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Diana Ross: I Love You

Though Ross sounds better than ever, I Love You continues a tired trend -- the "covers" album.

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Les Primitifs du Futur: World Musette

World Musette could use less world and more musette.

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Frida Hyvonen: Until Death Comes

Intensely personal Swedish artist Frida Hyvonen has created an oddly affecting debut, crafting beauty out of piano plonks and her own fractured experience.

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Roger ODonnell: The Truth in Me

O’Donnell was a significant part of the Cure until his unceremonious ouster by Robert Smith in 2005; he created synthesizer textures, as well as contributed

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Evan Stone: Sticks & Stone, Vol. 1

This is the story of a drummer, his sticks, and a tight band.

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The Winter Blanket: Golden Sun EP

Minneapolis band makes beautiful music, if you can stay awake for it.

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Ellison: Say Goodnight, Sleep Alone

It is not an exact copy of another act, but Ellison's musical composite is an incredible simulation of many.

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Joan Osborne: Pretty Little Stranger

This is country in a Roseanne Cash or Kim Richey vein: meticulously crafted, understated, and loaded with material that less subtle singers will probably turn into megahits.

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Foo Fighters: Skin and Bones

Inadvertently, Foo Fighters have put out the most listenable, enjoyable disc of their career so far.

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Les Breastfeeders: Les Matins de Grands Soirs

Sexy movies, nearly every kind of food, existential philosophy...and garage rock? The ever-expanding list of what's better when it's French.

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26 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

Logistics: Now More Than Ever

Debut DJ album from Logistics proves to be valuable and varied.

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26 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

Four Tet: Remixes

Kieran Hebden is the scavenger of the corners and the cracks. He pulls rogue elements of folk from everything rather than the genre itself. And all the pieces fit, which is what makes this album truly fascinating.

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Tuxedomoon: Bardo Hotel Soundtrack

You want experimental post-rock from a classic underrated band? You got it.

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Anders Parker: Anders Parker

Parker's songs turn down flashy for something much more welcome and rare: enduring.

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Custom Made: Sidewalk Mindtalk

This recording is meant to whet the appetites and spread the word to those who may of have not previously heard Custom Made perform. Based on the evidence found here, there should be no hurry to release the next one.

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26 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

The Damnwells: Air Stereo

Country, pop, and rock blend smoothly and successfully on the broadcast from the Damnwells' Air Stereo.

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22 Nov 2006 // 5:03 AM

Born Ruffians: Born Ruffians

Promising start from charming (if young) Toronto indie-rock Brock-worshippers.

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Born Ruffians: Born Ruffians

Warp Records continue to dip their toes into decidedly un-electronic waters, with their latest signing, Born Ruffians. Hailing from Toronto, this trio unleash short, crisp

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22 Nov 2006 // 5:01 AM

Eric Chenaux: Dull Lights

Desolation never tasted so sweet.

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New London Fire: I Sing the Body Holographic

Electro-pop with a combination of Depeche Mode aesthetics and Oasis sensibilities.

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