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	Primordial: The Gathering Wilderness

The new album by Ireland's Primordial packs an emotional punch we rarely hear in metal today.

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11 Jul 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Kaskade: House of Om

San Francisco deep house meets New York big club mentality; much flange and reverb ensues.

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	Felt: Felt, Vol. 2:  A Tribute to Lisa Bonet

Hey, maybe Slug and Murs can pull Lisa Bonet from obscurity into the public consciousness. Probably not, but anything's worth a try.

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	Joey Beltram: Trax Classix

A powerful time capsule from the dawn of hardcore techno. Headphone listeners need not apply.

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11 Jul 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Boy Robot: Rotten Cocktails

Boy Robot seems stranded between the heavy computerized punch of Daft Punk and the melancholy of Boards of Canada, with a good bit of Autechre's mechanistic precision thrown in for good measure.

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Billy Corgan is the Goth Peter Pan: Instead of a youthful, nymph-like spirit, he possesses a bottomless well-spring of teenage angst.

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11 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

30 Days

Honestly, no one does sympathetic smarm better than this mustachioed master (Morgan Spurlock).

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11 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

Dancing with the Stars

More than anything, Dancing with the Stars highlights the questionable use of the term 'star'.

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11 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

Table For Five (1983)

Watching this 1983 tearjerker anew is a jarring, surprising experience.

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11 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

Gunner Palace (2004)

'Maybe this whole war thing wasn't even true,' says Spc. Wilf. 'Maybe it's all burned into my mind now.'"

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	Various Artists: Kalk Seeds: A Karaoke Kalk Compilation

Quite possibly the single most eclectic label compilation ever in the history of the human race.

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10 Jul 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Xiu Xiu: La Foret

Trust Jamie Stewart to deliver the Feel-Bad Hit of the Summer.

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	Bobby Valentino: self-titled

Don't mistake this Valentino for the old-time heartthrob named Rudy. The less than talented Bobby doesn't deserve to be mentioned in the same sentence.

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	Nine Black Alps: Nine Black Alps EP

The NEXT next big thing in Rock? I doubt it.

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	Ted Nash & Odeon: La Espada de la Noche

A state-of-the-art jazz saxophonist tackles tango and swamp music. Who says jazz all sounds the same?"

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	Kanda: All the Good Meetings Are Taken

How refreshing: A synth-pop band that treats itself as more than simply '80s throwback.

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	Applied Communications: Uhhh Sort Of

Noise collage artist Max Wood exhumes his own corpse, turning the death of his mother and his own existential crisis into a naked lunch.

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8 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

Doom and Gloom from the Tomb: A very weird Starbucks and the lighter side of pitch black.

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Footballer’s Wives: The Complete Series One

Footballers Wives is sort of a Desperate Housewives meets North Dallas Forty.

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Meet the Beatles: A Cultural History of the Band That Shook Youth, Gender, and the World by Steven D

At the outset of this interesting and often incisive cultural history, Steven Stark tackles this obvious question: 'Why on earth would anyone need another book about the Beatles?'"

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In Defense of the Infinite Universe in 'No Man's Sky'

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"The common cries of disappointment that surround No Man’s Sky stem from the exciting idea of an infinite universe clashing with the harsh reality of an infinite universe.

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