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Tab Benoit: Best of the Bayou Blues

Benoit offers something different: it's blues, but with a healthy dollop of Louisiana spice.

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Various Artists: Wake Up Screaming: A Vans Warped Tour Documentary [DVD]

A documentary on the Vans Warped Tour should be an insightful, fun and exciting film to watch. So why does this one seem like a slight letdown?

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My Country, My Country (2006)

Though the elections were over in January 2005, My Country exposes tensions that remain raw, if ever shifting.

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Susanna and the Magic Orchestra: Melody Mountain

Norwegian songstress and Jaga Jazzist vet spin songwriting straw (and a few classics) into strange and luminous gold

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:02 PM

M Coast: Say It in Slang

M Coast continues where Marshmallow Coast left off, which is just fine.

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:01 PM

The Beautiful Girls: Water

A follow-up to the US debut of earlier this year, Water collects 11 tracks from the Beautiful Girls’ three Australian releases pre-We’re Already Gone. The

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Boz Scaggs: Hits!

Some of these hits have retained their platinum sheen, while others are trapped in a '70s rust-colored amber.

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The Disco Biscuits pt. 2

No Sunday night doldrums here. The weekend may be over, but the Bisco dance party rages on...

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The Disco Biscuits pt. 1

Psychedelic trance, all-out improv, and a boon for the Buckeyes.

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

The 1950s Most Wanted by Robert A. Rodriguez

Frank Zappa wasn't the son of Mr. Green Jeans?

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Air: Late Night Tales

Air take their fans on a trip through their record collection.

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

The Evens: Get Evens

The Evens' strong sophomore release is a grittier, more overtly political follow-up to their charming debut.

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Badi Assad: Wonderland

Assad creates a moodier, but equally enthralling, complement to 2005's excellent Verde.

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Forro in the Dark: Bonfires of São João

This album is meant for club dancing, not folk dancing. It's for those who find enjoyment on the margins.

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

James Cooper: Second Season

With a string of musical influences that run from Richard Hawley to Dylan to the Waifs and Crowded House, James Cooper knows what makes a

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The Robert Cray Band: Live From Across The Pond

Cray shows why he is just so damn good and yet so damn underappreciated.

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Sebastien Schuller: Happiness

Electro-acoustic ballads from a French-American singer-songwriter are perfect for a rainy day.

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4 Dec 2006 // 4:00 PM

Attack Force (2006)

Bad stuff happens in Seagal's "Titty Bar of Death"; bad accents, too – just British enough to be super-villainish, just French enough to be cowardly.

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Death in the Bunker: The True Story of Hitlers Downfall (2006)

Michael Kloft's simple-yet-effective documentary draws on rare archival footage and some first-hand accounts to re-create the hellhole that was Berlin in spring 1945 -- and the denial and chaos in the bunker complex beneath it.

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4 Dec 2006 // 2:30 AM

3 Needles (2005)

3 Needles' point is well taken, even if its melodrama is underwhelming.

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