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El-P: Ill Sleep When Youre Dead

Classic hip-hop sounds a lot different after you've filtered it through 1984, through the War in Iraq, through the Patriot Act.

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Chris Corsano-Mick Flower Duo: The Radiant Mirror

The kids will call this jazz-baptized Lightning Bolt; elder statesmen will recall hearing Ascension or The Blue Humans for the first time.

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12 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Nadja: Touched

On their second album for Alien8, this Toronto doom metal duo craft an abstract opus that's both hot and heavy.

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Jimmy Burns: Live at B.L.U.E.S.

Mellow Burns, bluesman on the fringe of R&B, nice voice, laid back, brilliant two-guitar work.

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Peggy Seeger: Three Score and Ten

Family and friends, some quite famous themselves, honor folksinger Peggy Seeger on her 70th birthday.

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Cortney Tidwell: Dont Let Stars Keep Us Tangled Up

Better start respecting Cortney Tidwell now, before she takes over the universe.

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12 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Winterkids: Memoirs

WinterKids may be the quintessential definition of the British indie band -- but are they any good?

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11 Apr 2007 // 11:04 PM

Karnivool: Themata

Karnivool emerge on Themata from the “apex of Western Australia” with a not quite hard-rock sound and a thinly veiled grand ambition: they want to break out in the US.

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Drei Farben House: Any Kind of Feeling

Every beat, is in place, complemented easily by Siegle's dispassionate yet still distinctly human vocals.

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11 Apr 2007 // 11:02 PM

Audubon Park: Teenage Horses

You have to imagine that David Nahm has a pretty big record collection. The debut record by the UNC law student's band, Audubon Park, is hard to pin down it's so musically diverse.

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Lonesome Travelers: Lonesome Travelers

The Lonesome Travelers take the country-rock heritage of Gram Parsons and plain run with it on their eponymous debut.

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11 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Timbaland: Shock Value

The man who calls himself Thomas Crown steps into the spotlight for an above-average pop album that could have been so much more.

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11 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Robert Glasper: In My Element

A genuinely new sound for a jazz trio -- swing plus hip-hop brings something powerfully new.

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Madlib: The Other Side:  Los Angeles

Time to get off the Sunset Strip and take a trip through Madlib’s record collection.

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The Assemble Head in Sunburst Sound: Ekranoplan

Psychedelic San Francisco jam rockers play straight up rock and roll with a Black Sabbath edge.

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11 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Ankla: Steep Trails

On their debut effort, Steep Trails, Ankla charts new territory, blending heavy, thrash-metal with traditional Latin music in ways that even the most elitist of metal-heads would enjoy.

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11 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Tujiko Noriko: Solo

This is an album for people who like pop's chirpiness but distrust its obviousness.

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The Bishops: The Only Place I Can Look is Down

The Bishops are doing nothing more than trying to re-write "Help!" over and over again.

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11 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Peter Rowan and Tony Rice: Quartet

Two traditional music icons join up with a couple of talented newcomers for a meeting of the minds -- and fingers -- on this delightful new release.

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10 Apr 2007 // 11:04 PM

Greg Ashley: Painted Garden

This second solo album of loosely constructed, fragile psychedelic folk from the Gris Gris frontman evokes Mad Syd, Tyrannosaurus Rex and, especially, Satanic Majesties-era Stones.

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