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Nightmares on Wax: In a Space Outta Sound

Neither a full reappraisal of the soul homage of Mind Elevation or a return to the lush sound of Carboot Soul -- rather, the middle ground between the two.

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Love Is All: Nine Times That Same Song

Luke Jenner of The Rapture totally owned my conception of the phrase 'love is all'. Now, theres another group's laid claim to it with indisputable authority.

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7 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Cracker: Greatest Hits Redux

It's David Lowery vs. The Man, but its a strictly undercard fight.

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Luis Mario Ochoa & Friends: Cimarron

Don't know much about Cuban jazz? Join the club. And buy this record.

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Remy Ma: There’s Something About Remy: Based on a True Story

When Remy learns to put her impressive vocal abilities behind something worth saying, she's going to be a force.

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7 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Corrs: Home

With their fifth studio album, the Corrs successfully return to the sound and style that brought them a worldwide audience.

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	Various Artists: Invite Them Up [CD + DVD]

This set finds Comedy Central in the role of a comedy farm system.

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	Tony Joe White: Live from Austin City Limits [DVD + CD]

Austin, 1980 -- that was another place and another time, but here's evidence of Tony Joe White rocking down the television studio audience.

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Charmed: The Complete Fourth Season

Charmed is a sci fi-fantasy inquiry into female gender roles, pondering women's agency and their twin capacities for kicking ass and playing sex objects.

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6 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore

With a joke to page ratio this high, a lot of smiling will be done while reading, and maybe even some bona fide out loud laughing.

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Jack DeJohnette: The Elephant Sleeps But Still Remembers

Veteran drum legend teams up with jazz guitarist du jour to produce a quirky and fiercely non-commercial take on the art of duo improvisation.

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Half-handed Cloud: Halos & Lassos

Quick 'n' cute pop dissertation on the theory that 'God is good'.

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A legendary trio reunites for a session so yesterday that it's tomorrow.

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NMS: Imperial Letters of Protection

Two space aliens grab you by the throat and press their megaphones right up against your temples, then proceed to spit the truth until you submit to their alien will.

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6 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Man Man: Six Demon Bag

Metamasculine Philly band Man Man leads a funeral march into regions of your heart that don't yet exist.

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Neko Case’s fourth studio album inches ever so closer towards greatness. If she’s not there already.

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Capote rides the wave of his own success in spoken-word redux.

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Various Artists: DJ-Kicks: The Exclusives

A good place to start with an important and much-loved series.

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	Traffic: The Last Great Traffic Jam [DVD]

Shot more than a decade ago, Traffic returned with one last hurrah. This DVD captures that tour and its well-crafted music, released as a parting gift and dedication from Steve Winwood to the late Jim Capaldi.

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3 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

Targeting a more sophisticated audience and adopting more of a high-brow approach to both story and art, these comics tended to be cerebral, literate, and often employed fine art techniques, making them the antithesis of the run-of-the-mill superhero books of the day.

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