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Katharine McPhee: Katharine McPhee

The first true RoboIdol -- voice, body, face, compliant desire to be a star -- releases her debut.

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Joe Ely: Happy Songs from Rattlesnake Gulch

Finely crafted, confident, and energized, Rattlesnake Gulch is another great album in singer-songwriter Joe Ely's canon.

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Lewis Taylor: The Lost Album

Lewis Taylor's admirable perseverance begets a modern day masterpiece.

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The Machines: After My Misspent Youth

The Machines are a tight rock group from Kitchener, Ontario -- one that has no problem dishing out catchy rock gems.

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28 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

Charles Earland: Black Talk!

Organist Charles Earland develops his cover song philosophy and produces three very different interpretations.

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Primus: They Cant All Be Zingers

There is no middle ground with Primus; you either loved them or hated them. Many loved them when "alternative" was a radio format. This is a good Primus primer.

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Josh Rouse and Paz Suay: Shes Spanish, Im American

She’s Spanish, I’m American stands as a breezy pop flirtation between Rouse and Suay.  Rouse has perfected the art of smooth, dreamy

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Anton Barbeau: In the Village of the Apple Sun

Anton Barbeau’s tenth album is plastered with sounds, styles and arrangements that makes you want to dust off the Beatles albums post Sgt. Pepper.

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The Hermit Crabs: Feel Good Factor EP

The Hermit Crabs is a Glasgow band that plays whispery, loving twee-pop.

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27 Feb 2007 // 9:01 PM

Pink Nasty: Mold the Gold

Sara Beck is asking a lot of any listener. First they have to get through the unpleasantness of her performing name, Pink Nasty, and then they have to contend with some willfully divergent shifts in style.

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Andy Palacio & the Garifuna Collective: Wátina

After years spent turning himself into Belize's most successful punta rock star), Palacio has simplified his music down to an almost completely acoustic style

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Paula Frazer & Tarnation: Now Its Time

What better time than now than to remind the world that Frazer hasn't hung it up, and that Now It’s Time, while not exactly the same sound as the original Tarnation, is still helmed by the same talent.

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27 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

The Nein: Luxury

Chapel Hill's The Nein up the noise and depart the dance floor.

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Various Artists: Om Hip Hop, Volume 1

San Francisco label christens its new imprint by releasing a funky, eclectic compilation of forward-thinking hip-hop.

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AIDS Wolf vs. Athletic Automaton: Clash of the Life Force Warriors

With a name like AIDS Wolf, it better be whack.

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27 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

The Detachment Kit: +

This self-released EP includes the best fist-pumping guitar anthems you've never heard.

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27 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

Arsis: United in Regret

Brutality meets grace on Arsis's hotly anticipated new album.

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Lloyd Price: Specialty Profiles

Lloyd Price’s earliest recorded material was for the Specialty label. Back in 1952 while Price was still a teenager, he had a big hit record

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        Various Artists: Return of the Grievous Angel: A Tribute to Gram Parsons

Aside from the fact that someone has yet macheted Carson Daly’s head like an overripe guava on national TV for the good of mankind,

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	Various Artists: Red Hot: The Best of Sun Record Company Blues

Red Hot: The Best of Sun Record Company Blues serves as an important reminder there are some budget-priced compilations in American and British bins that

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