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	Drive-By Truckers: The Dirty South

Watching Martin Scorsese’s 1978 film The Last Waltz on DVD, the sadness is inescapable. When you see the 1978 film, which documents The Band’s final

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	Carbon Leaf: Indian Summer

If you’re familiar with Richmond, Virginia’s Carbon Leaf and their albums spanning back to 1995, then you’re probably aware of their tours with

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29 Aug 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Comets on Fire: Blue Cathedral

The press release concerning Blue Cathedral, the latest release from Comets on Fire, refers to the band as the “flag bearers of modern psychedelia”, but

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29 Aug 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Buffseeds: The Picture Show

Listening to The Picture Show, the debut disc from British quartet the Buffseeds, proved something of a surreal experience for my wife and me. We

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SuperBabies: Baby Geniuses 2 (2004)

Today's so-called 'family entertainment' will go to pathetic exploitative depths to make a buck.

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Orwell Rolls in His Grave (2003)

To lack political power -- as Robert Kane Pappas submits the American people at large do, living in a post-democratic society where the media function in collusion with government -- is also to lack the ability to prove.

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27 Aug 2004 // 1:00 AM

Mean Creek (2003)

The crisis doesn't produce good and bad behaviors, so much as it challenges such moralistic definitions, exploring the pressures that lead to kids' seeming deviance.

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27 Aug 2004 // 1:00 AM

Hero (2002)

Had it been released five years ago, Hero's point might have seemed anachronistic, but today, it's hard to ignore its resonance with world events.

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Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)

Father Merrin, action hero. Who could have imagined it?"

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Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)

There's some odd cosmic poetry in the fact that Dwight Little, director of Anacondas, also directed Free Willy 2.

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27 Aug 2004 // 1:00 AM

Alien vs. Predator (2004)

King of the video game movies, director Paul W.S. Anderson continues to meet and resist expectations with his latest, Alien vs. Predator.

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26 Aug 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Various Artists: Warped Tour 2004 Compilation

Anyone who thought that the ill-fated monstrosity Woodstock ‘99 signaled the death of the ‘90s as surely as Altamont shuttered the ‘60s hasn’t been paying

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	Triple Seis: Only Time’ll Tell

There are many reasons to love this album by New York rapper Triple Seis. Here, we list those reasons. There will also be occasional asides

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	The Meat Purveyors: Pain by Numbers

Humor and music, for some, may be chocolate and peanut butter (or hazelnut, for our European friends). For most of us though, it’s chocolate

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	Nana Mouskouri: Nana Mouskouri in New York

It was the summer of 1962 when Nana Mouskouri first journeyed from her home in Greece to the United States. She had been beckoned by a

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	The Libertines: self-titled

The Libertines are one of those bands who are impossible to hate when they’re at their best, but are also a band so out

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	David Kilgour: Frozen Orange

David Kilgour’s been making pop music for over 25 years, starting with his brother Hamish in the Clean, one of New Zealand’s most influential

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26 Aug 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Bitter Bitter Weeks: Revenge

On the title track of the new Bitter Bitter Weeks album, Brian McTear sounds a note of weary protest. He no longer wants revenge. He

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26 Aug 2004 // 1:00 AM

Thief: Deadly Shadows

There have always been developers interested in alternatives. Not just to develop alternative genres, such as puzzle games, but alternatives within the mainstream brands identified with excessive gore.

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26 Aug 2004 // 1:00 AM

Sega Bass Fishing Duel

Sega Bass Fishing Duel brings all the thrills of the sometimes laid back, sometimes furious sport of bass fishing right to the PlayStation 2. Plus there's no muss and no fuss.

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