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24 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Gerald LeVert: In My Songs

In My Songs is a solid, dependable album that’s a fitting finale to a career that has sadly ended before it's time.

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The Photo Atlas: No, Not Me, Never

Yay dancing, yay rock guitars, yay fun.

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23 Apr 2007 // 10:04 PM

The Go Find: Stars on the Wall

This perfectly amalgamated Morr Music band's sophomore album is mopey yet pleasant, Post Service-sounding indie pop.

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23 Apr 2007 // 10:03 PM

Paper Airplanes: Boyhood

They might have muddy, low-fi production values, but these prog-friendly indie rockers don't let that stop them from thinking big.

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23 Apr 2007 // 10:02 PM

Bright Eyes: Four Winds

“Restrained” is a word not often seen in Bright Eyes reviews, but it’s the best way to describe this new EP by Conor Oberst and friends.

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23 Apr 2007 // 10:01 PM

The Acorn: Tin Fist

Hushed, hallowed, and at times eerie, Ottawa group the Acorn make some very impactful music.

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Christopher ORiley: Second Grace: the Music of Nick Drake

Another set of solid, now-characteristic solo piano reinterpretations of a perennial indie favourite

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23 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Patti Smith: Twelve

Serious Patti Smith fans will no doubt be pleased, and people who enjoy covers records will likely find much to appreciate, as her conviction is apparent and her commitment is respectable.

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23 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

John Reuben: Word of Mouth

Word of Mouth , the fifth studio project from Columbus, Ohio’s John Reuben, finds the rapper continuing on a path toward sonic maturity. Reuben has

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Black Sabbath: The Dio Years

Ronnie James Dio's tenure in Black Sabbath was brief, but it resulted in some of the greatest songs in heavy metal history.

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23 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Detroit Cobras: Tied and True

If you crossed the Rolling Stones with the Ronnettes in Motown, you'd get some kick-ass Cobras.

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23 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Richie Barshay: Homework

A challenging percussionist, inspired by Indian music, moving through jazz to his own rhythmic fascination.

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23 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Geoff Berner: Wedding Dance of the Widow Bride

Vancouver's favorite accordion slinger draws on his ancestral roots to produce an album of irreverent klezmer punk wedding music.

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Fred Anderson and Hamid Drake: From the River to the Ocean

A Chicago jazz vet surrounds himself with an eclectic mix of avant-garde musicians and post-rock types.

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22 Apr 2007 // 10:05 PM

Phonograph: Phonograph

Brooklyn, New York's Phonograph adeptly weave electronic sounds, ambient textures and fine layers of production together with a folk rock shuffle.

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22 Apr 2007 // 10:04 PM

Justine Electra: Soft Rock

Australian-born, Berlin resident, Justine Electra has been a fixture on the German underground tek-house scene for the last few years.

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Jenny Owen Youngs: Batten the Hatches

Jenny Owen Youngs has a different musical take on things, and it's a very refreshing one.

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Frivolous: Midnight Black Indulgence

Seemingly as unsure of what it's trying to accomplish as we are of what to do with it.

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John D. Loudermilk: The Open Mind of John D. Loudermilk

A fantastic-sounding reissue of one of the most original songwriters in 1960s Nashville, who penned hits for Johnny Cash and Paul Revere and the Raiders.

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Arctic Monkeys: Favourite Worst Nightmare

Although lacking the pop of their debut, these UK indie rockers continue to evolve, turning out a strong batch of thorny songs on their sophomore album.

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