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The Coffin Lids: ‘Round Midnight

The garage rocking Coffin Lids finally show their serious side, but don't worry, they are mainly serious about having fun.

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Sarah McLachlan: Bloom Remix Album

The producers of the remixes on Bloom do everything they can to make the songs their own, but the centerpiece remains McLachlan's beautiful voice.

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The Supahip: Seize the World

Two songwriters overcome self-imposed limitations to deliver a solid pop collection.

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Talking Heads: 77 / More Songs About Buildings and Food / Fear of Music / Remain in Light [DualDisc

Following last year's career-spanning Brick box set, the first four studio albums from the seminal art-pop band are reissued as individual DualDiscs.

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Amadou and Mariam, Dimanche À Bamako

Their collaboration with Manu Chao brings the good parts of all three musicians together in wonderful ways.

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16 Jan 2006 // 11:00 PM

Go Betty Go: Nothing Is More

These ladies possess The Rock in equal or greater proportion to their rockingest male counterparts, and the fact that they're not already superstars is baffling.

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16 Jan 2006 // 11:00 PM

Dogs: Turn Against This Land

They seem like one of those groups that kicked around the London scene aimlessly until some Diet Coke-slugging A&R rep was ordered to find 'some bands that sound like those Frank Ferdinands'.

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	Talking Heads: Talking Heads: 77 / More Songs About Buildings and Food / Fear of Music / Remain in

Following last year's career-spanning Brick box set, the first four studio albums from the seminal art-pop band are reissued as individual DualDiscs.

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16 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Westerns: tricky subject matter these days in both the film and comic medium.

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16 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Buddy Guy

has a mind of winter. He freezes you. Then, he cuts you up.

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16 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Bachelor: Paris

For dark comedy, the show relies on its 25 wannabe Mrs. Bachelors, who must preen, banter, and scheme to keep their dream alive past opening night.

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16 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

Hustle & Flow (2005)

Craig Brewer considers his protagonist something new, that is, the same kind of cat he's seen repeatedly in his hometown of Memphis, but not seen in movies.

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15 Jan 2006 // 11:00 PM

Horrorpops: Bring it On!

For a band with as much attitude as Horrorpops convey, their sound is surprisingly poppy, an attribute that only works to their benefit.

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The Kallikak Family: May 23rd 2007

The Kallikak Family has created one of the most memorable experimental efforts of 2005. It is music Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi would have bobbed his head to.

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Cinderpop: Their Skies Are Beautiful

Another Canadian pop band delivers a CD that is anything but ho hum.

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15 Jan 2006 // 11:00 PM

Cat Power: The Greatest

Seventh full-length for indie singer-songwriter was recorded at Memphis' Ardent Studios with the help of some soul veterans.

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15 Jan 2006 // 11:00 PM

Gangbé Brass Band: Whendo

Gangbé Brass Band sound like a group of men leading a parade down the road with streamers flying over their heads and the sun shining.

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Various: Nao Wave Revisited

An EP of just competently remixed Brazilian post-punk raises more questions than you need to have answered.

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15 Jan 2006 // 11:00 PM

Sutekh: Born Again

Born Again presents an exceptional example of how future remix collections should be approached.

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	Various Artists: Não Wave Revisited: Brazilian Post Punk 1982-1988

An EP of just competently remixed Brazilian post-punk raises more questions than you need to have answered.

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