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The Robert Cray Band: Live From Across The Pond

Cray shows why he is just so damn good and yet so damn underappreciated.

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Sebastien Schuller: Happiness

Electro-acoustic ballads from a French-American singer-songwriter are perfect for a rainy day.

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Shiny Toy Guns: We Are Pilots

Shiny Toy Guns revel in being retro-pop, so it should come as no surprise that the inviting and punchy “You Are the One” is a

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Black Devil Disco Club: 28 After

Disco isn’t dead; it’s just been hanging out in the underworld for a while. In 2004, the album Disco Club by Black Devil, which

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Hammock: Raising Your Voice…Trying to Stop an Echo

This band got some ink and some ears tuned into them thanks to having some of their work used during the Torino Olympic Games coverage by NBC.

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3 Dec 2006 // 9:03 PM

Adrian Klumpes: Be Still

Complex, restive minimalism from an Australian avant-jazz musicians

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Snoop Dogg: Tha Blue Carpet Treatment

Snoop Dogg invites a bunch of friends to the studio, records a small army of songs, accomplishes not much of anything.

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3 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Danava: Danava

Portland's Danava takes the "hip" out of hipster metal on its decidedly unfashionable debut.

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Various Artists: ESL Remixed: The 100th Release of ESL Music

A reinvigorating take on the polished sounds of ESL, putting careful craft to better use.

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Math and Physics Club: Math and Physics Club

For those searching for an album of genuine notions and enchanting melodies, this one just might be the perfect fit.

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Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood: Out Louder

The jammy sequel of Scofield's brilliant A Go Go appears at last.

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Lake featuring Cormega: My Brothers Keeper

Let's say two rappers team up to represent on one album. Is there a danger that one of them might overshadow the other? Absolutely.

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Various Artists: Version Dread

In these 18 tracks you will hear some of the most seminal basslines in music history.

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Kill the Vultures: The Careless Flame

When Kill the Vultures frontman Alexei Casselle, a.k.a. MC Crescent Moon, sings that moonshine “goes down rough, but it’s good for your

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Mustafa Ozkent: Gençlik Ile Elele

Ozkent was a nationalist, but he blends his Turkish folk influences so perfectly into the modernity of the psyche-jazz-funk that you might not even notice them.

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30 Nov 2006 // 9:02 PM

Two If By Sea: Safety

Baltimore’s Two If by Sea have more in common with bands across the big ocean than they do anyone in their own city. Rich,

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30 Nov 2006 // 9:01 PM

Dmonstrations: Dmonstrations EP

Raw post-punk from Japanese/American group is, almost, compelling.

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30 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

Coloured Balls: Ball Power

Like an Australian MC5, this unjustly obscure early 1970s band took the vehicle of early Little Richard-style rock 'n' roll and remodeled it into a dragster.

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Sarah McLachlan: Wintersong

McLachlan’s holiday album captures that frosty winter mood like hot apple cider and barren-leaved, snow-ladden trees.

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Robert Randolph and the Family Band: Colorblind

Conventional wisdom says the modern world just isn't as friendly to bands who don't have names constructed from artful nonsense.

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