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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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	Jimmie Dale Gilmore: Come on Back

A look back at songs his late father loved makes Jimmie Dale Gilmore's latest a simple but special retrospective.

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6 Nov 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Goldie: MDZ.05

Metalheadz' latest compilation is emblematic of what's wrong with d&b today -- flawless production, little creativity, and virtually no soul.

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	Dengue Fever: Escape From Dragon House

The Los Angeles sextet get thoughtful with their sashays the second time around. Just don't call it Cambo-Pop.

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6 Nov 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Cartel: Chroma

If you're not under 25 and mad at your parents, this debut from the Atlanta pop-punkers has limited ear-candy appeal.

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	John Coltrane: The Bethlehem Years

His work in Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk's bands from the same era feature much more exploratory, innovative, and passionate playing.

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	Bloodhound Gang: Hefty Fine

Hefty Fine is repulsive in every possible way. Maybe if we ignore it, it'll go away.

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