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Teitur: Stay Under the Stars

Not straying far from his impressive debut, Teitur continues writing thoughtful, at times somber, songs that tug at your heart. Hell, even "Great Balls of Fire" sounds like a psalm here.

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J.P. Shilo: As Happy As Sad Is Blue

Shilo has captured the rather fine line between tension and tedium.

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Rick Brockner: Black Mountain Brew

Cheesiness of the marketing aside, Rick Brockner’s Black Mountain Brew is a soothing, enjoyable, if not revolutionary acoustic folk record.

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Steve Almaas and Ali Smith: You Showed Me

Americana and pop from post-Cracker laureatte and his winsome partner.

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19 Dec 2006 // 8:01 PM

Seht: The Green Morning

The Green Morning is about empty space, barren metallic wastelands, and post-nuclear landscapes.

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19 Dec 2006 // 8:00 PM

The Legends: Public Radio

The album in question can be summed up in one word: horrid.

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Rudresh Mahanthappa: Codebook

The rising alto saxophone star makes music from cryptography play as sharp and clear as noon.

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19 Dec 2006 // 8:00 PM

Styles P: Time is Money

The LOX-member's second solo effort delivers lyrical maturity and smooth beats, however the host of notable guests overpower Styles P's... err... style.

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George Michael: Twenty Five

George Michael has come full circle in making peace with his sexuality. If album charts are any indication, he hasn't lost many listeners in the process.

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19 Dec 2006 // 8:00 PM

Mayday!: Mayday!

Miami rap-duo reached online star status with a video for the single that became a YouTube phenomenon literally overnight.

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Nikki Sudden: The Truth Doesnt Matter

This final, posthumously released album sums up Sudden's great rock 'n' roll career with humor and nostalgia.

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Leigh Nash: Leigh Nash Remix Project

Aerobicizing Nash’s songs may be your idea of heaven. It’s just not mine.

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19 Dec 2006 // 8:00 PM

Simon Dawes: Carnivore

Carnivore proves to be an album of true versatility and unforgettable depth -- one of the best so far this year.

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18 Dec 2006 // 8:03 PM

Ultra Dolphins: Mar

The kind of spazzy hardcore that can send a room full of teenaged hardcore dancers into a spin-kicking frenzy in mere seconds.

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18 Dec 2006 // 8:02 PM

31 Knots: Polemics

Portland spazz-pop innovators slice genres, moods and soundscapes in a fractious beauty of an EP.

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Matt Mays & El Torpedo: Matt Mays & El Torpedo

It's the sort of timeless music that the guys at university campus bars think sounds really good after chugging back some Labatt Ice.

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18 Dec 2006 // 8:00 PM

Tony Lucca: Canyon Songs

It's like a "delete" button for your brain...

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Ghostface Killah: More Fish

More Fishscale, more or less.

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18 Dec 2006 // 8:00 PM

Pipas: Sorry Love

A love letter, an afternoon at the cinema, a dream: music built from scraps of memory.

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18 Dec 2006 // 8:00 PM

Haiku: Blew

It might not blow mainstream listeners away, but Haiku's breezy, thoughtful new album should please independent hip-hop fans.

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