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Pattern Is Movement: Canonic

Tiny Telephone engineer Scott Solter re-interprets the fractious avant pop of Pattern Is Movement

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The Blow: Paper Television

The Blow dumb down, reach out, and rise up with their strongest effort yet.

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5 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Rez Abbasi: Bazaar

As in any bazaar there's a wide selection of things being offered.

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Tom Waits: Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers and Bastards

If you hear the phrases, 'The female praying mantis devours the male while they are mating. The male sometimes continues copulating even after the female has bitten off his head, and part of his upper torso,' you are listening to a Bastard.

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Omar: Sing (If You Want It)

Look out, World. The Godfather of British Soul is back and he's funkier than ever.

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Dan the Automator: Dan the Automator presents 2K7

Mediocre soundtrack to the popular video game will have you question Dan the Automator's continued relevance to hip-hop.

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That Handsome Devil: That Handsome Devil

A jazzy, spacey kind of specimen that plods along with some crazy but great arrangement behind it.

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Various Artists: Chrome Children

A consistently good sampling of some of the best music to be found across the spectrums of hip-hop and leftfield electronic music.

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Tab Benoit: Best of the Bayou Blues

Benoit offers something different: it's blues, but with a healthy dollop of Louisiana spice.

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Susanna and the Magic Orchestra: Melody Mountain

Norwegian songstress and Jaga Jazzist vet spin songwriting straw (and a few classics) into strange and luminous gold

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:02 PM

M Coast: Say It in Slang

M Coast continues where Marshmallow Coast left off, which is just fine.

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:01 PM

The Beautiful Girls: Water

A follow-up to the US debut of earlier this year, Water collects 11 tracks from the Beautiful Girls’ three Australian releases pre-We’re Already Gone. The

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Boz Scaggs: Hits!

Some of these hits have retained their platinum sheen, while others are trapped in a '70s rust-colored amber.

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Air: Late Night Tales

Air take their fans on a trip through their record collection.

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

The Evens: Get Evens

The Evens' strong sophomore release is a grittier, more overtly political follow-up to their charming debut.

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Badi Assad: Wonderland

Assad creates a moodier, but equally enthralling, complement to 2005's excellent Verde.

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Forro in the Dark: Bonfires of São João

This album is meant for club dancing, not folk dancing. It's for those who find enjoyment on the margins.

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

James Cooper: Second Season

With a string of musical influences that run from Richard Hawley to Dylan to the Waifs and Crowded House, James Cooper knows what makes a

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The Robert Cray Band: Live From Across The Pond

Cray shows why he is just so damn good and yet so damn underappreciated.

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Sebastien Schuller: Happiness

Electro-acoustic ballads from a French-American singer-songwriter are perfect for a rainy day.

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