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Eyeless in Gaza: Plague of Years

Plague of Years proves itself to be a frustrating, difficult... ultimately pointless listen.

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The Colour: Between Earth and Sky

The Colour has the unfortunate timing of following in the footsteps of another, more competent and similar contemporary.

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Bobby Conn: King For a Day

We all can be kings for a day, but remember tomorrow to be back at work. In the meantime it's important to party.

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Richard Swift: Dressed Up for the Letdown

What artist in any field wouldn’t want to be the new Beatles and transform the world? Swift consistently expresses grand ambitions and great feelings, which should be applauded.

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19 Feb 2007 // 9:03 PM

Cheeseburger: Cheeseburger

Cheeseburger's one of the more aptly-named bands out there right now.

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19 Feb 2007 // 9:02 PM

Jan Jelinek: Tierbeobachtungen

More atmospheric complexity from Jan Jelinek

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19 Feb 2007 // 9:02 PM

Geir Jenssen: Cho Oyu 8201m

Geir Jenssen, who also goes under the name of Biosphere, lives in a town in northern Norway and assembles soundscapes. The noises he uses in

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Bob Margolin: In North Carolina

Bob Margolin likes playing blues (and did so as Muddy Waters’ longtime guitarist); he has a very attractive baritone voice, notable on a final track

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Precious Fathers: Precious Fathers

This is a Vancouver band that plays instrumentals that supposedly are meant to inspire gazing at one’s shoes.

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19 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

Luke Slater: Fabric 32

Slater delivers an excellent mix of hard-edged, funky techno that’s a little bit unpredictable.

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19 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

The Triffids: In the Pines

Largely forgotten '80s rockers get the reissue treatment on two of their greatest albums.

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Marnie Stern: In Advance of the Broken Arm

A lot of crazy young people will blow out their eardrums to this in the next several months.

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19 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

Hobex: Enlightened Soul

Hobex doesn't reinvent the wheel, but you can feel the Soul Gods smiling with approval, and faux-soul acts everywhere going red with embarrassment.

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19 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

The Residents: Freak Show

An intriguing place for someone to approach listening to, and looking at, the Residents' work.

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Gianmaria Testa: Da Questa Parte del Mare

The Italian singer-songwriter has yet to release an album that isn't at least quite good, and the trend continues with his latest.

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Bleeding Through: The Truth

It might have come out a year ago, but that won't stop us from taking a look at one of 2006's better metalcore releases.

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Evilsons: Cooking With… Evilsons

Evilsons are relaxed and laidback on the island-tinged, dubbed-accented pop of “Sneaky Men” that falls in the same category as bands like Maroon 5 and Jason

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The Feeling: Four Stops and Home EP

No matter what superlatives NME spews in the Feeling's favour -- I think it was something along the lines of the band being the most exciting thing going in rock right now -- this band is squarely MOR.

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Sunny Sweeney: Heartbreakers Hall of Fame

Sunny Sweeney is the real country deal.  With the voice of an east Texas honky-tonk angel that evokes the sassy confidence of Loretta Lynn,

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River City Tanlines: Im Your Negative

Are you ready to rock?

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