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	Kylie Minogue: The Ultimate Kylie

The only woman who managed to be a one-hit wonder in America on two separate occasions finally gets a compilation that should finally justify her greatness, despite including 'The Loco-Motion'.

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21 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Kaiser Chiefs: Employment

Listening to Employment over the last few days has left me with an undeniable and disappointing lethargy. I'm just not getting it.

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21 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Jeffrey Foskett: Stars in the Sand

Jeffrey Foskett has had a long career in Japan sounding like the Beach Boys. Finally, there's a collection of this talented vocal chameleon's 'greatest hits' available in North America.

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	The Decemberists: Picaresque

Beware The Decemberists! The band's literate musings take audiences on a journey to the inner mind where ghosts lay in wait and shameful secrets are revealed for your listening pleasure.

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	Crystal Skulls: Blocked Numbers

Confident debut combines the glossy jazz-ercises of '70s AOR with contemporary slackerisms. It's got shabby chic! Buzzwords ho!"

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21 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Michel Camilo: Solo

This fabulous performer indulges himself and the listener with a hodgepodge of Latin, Brazilian and Cuban jazz for yet another engaging record.

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	Thunderbirds Are Now!: Justamustache

The sugar rush, caffeine-addled sophomore effort from these ex-dance punkers, explodes with ideas, none of which stick.

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21 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Summerland

You might argue that star and co-creator Lori Loughlin is only working with what she knows.

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21 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Shield

Vic is the man in every way: mean, impulsive, voluble, in love with his authority but resentful too, resisting his own responsibility.

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21 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Office

Whatever your thoughts on the new American remake of The Office, you have to give NBC credit for picking the right man for the job.

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21 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Making the Band 3

Forced into an argument, Diddy's eyes light up, revealing again the all-consuming drive of Puff Daddy.

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21 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Jake in Progress

He's just Jake, a guy so lucky, so affable, it hurts to watch him.

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21 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Fat Actress

Alley fails to take into account two other factors that harm actresses' careers: her age and her hiatus.

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21 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Deadwood

Deadwood is possibly the most coruscating indictment of American capitalism ever aired in primetime.

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21 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Cheap Seats

Cheap Seats repackages ESPN's lame programming, as if to say, 'We've got you watching nevertheless!' Good thing the show is funny.

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	Alasdair Roberts: No Earthly Man

Appendix Out's lead singer goes down a dark, dirge-ish and dreary road that makes Gillian Welch's 'Caleb Meyer' sound like 'Memory' by comparison.

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20 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Quintron: The Frog Tape

Eccentric organist Quintron tries his hand at classic horror, but fails to balance the necessary ingredients, instead resulting in mildly successful novelty.

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	Hella: Church Gone Wild / Chirpin Hard

The spaztastic noise-rock duo splits up for a pair of puzzling solo albums.

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	Astrud Gilberto: Astrud Gilberto With Stanley Turrentine

An indie darling before her time: quite possibly the one Gilberto album you must own.

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20 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Frankie J: The One

The One is not a bad little pop record, but I guess I was wrong about his originality and drive and desire. It turns out all he wants to be is the Hispanic Usher. Fortunately, I love Usher, and so does America.

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