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Pablo Aslan: Buenos Aires Tango Standards

With his latest offering, Pablo Aslan makes an argument for a danceless tango music.

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Ral Partha Vogelbacher: Shrill Falcons

The San Francisco band have come into their own, abandoning tongue-in-cheek fantasy in favour of a more sombre and mature approach.

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3 May 2007 // 11:03 PM

Infidel: I, Oathbreaker

Greece's Infidel emerge with a respectable doom debut that suggests the only direction they'll go is up - oh, and the apocalypse is on the horizon!

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3 May 2007 // 11:02 PM

acid android: purification

Yukihiro Awaji is mostly known as yukihiro, the drummer for L’Arc-en-Ciel, the kick-ass Japanese band that has sold 30 million albums in its homeland. Last

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Various Artists: 14 Songs in 28 Days

The only thing more satisfying is knowing that there are hundreds -- nay, thousands -- more excellent and fantastic songs out there. Perhaps the next one will be yours.

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Barenaked Ladies: Barenaked Ladies Are Men

Barenaked Ladies Are Men, apparently.

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Avey Tare & Kria Brekkan: Pullhair Rubeye

A couple of kooks step forward with their debut release. They’re artists, they don’t look back. Pigeons beware!

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Various Artists: I Belong to This Band

When the Sacred Harp singing starts, the only option is to join in.

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3 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

Dinosaur Jr.: Beyond

Beyond is the sound of a sorely missed band's return to form. Make no mistake, these guys haven't sounded this good in 20 years.

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Cibo Matto: Pom Pom: The Essential Cibo Matto

Two Japanese women write songs about food, sample Duke Ellington, and set it all to sci-fi trip-hop beats. In other words: complete musical genius.

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Future Clouds and Radar: Future Clouds and Radar

Former Cotton Mather frontman goes for the gold with debut as Future Clouds and Radar.

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3 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

Bebo Valdes: Bebo

Veteran exile Cuban pianist solo, reviving a whole history of Cuban piano music, and lively with a slightly less veteran violinist.

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Faber Drive: Seven Second Surgery

The debut from this Vancouver group has a shimmering, slick and glossy power pop/punk sound which is along the lines of Sum 41 and Simple Plan.

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Various Artists: Urban Africa Club

East, West, and South Africa represent on Urban Africa Club.

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Three5Human: A Swig from the Acid Bottle

Anyone who cares about music, especially as a force of change, is strongly encouraged to take a "swig" from Three5Human's choleric cocktail.

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2 May 2007 // 11:04 PM

Cold Bleak Heat: Simitu

Second album of improvised mayhem from four of free-jazz and out rock's most daringly skilled practictioners -- Paul Flaherty, Chris Corsano, Greg Kelley and Matt Heyner -- breaks for unexpected moments of tranquility.

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Various Artists: Shifted Sounds Volume 1

A collection of acoustic or indie pop, full of acoustic guitars and tenor melodics.

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2 May 2007 // 11:02 PM

Jonny Virgo: Devils Brew

Bottom's up! A funny cocktail based on the woes of inebriation.

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The Voyces: Kissing Like Its Love

A very sweet, soft and fragile album in the best way possible.

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2 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

The Donts: Inner El Camino

Ranging from rock to pop to splashes of jazz and ambient, the group thrives on challenging the listener.

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