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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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7 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

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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7 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

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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6 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

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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3 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Stereolab: Fab Four Suture

Like all their best recordings, this sounds both like a ‘typical Stereolab album’ and like nothing they've done before.

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3 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Collabs 3000: Metalism

Techno has found hipsters, and it's lost its hips; Speedy J and Chris Liebing push back.

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3 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Erik Friedlander: Prowl

Erik Friedlander's melodies, when he deploys them, go straight to the cerebellum, where they lodge pretty much forever.

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3 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Hem: No Word From Tom

The band went bankrupt from their previous album. Here, they beautifully recover themselves from Eveningland, and Rabbit Songs as well.

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3 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Jaheim: Ghetto Classics

While Ja is unquestionably a gifted vocalist, he won't be in the league of the Luthers and the Teddys until his lyrics overcome cliché in the name of 'ghetto realness'.

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3 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Get Set Go: Ordinary World

Get Set Go deal with vices and death and make them both fun to listen to. You've got 80 free minutes to listen to songs about suicide, right?

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