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Ozark Mountain Daredevils: Ozark Mountain Daredevils

There's a reason the Ozark Mountain Daredevils splintered apart in 1979: they hit the end of their creative road. The 1980 version of the band simply proved that point.

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David & the Citizens: David & the Citizens

This teaser EP does the job of stirring up the requisite interest, even if it only leaves you wanting the future to deliver on the bits of promise contained within.

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Wanna get Lucky? Old fashioned Texas style music meant for dancing and drinking from a band leader with a history.

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Kris Kristofferson: This Old Road

Kris Kristofferson is back writing and performing his own songs again, God bless him. But until he restores his lyrical palate completely to its expansive B.A. (before acting) state, he still won't be entirely all the way back.

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Chicago Underground Duo: In Praise of Shadows

Both members have moved on to more populous and exotic locales, but the Duo's hybrid of jazz instrumentation and compositional tenets with post-rock production techniques still resonates with a distinctly Chicagoan state of mind.

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Nightmares on Wax: In a Space Outta Sound

Neither a full reappraisal of the soul homage of Mind Elevation or a return to the lush sound of Carboot Soul -- rather, the middle ground between the two.

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Love Is All: Nine Times That Same Song

Luke Jenner of The Rapture totally owned my conception of the phrase 'love is all'. Now, theres another group's laid claim to it with indisputable authority.

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6 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Cracker: Greatest Hits Redux

It's David Lowery vs. The Man, but its a strictly undercard fight.

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Luis Mario Ochoa & Friends: Cimarron

Don't know much about Cuban jazz? Join the club. And buy this record.

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Remy Ma: There’s Something About Remy: Based on a True Story

When Remy learns to put her impressive vocal abilities behind something worth saying, she's going to be a force.

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6 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

The Corrs: Home

With their fifth studio album, the Corrs successfully return to the sound and style that brought them a worldwide audience.

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Jack DeJohnette: The Elephant Sleeps But Still Remembers

Veteran drum legend teams up with jazz guitarist du jour to produce a quirky and fiercely non-commercial take on the art of duo improvisation.

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Half-handed Cloud: Halos & Lassos

Quick 'n' cute pop dissertation on the theory that 'God is good'.

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A legendary trio reunites for a session so yesterday that it's tomorrow.

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NMS: Imperial Letters of Protection

Two space aliens grab you by the throat and press their megaphones right up against your temples, then proceed to spit the truth until you submit to their alien will.

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5 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Man Man: Six Demon Bag

Metamasculine Philly band Man Man leads a funeral march into regions of your heart that don't yet exist.

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Neko Case’s fourth studio album inches ever so closer towards greatness. If she’s not there already.

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Capote rides the wave of his own success in spoken-word redux.

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Various Artists: DJ-Kicks: The Exclusives

A good place to start with an important and much-loved series.

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Sevendust: Best Of (Chapter One 1997-2004)

In which the band’s former label attempts one last parting shot.

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