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Otis Taylor: Definition of a Circle

Taylor sounds like he's struggling for a new sound, but he still delivers some quality performances.

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26 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

Nassau: Machines to Paradise

Nassau is a Canadian band that could make a name for itself a la Arcade Fire, Stars or Broken Social Scene.

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Adrienne Pierce: Faultline

Lyrically and thematically, there is no denying Pierce’s extraordinary ability to come across as ordinary. Musically, her fanfare for the common woman becomes a bit of a tougher sell.

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Sunshine Anderson: Sunshine at Midnight

Sunshine seems content to be the patron saint for the girlfriend of every lie-detector-test-taking cheating man on the Maury Povich show.

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26 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

Dr. Dog: We All Belong

Philadelphia's psych-pop darlings issue a more polished version of their '60s-influenced sunshine pop.

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26 Feb 2007 // 3:00 PM

        The Knack: Get the Knack

Knuke the Knack? No way! Boy, if it isn’t odd how these guys managed to make so many people sick back in 1979. Along with

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26 Feb 2007 // 3:00 PM

	Ken Ishii: Flatspin

There are at least two ways to look at Flatspin, the latest release from Japanese DJ and composer Ken Ishii: as a collection of minimal

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26 Feb 2007 // 3:00 PM

	Peter Gabriel: Peter Gabriel (1st LP)

Peter Gabriel. Globally conscious rock activist. Solo superstar. Former Genesis freak. The man who released four albums with the same title. Take your pick. He’

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26 Feb 2007 // 3:00 PM

	Miles Davis: Jazz at the Plaza

1958 was a pivotal year for Miles Davis. Already a firmly entrenched leader in the burgeoning jazz scene of the late ‘50s, by 1958 Davis began to

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	The Cars: self-titled

The Cars made a lot of great music in the ‘70s and ‘80s, but arguably the best they ever made is that on their eponymous

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26 Feb 2007 // 3:00 PM

	Alice Cooper: Billion Dollar Babies

The world stopped turning when Alice Cooper rose to prominence in the early ‘70s. Taking somewhat of a cue from The Beatles, Cooper took rock

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26 Feb 2007 // 3:00 PM

	Rodney Crowell: Diamonds and Dirt

Up to the 1988 release of his fourth album, Diamonds and Dirt, singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell had enjoyed immense success in the country music scene but crucially,

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25 Feb 2007 // 9:05 PM

Kim Barlow: Champ

Singer-songwriter Kim Barlow’s latest album continues her strong collection with a gorgeous body of songs.

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25 Feb 2007 // 9:04 PM

Kendra Shank: A Spirit Free

Kendra Shank doesn’t sing Abbey Lincoln’s songs as much as Shank inhabits them.

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Azrael: Act III: Self + Act IV: Goat

Yes, kids, these dudes are cult, or kvlt if you prefer, right down to the typically grim (AKA "poorly lit") album cover and unreadable band logo.

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My Brightest Diamond: Disappear

My Brightest Diamond's iTunes-only Disappear EP functions as a holdover between her two albums.

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Good Shoes: The Photos on My Wall EP

Good Shoes' Britpop has the smacky, slapping rhythm of 1970s punk.

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Patty Griffin: Children Running Through

In the end, you have the usual excellent Patty Griffin record, but not for the usual reasons.

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25 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

Trans Am: Sex Change

After the politically charged Liberation, Trans Am return with their ninth album of fused electronics and rock 'n' roll.

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25 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

Dolorean: You Cant Win

Dolorean's latest began in a very dark place for Al James; this is the sound of him working his way out.

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