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Eleventh Dream Day: Zeroes and Ones

One of the most consistent of rock bands offers a profound questioning of life on their latest.

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Magical Power Mako: Super Record

Japanese experimental-rock trio re-releases their groundbreaking album after thirty years. Its creativity still holds up strongly, though a little more songwriting focus wouldn't have hurt.

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Morrissey: Ringleader of the Tormentors

Morrissey has become Morrissey-eque, a dull carbon copy of the Morrissey from years past.

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Boban Markovic Orkestar feat. Marko Markovic: The Promise: The King of Balkan Brass

The solo flugelhorns are exciting, but it's the sound of the group that brings the album together.

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24 May 2006 // 11:00 PM

Lostep: Because We Can

DJ's from Down Under strut their stuff, only to come off as sonically self indulgent.

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It's a not-so-serious story featuring costumed super-heroes, which in today's day and age is a welcome change from the norm.

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24 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Gomez

An exploration of musical multiplicity and how (not) to court manly men.

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24 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Mexican Days: Journeys Into the Heart of Mexico by Tony Cohan

Cohan links himself with eccentrics and outcasts, all engaged together in an endeavor that is arguably futile, all devoting their lives to the pursuit of Mexico.

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Dirty Pretty Things: Waterloo to Anywhere

Carl Barat returns from the wreckage of The Libertines with a collection of taut, visceral songs that occasionally touch on punk-pop perfection.

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The Isley Brothers: Baby Makin Music

With producers who know how to package their sound, the Isley Brothers turn out their best album in ten years.

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23 May 2006 // 11:00 PM

DJ Format: Fabriclive 27

In the perfect world of a deejay, Ella Fitzgerald is a B-Girl and Nina Simone hangs with Cut Chemist & This Kid Named Miles. Well, that perfect world exists and you can experience it in a single listen.

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Black 47: Bittersweet Sixteen

16-track retrospective from Irish-American rockers tends to highlight their weaknesses rather than their strengths

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23 May 2006 // 11:00 PM

Danielson: Ships

Moms often say to their kids, "How do you know you won’t like it? You haven’t even tried it." Danielson, however, is something you may not like -- even after ingesting this healthy morsel of music.

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23 May 2006 // 11:00 PM

Evermore: Dreams

Evermore are a band of brothers, like Hanson or more appropriately, the Finn brothers from Crowded House. But their brand of dreamy pop music is distinctly their own.

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Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Brotherman in the Fatherland

Terrible title for a blistering showcase of this overlooked jazz genius's hugely idiosyncratic talents.

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23 May 2006 // 11:00 PM

Heil, Johannes: Freaks R Us

German producer drops signature lushness for club-friendly minimal techno.

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23 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Pretty Girls Make Graves + Giant Drag

You can't just listen to the record. You gotta see'em live, dude.

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23 May 2006 // 12:00 AM

Everyman is of a piece with Roth's oeuvre and yet somehow distinct and unique.

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Bronze Nazareth: The Great Migration

This Wu-Tang associate knows how to create a hot track. Maybe he and The RZA would be interested in a hip-hop reality show.

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22 May 2006 // 11:00 PM

k.d. lang: Reintarnation

Reintarnation offers a close-up look at a somewhat lesser known but equally fulfilling period of her career.

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