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The Poison Arrows: Straight Into The Drift

This four-song EP could go straight into the abyss, but is thankfully saved by a very smart and stylish approach from former Atombombpocketknife singer Justin Sinkovich.

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Elliott Sharps Terraplane: Secret Life

Blues again, deep like Son House, with Hubert Sumlin, polychromatic-experimental- thoroughly-reconstructed to not quite rock or jazz. Unusual.

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Rock Plaza Central: Are We Not Horses?

Inspired by an elaborate concept, this breakthrough album is a homespun epic of humble origins and unbridled imagination.

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Flame Shark: Midnight on Pearl Beach

This Shark's Flame flickers but never quite fizzles over the course of a pleasant but unspectacular album.

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9 Apr 2007 // 11:04 PM

The Moog: Sold for Tomorrow

The Moog come roaring straight out of Budapest playing an infectious brand of catchy, garage rock.

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9 Apr 2007 // 11:03 PM

The Papercuts: Cant Go Back

Jason Quever's brand of pop is timeless and oh so delightful.

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9 Apr 2007 // 11:02 PM

Damero: Happy in Grey

Moody Berlin electro-pop singer's debut is a fine little album for soundtracking your mildly bummed-out day.

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9 Apr 2007 // 11:01 PM

Blue Stone: Worlds Apart

Copping a feel from orchestral electronic masters E.S. Posthumus, the producers behind Blue Stone manage to build mid-tempo dance beats and liquid piano notes around an anonymous array of feather-voiced vixens

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Call Me Lightning: Soft Skeletons

After a promising debut, Call Me Lightning disappoint with a routine sophomore effort.

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9 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

DatR: Turn Up the Ghosts

With Turn Up the Ghosts, Dat'R lay down some genuine, exciting electro-pop that'll make you dance... whether you want to or not.

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9 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Grinderman: Grinderman

Much more than a diversionary side project, Grinderman is a foul mouthed, frequently hilarious discharge of utterly essential midlife-crisis rock and roll.

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9 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Nostalgia 77: Everything Under the Sun

Sure, musical dexterity plays a part, but Nostalgia 77 is able to slyly update the previous sound because of its deep love and understanding of jazz.

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9 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Grinderman: Grinderman

The side project of Nick Cave and selected Bad Seeds is lecherous, primal, nihilistic and marvellous.

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9 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Korn: MTV Unplugged

Korn's own Unplugged album shows they have some lessons to learn from Nirvana.

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Buildings Breeding: Buildings Breeding

Good, but nothing to get your knickers in a boy scout knot over.

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Black Panther: My Eternal Winter

You know it's hard out here for producers; here's a good example of how to cope.

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8 Apr 2007 // 11:04 PM

Plan B: Time 4 Plan B

His vision of England was one of forgotten, decaying sink estates overrun with crack and smack, teenage violence, underage sex and broken families.

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8 Apr 2007 // 11:03 PM

Sur La Mer: Prelude to the Sea

Sur La Mer, the ambient instrumental project of musician Atsu Nagayama, give us a small introduction to their sound on Prelude to the Sea

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8 Apr 2007 // 11:02 PM

Magenta Skycode: IIIII

Finnish goth/prog-rockers, Magenta Skycode's debut album IIIII is a mixed bag that offers moments of dazzling brilliance that shine amid stumbling blocks of monotony that show substantial promise for future efforts.

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The Western States Motel: The Western States Motel

The Western States Motel’s self-titled debut present songs oriented around wandering melodies, shuffling guitars, and a slow yet steady sense of motion.

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