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Delroy Wilson: The Best of… Original Eighteen Deluxe Edition

Original Twelve, the classic rocksteady-era compilation from Clement Dodd's golden boy, remastered and reissued with six bonus tracks. You do the math.

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DJ Khaled: Listennn… the Album

Heavyweight Miami DJ gets his hometown the attention it deserves.

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John Pizzarelli: Dear Mr. Sinatra

John Pizzarelli is the sneak attack version of the Young Fogey Movement in jazz singing.

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Open Door: So Close to Beautiful

The house that Open Door builds if filled with different textures bleeding into one domicile.

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6 Sep 2006 // 6:00 AM

Peter Wright: Red Lion

With limited appeal, this drone journey requires a certain frame of mind to truly enjoy.

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Flourescent Grey: Lying on the floor mingling with god in a Tijuana motel room next door to a veteri

Fluorescent Grey challenges the distinction between sound and music, crafting found sounds into textures that may or may not be songs, but are consistently interesting.

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6 Sep 2006 // 2:00 AM

Dust Poets: Lovesick Town

Canadian indie folk-pop band returns with a set of weird, sentimental tales that hit just so.

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Iron Maiden: A Matter of Life and Death

The British metal legends defy the odds yet again on their strongest album in 18 years.

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6 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

Danity Kane: Danity Kane

Unsurprisingly, the debut from graduates of Sean 'Diddy' Combs's Making the Band reality show matches spotless production with over-processed, faceless singing. This would make the ideal soundtrack for artificial insemination.

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Headlights: Kill Them With Kindness

The full-length by this Midwest trio comes on the heels of their phenomenal debut EP. Will lightning strike twice?

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Psalm One: The Death of Frequent Flyer

Psalm One has the fire, the flow, and the charisma to succeed -- once she finds the production, she'll fly.

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6 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

2UP: Teenage Mondo Crash

2UP makes the most out of tiny timeframes and maximum chaos.

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6 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

JPP: Artology

Artology is not radically different from JPP's earlier releases, but the group is, as always, reliably excellent.

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Cairo Gang, The: The Cairo Gang

Don't look now, but there's a gang from Cairo on the loose. Well, they're really from Chicago, and they bring with them a sound that falls somewhere between Wilco and the Velvet Underground if they wore beads.

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cephas and wiggins: Shoulder to Shoulder

Melodic Virginian blues in the old style, broadened in repertoire, but everything personal, nothing routine.

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Nethers: In Fields We Will Lie

DC's Carlsonics find true calling in freak folk reveries and dark rural pop

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5 Sep 2006 // 6:00 AM

Malachi Constant: Pride

Direct from Minnesota come Malachi Constant, a group that has continued to evolve over the course of its three albums and eight years as a

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Orbit Service: Songs of Eta Carinae

Songs of Eta Carinae tempers a large helping of dark psychedelia with enough catharsis to keep it from becoming tedious.

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Label comp for the Portland, Oregon indie imprint Paisley Pop collects 24 songs from 24 artists I've never heard of.

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Various Artists: DJ Deep presents City 2 City Vol. II

The task of mixing a quintessential journey through American house genres falls to... a Frenchman?

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