision.

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24 Aug 2006 // 5:00 AM

Planningtorock: Have It All

You want to know whether or not this album is any good, and, believe me, I want to be able to tell you. But we’

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24 Aug 2006 // 3:00 AM

Sumo: The Danceband

The Danceband is the sound of a bunch of Swedes making Latin music... and it works.

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24 Aug 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Jolenes: Get It To Go

Ah, where would the world be without bubble gum pop? Would the USSR have dissolved if bubble gum pop never existed? Think about it. In

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Towers of London: Blood Sweat and Towers

Hyped snotty Britpunks lose some of their 'tude by picking on easy targets.

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23 Aug 2006 // 11:00 PM

Prey

Prey's interpretation of life and death, its major innovation, shuns the game over screen.

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23 Aug 2006 // 11:00 PM

The Ultimate Fighter

We all know that boys will be boys. According to Spike TV's The Ultimate Fighter, we should also know that men will kick the shit out of each other.

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The Mountain Goats: Get Lonely

Do goats get lonely? John Darnielle attempts to explain on the latest bucket drawn from his bottomless song well.

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23 Aug 2006 // 11:00 PM

Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)

The point made repeatedly, in the documentary concerns "solidarity," in the United Mine Workers and socialist senses, as well as the union of community interest and art in the filmmaking project.

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Millions of Women Are Waiting to Meet You by Sean Thomas

For all his broad, colourful and chequered sexual past, Thomas has not been able to discover much more than that men like looking at women.

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23 Aug 2006 // 11:00 PM

Comets on Fire: Avatar

On their latest album, the members of Comets on Fire refine their psychedelic rock by showing a softer side without neglecting the groovy freakouts for which they earned their fame.

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Greg Brown: The Evening Call

Yeah, Brown's vocals are so goddamn weird that they get the brunt of a listener's attention. The voice seems to come from somewhere deep in his stomach and get strangled by his liver, lungs, and kidneys on the way to his mouth. That's a good thing.

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Buckshot Boys: Buckshot Boys [DVD]

Sporting camouflage, hunting orange, and exaggerated redneck accents, Chuck B. Weegan and DJ Jerry Clancy invite you to "come along while we scour the English countryside for tail, white tail..."

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Underground Orchestra: Active Ingredient

Jazz-fusion mush that is just ordinary.

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The Hylozoists: La Fin Du Monde

The vibraphone is probably the uncoolest member of the percussion family.

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