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Michael Penn: Mr. Hollywood Jr. 1947; Palms and Runes, Tarot and Tea

Returning to the scene of the crime, where Alfred Hitchock and Ian Fleming joined the Beatles for a love-letter-writing session.

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17 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Eames Era: Heroes and Sheroes

New addition to indie scene the Eames Era brings a whole lot of infectious twee-pop in their charismatic second album, Heroes and Sheroes.

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16 Apr 2007 // 10:05 PM

Deerhunter: Fluorescent Grey

Deerhunter's aptly titled Kranky debut Cryptograms earns its name moving from murky swamps of feedback and delay into shimmering swirls of crystalline hooks.

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Connie Price & the Keystones vs. Big Daddy Kane and Percee P: Give a Demonstration, Part 2

Golden era emcees meet new school funk band.

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Mando Diao: Long Before Rock N Roll

Mando Diao definitely have something going for them with a grab bag of garage rock and tight Brit-pop on the head-bobbing title track of this single.

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16 Apr 2007 // 10:01 PM

Krypteria: Bloodangels Cry

Krypteria are followers, and third, even fourth-rate ones at that.

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16 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Mary Weiss: Dangerous Game

Shangri-Las front-woman returns after 40-year absence from music. The music's excellent, her voice has held up... but what has she learned in the last 40 years?

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Land of Talk: Applause Cheer Boo Hiss

Montreal has become, in some ways, a massive enclave of indie bands where buzz-worthy artists come out, seemingly, everyday.

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Anaïs Mitchell: The Brightness

There is short supply of young songwriters with fresh faces and even fresher voices who write as intensely personal, passionate and literate lyrics as Mitchell does.

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Charlie Louvin: Charlie Louvin

A stunning late-career album from the country legend -- free of gimmick, chock full of guests that add to the record's authenticity

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16 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Spady Brannan: Spady

Seasoned Nashville studio musician and respected songwriter Spady Brannan steps up to the mic to record his debut after only 30 years in the business.

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The Noisettes: Whats the Time, Mr. Wolf?

UK garage-rock band's soulful female vocalist distinguishes this solid debut

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16 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Oojami: Boom Shinga Ling

Even his firmest piece of dance has silk ribbons of Turkish folk music wriggling through it.

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John Patitucci: Line by Line

A jazz bassist fluent in several musical languages, Elgar to Fred McDowell.

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15 Apr 2007 // 10:03 PM

Various Artists: Play

A new genre is emerging that is as perplexing as it is fascinating: Indie Children's Music.

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15 Apr 2007 // 10:02 PM

Milenasongs: Seven Sisters

Strange, ephemeral folk songs with a combination of age-yellowed instrumentation and modern electronic ornamentation.

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The Biltmores: Same Story, Same Ending

Heavily indebted to Modest Mouse and Built to Spill, this indie rock quartet's debut sports enough good tracks to make for a worthwhile listen.

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15 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Anat Cohen: Poetica / Noir

The time was right for Cohen to make a big statement. Instead, she made two.

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15 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Pole: Steingarten

Pole's minimal electronic music is just about perfect on this latest release.

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Guy Clark: Americana Master Series: Best of the Sugar Hill Years

The experience of a good retrospective is like raiding an older sibling's record collection as a kid, one of the most time-honored entry points for discovering new old music.

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