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	Everything But the Girl: Amplified Heart

I was first introduced to Everything But the Girl‘s Amplified Heart by my first randomly met, pursued, asked out, and dated girlfriend. She’d

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Bob Dylan: Highway 61 Revisited

This is an album of brutality and innocence, an album that could only have been produced by an artist at the height of his powers, with a war raging overseas in the shadow of a presidential assassination.

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5 Feb 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Townes Van Zandt: Absolutely Nothing

When Townes Van Zandt died of “fast living, slow suicide” on New Year’s Day, 1997, he left behind a body of work and a legend.

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	The Unknown: Radio Lied to Me

In 1989, The Unknown were still, well, basically unknown to everyone except its members. The Cleveland band has released four albums since that time, with a

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5 Feb 2004 // 10:00 PM

	2Mex: Sweat Lodge Infinite

2Mex has quite a few shortcomings as an MC. His flow revolves largely around making sure that every one of his couplets rhymes (more or

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	The Charlie Parker Remix Project: Bird Up

“Remix project” is here by any intelligent linguistic standards a misnomer. Parker’s not remixed, first of all because the Parker sides chopped and recycled

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	Elton John: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (30th Anniversary Edition)

The double album in pop music has a checkered history. The very standard by which they are all judged, The Beatles’ White Album, was unbearably

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	Marianne Faithfull: The Best of Marianne Faithfull (20th Century Masters: Millennium Collection)

This isn’t just corporate exploitation of back catalog, this is bad, completely unnecessary corporate exploitation of back catalog. It has 11 songs, the same number

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	Sheryl Crow: The Very Best of Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow is one of those rock stars who can be likeable one minute, and absolutely annoying the next. For every “Strong Enough”, there’s

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	The Crystal Method: Legion of Boom

Sometimes, in the fickle world of dance music, dodging the latest trend and sticking to your strengths pays off. Just ask the Crystal Method, who

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	Books on Tape: Sings the Blues

The last album that I heard that worked the same way as Books on Tape‘s new one, Sings the Blues, was King of Woolworth’

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5 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

It's not the best solution all the time, but when you have someone who will not stop their inappropriate behavior, sometimes permanent methods need to be addressed.

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5 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

I'll take this lighthearted version of fantasy any day over the rest of a too-serious-for-its-own-good genre that has long since worn out its welcome.

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5 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

Takes an analytical look at the mysteries and mythologies of life and requires a bit of prerequisite reading and patience to be appreciated.

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5 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

There is a great deal we can learn from the Bosnian War in our understanding of conflict and how to control it.

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5 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

Neil Gaiman's Endless Nights is the first full-blown set of adventures starring the entire bizarre family of the Endless.

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5 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

Miracle (2004)

Disney's Miracle is an unabashed celebration of the connections among sports, national pride, and the wonder of whiteguyness.

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5 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Dreamers (2003)

The frustration of The Dreamers lies in its easy lapsing into such unimaginative nostalgia, as if recalling the moment is enough.

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5 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

Catch That Kid (2004)

Remembering well that her dad fell (100 feet), spunky climber Maddy's also afraid she might fall.

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Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

These first five minutes grant Eddie and the barbershop some specific background, of resistance and community.

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