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	Aerosmith: Rockin’ the Joint

Suspicion abounds as to why Aerosmith would release a live album off a tour from three years ago. Yeah, I'm stumped too.

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	Young Jeezy: Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101

Guess Who's Bizzack! Young Jeezy blazed the mix tape scene. His Def Jam debut proves Jay-Z knows how to treat his 'new bitch, corporate America'.

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	Otis Taylor: Below the Fold

Taylor dazzles with a new album that makes feeling blue something very special.

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	The Remote Viewer: Let Your Heart Draw a Line

You know that attic full of your childhood toys and dreams? This is the music of the spheres hidden in its dozing dust motes. Shine a light, and listen.

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	Rogue Wave: Descended Like Vultures

You won't have to memorize this one if you just keep it handy.

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	Arturo O’Farrill: Live in Brooklyn

With an avuncular Cuban bassist, the Lincoln Center Latin band's leader gets back on piano to the mainland jazz of his youth, and with a bright young drummer in control, he's spontaneous.

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	The Happy Bullets: The Vice and Virtue Ministry

The Happy Bullets' new album shares its name with the Afghani governing body that was in charge of keeping cassette tapes and short skirts out of its country during the Taliban's rule. The adage, 'You can't judge a book by its title related to extremist Islamic groups,' rings true.

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	Annie Hayden: The Enemy of Love

Second solo album in four years from former Spent guitarist is an often anonymous affair, never quite finding a groove that becomes its modest inspirations.

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31 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	FM3: Buddha Machine

The Buddha Machine is a counterargument to the age of downloading housed in a little plastic box.

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30 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Soulive: Break Out

Whereas in the past Soulive have been very careful to keep their jazz M.O. very visible, here the structure seems more similar to traditional blues.

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	Some Girls: The DNA Will Have Its Say

Supergroup spazz core group with members of the Locust, Give Up The Ghost, Unbroken and the Plot To Blow Up The Eiffel Tower. Karen O guest stars.

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30 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Eddie Spaghetti: Old No. 2

On his second solo offering, the Supersuckers frontman dishes up another batch of great tunes, but he could've stood to use a splash of The Sauce.

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	Tommy Lee: Tommyland: The Ride

Critics will assuredly scoff at Lee's latest solo effort as a self-indulgent exercise in musical mediocrity. Yeah? Scrüe them...

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The Clientele: Strange Geometry

The new Clientele disc is awfully good, besting everything in Belle & Sebastian’s catalog on an album-by-album basis save for The Boy With the Arab Strap and Dear Catastrophe Waitress.

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30 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Brakes: Give Blood

Punk goes country when this British dream team tackles their first LP with WANTON ABANDON.

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Angels of Light & Akron/Family: Akron/Family & Angels of Light

I'm going to keep telling you how good this band is until you listen to me.

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	Atmosphere: You Can’t Imagine How Much Fun We’re Having

Atmosphere follows up the behemoth Seven's Travels with something a little smaller, a little more spontaneous, a little bit better.

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	Various Artists: Never Lose That Feeling, Volume One

New shoegazers cover old shoegazers, but mostly without the shoegaze. What's the point?"

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	Stevie Wonder: A Time to Love

If you care about being cool, walk away now. We won't miss you.

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	Bebo Valdés: Bebo de Cuba

Methuselah lived 900 years, but who calls that living compared to octogenarian Cuban-born jazzbo Bebo Valdés who's still kickin' it after all these years.

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