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Colleen et Les Boites a Musique: Colleen et Les Boites a Musique

A concept EP based solely around music boxes. Sounds gimmicky? Well, maybe it is a little…

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Darko Rundek and Cargo Orkestar: Mhm A-Ha Oh Yeah Da-Da

It can be blaring, cynical, adult -- sometimes harsh, but also rueful-sweet with a controlled undercurrent of idealistic humanity.

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6 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

AG: Get Dirty Radio

Still enough of a giant.

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6 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Lithops: Mound Magnet

It's worth the effort to explore what this album has to offer.

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6 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Dead Can Dance: Wake

A superlative sampler of Dead Can Dance, a unique act whose music is as great now as the day it was released.

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5 Dec 2006 // 9:03 PM

Ronee Blakley: Welcome

She may have played a bigger country star in Nashville than she ever became in the actual music industry, but Ronee Blakley’s largely forgotten

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ActionReaction: 3 Is the Magic Number

Emocore has lost another soul to the allure of indie rock.  Jason Gleason, ex-frontman for Further Seems Forever, has joined forces with old friends,

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Pattern Is Movement: Canonic

Tiny Telephone engineer Scott Solter re-interprets the fractious avant pop of Pattern Is Movement

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The Blow: Paper Television

The Blow dumb down, reach out, and rise up with their strongest effort yet.

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5 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Rez Abbasi: Bazaar

As in any bazaar there's a wide selection of things being offered.

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Tom Waits: Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers and Bastards

If you hear the phrases, 'The female praying mantis devours the male while they are mating. The male sometimes continues copulating even after the female has bitten off his head, and part of his upper torso,' you are listening to a Bastard.

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Omar: Sing (If You Want It)

Look out, World. The Godfather of British Soul is back and he's funkier than ever.

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Dan the Automator: Dan the Automator presents 2K7

Mediocre soundtrack to the popular video game will have you question Dan the Automator's continued relevance to hip-hop.

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That Handsome Devil: That Handsome Devil

A jazzy, spacey kind of specimen that plods along with some crazy but great arrangement behind it.

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Various Artists: Chrome Children

A consistently good sampling of some of the best music to be found across the spectrums of hip-hop and leftfield electronic music.

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Tab Benoit: Best of the Bayou Blues

Benoit offers something different: it's blues, but with a healthy dollop of Louisiana spice.

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Susanna and the Magic Orchestra: Melody Mountain

Norwegian songstress and Jaga Jazzist vet spin songwriting straw (and a few classics) into strange and luminous gold

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:02 PM

M Coast: Say It in Slang

M Coast continues where Marshmallow Coast left off, which is just fine.

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4 Dec 2006 // 9:01 PM

The Beautiful Girls: Water

A follow-up to the US debut of earlier this year, Water collects 11 tracks from the Beautiful Girls’ three Australian releases pre-We’re Already Gone. The

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Boz Scaggs: Hits!

Some of these hits have retained their platinum sheen, while others are trapped in a '70s rust-colored amber.

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