Reviews

24 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Mclusky: Mcluskyism

With the collector's version coming in at a robust three CDs, Mcluskyism is as comprehensive and well put together a parting shot as you're likely to see this year.

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24 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Delays: You See Colours

Harder, better, faster, stronger: Delays adopt an edgier sound (for them) on their sophomore album.

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24 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Ocean: Aeolian

For a collective, these German metal musicians stay remarkably focused on their fourth album.

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William Parker: Long Hidden: The Olmec Series

A curious collection of shards and fragments from the downtown New York free-jazz bass guru comes together in an archaeological quest for cultural connections.

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The Robocop Kraus: They Think They Are The Robocop Kraus

What's interesting about Robocop Kraus' new disc are a Teutonic sense of the ridiculous, and a healthy dose of good old funk.

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24 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Secret Mommy: Very Rec

Secret Mommy operates on a pronounced policy of "nothing loops more than twice", which has the effect of making the record extremely difficult to parse.

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Hooverville: Follow That Trail of Dust Back Home

A celebration of good Southern music: ya'll listen up...

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	Waylon Jennings: Live From Austin TX [DVD]

It's hard to go wrong with a DVD comprised of Waylon Jennings playing a healthy collection of his best songs.

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23 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Lenfant (2006)

Winner of the 2005 Palme d'Or at the Cannes, L'enfant takes an abrupt turn that's not so startling as it initially seems.

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23 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Stoned (2005)

Brian Jones appears to be diligently practicing infidelity and abusing alcohol throughout.

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23 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Inside Man (2006)

New York is everywhere in Spike Lee's sharp, new, genre-bending movie.

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The Zen of Screaming: Vocal Instruction for a New Breed

Metal hopefuls eager to discover the tricks of the trade in the name of emulating their idols may be let down by The Zen of Screaming.

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23 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

Big Love

Big Love illustrates the ways the cell phone serves as faux 'intimacy'. Everyone voice mails or pages each other, creating bland clips of conversation without contexts.

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23 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

American Inventor

Maybe George Foreman and Suzanne Sommers are the engine that drives our economy and what this country needs is another Big Mouth Billy Bass to shake us out of doldrums.

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Arte Povera by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

With the beautifully designed Arte Povera, Phaidon once again makes art from documentation of art.

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Markus Schulz: Without You Near

Several months later, how does the popular trance DJ's "artist album" hold up?

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23 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Envelopes: Demon

Envelopes are coming. You've been warned.

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(Long) John Baldry: Boogie Woogie: The Warner Bros. Recordings

Lost in the heyday of Rod Stewart and Elton John was Long John Baldry, the eclectic talent who inspired the twosome to new heights. His two Warner Bros. albums, each half produced by Stewart and half by John, became signatures of all three gents.

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23 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Liam Howlett: Back to Mine

Little more than what you might expect from a burnt party CD given to you by a friend with good record collection.

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The Rogers Sisters: The Invisible Deck

Short, jagged songs stretch to hallucinatory drones on this Brooklyn dance-punk trio's ground-breaking third record.

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