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	Apollo Sunshine: Apollo Sunshine

Inventive musical chameleons continue to mutate, flipping from psych-pop to Southern rock band with their usual reckless abandon, and refusing to sit still long enough to be labeled.

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	Art Brut: Bang Bang Rock and Roll

As long as there are young Brits with amplified guitars slung around their shoulders, there will always be the odd few who come off as cheeky arseholes. And, bless 'em, Art Brut are the latest.

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9 Nov 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Aphrodite: Overdrive

There's not a lot of variety to be found on Overdrive, but that's hardly a problem if all you're looking for is a shot of pure adrenaline.

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	Various Artists: Jamie Oldaker’s Mad Dogs & Okies

A celebration of Oklahoma's country blues musical heritage.

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8 Nov 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Early Man: Closing In

A harmless album of retro metal has been inexplicably released by an indie rock giant, which is bound to confuse both metal fans and indie kids alike.

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8 Nov 2005 // 11:00 PM

	The Dials: Flex Time

You're supposed to like the Dials. They're girls doing punk. They're sassy. Some big-time critics have gotten behind their momentum. So, do they deserve the hype?"

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	The Crimea: Tragedy Rocks

Talented UK band The Crimea release an amazing UK album. Americans will have to wait until 2006 to buy a bloated, merely great version.

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	The Campbell Brothers: Can You Feel It?

I dare you to listen to Can You Feel It? without moving your body. If you do so, you're either deaf or dead.

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	Bobby Bare: The Moon Was Blue

First album in 22 years by country maverick is co-produced by Bare's son. But don't call it a comeback.

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	Bliss: Quiet Letters (U.S.Edition)

Anyone still have that second Enigma album in heavy rotation? Didn't think so.

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	Bantu featuring Ayuba: Fuji Satisfaction

Facts up front: This is a collaborative record between Adé Bantu, a Nigerian/German dancehall/rapper who belongs to the Brothers Keepers collective, and Adewale

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	Various Artists: Childish Music

What's good for adults isn't always good for kids. Ekkehard Ehlers gets his inner silly on, but what for?"

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	Meat Beat Manifesto: Off-Centre

Jack Dangers freaked out his fanbase with a jaunt into jazz on his last full-length release, At the Center. Off-Centre is where he tells that same fanbase to chill out, already.

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	Modern Giant: Satellite Nights

Aussie popsters use some spoken word pieces to form a well-rounded record recalling The Smiths and any Down Under band worth their salt.

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	Michael Holland: Tomorrows American Treasures

Holland maintains his extraordinary focus, showing his astute respect for traditional American music while varnishing it with enough trippy nuance to keep it vital.

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	Isaac Hayes: Ultimate Isaac Hayes: Can You Dig It?

As a compendium for those who can't be bothered to actually buy the real albums, I suppose you could do worse.

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	Hella: Concentration Face/Homeboy

Noise rock duo Hella refuse to relent on new DVD/EP combo.

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	Tim Fite: Gone Ain’t Gone

Good 'ole white homeboy from Brooklyn mixes bargain bin samples and a southern accent. Oh, and he perpetuates a myth that he was born without blood. Are the two related? Do we care?"

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	Defunkt: Defunkt + / Thermonuclear Sweat +

In the beginning, Defunkt was a mad scientist of a band, attempting to splice together jazz and funk in ways no other band had ever attempted. Think of this two disc set as its little mutant baby.

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	Various Artists: Gilles Peterson Digs America: Brownswood U.S.A.

British DJ works hard so you won't have to. But you might want to anyway.

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