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	The High Speed Scene: self-titled

Three guys who N.E.R.D. thoroughly enjoy show their wares in a quick and snappy series of power pop and sweet rock tunes.

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	Follow the Train: The Great Disturbance

The sound cultivated here isn't the most original but the lack of irony or posturing adds an honesty that much more critically claimed bands lack.

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3 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

Eels: Blinking Lights and Other Revelations

The Kurt Vonnegut of Rock delivers his masterwork, Blinking Lights and Other Revelations, a sprawling 33 song autobiographical epic spanning two discs that took seven years to complete.

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3 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Dinosaur Jr.: Dinosaur

The oft-overlooked debut from Dinosaur Jr. shows a band that has its flaws, but is clearly on the verge of something big.

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	Caribou: The Milk of Human Kindness

Caribou, Manitoba...whatever he wants to call himself, Dan Snaith has done it again.

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	The Boxer Rebellion: Exits

The Boxer Rebellion defies the 'rock 'n' roll paradigm' to great effect on this ambitious, if spotty, debut.

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2 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Vinyl Kings: Time Machine

The last time around, the Vinyl Kings took on the Beatles. This time they give you new original songs in the style of Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys, and Marvin Gaye.

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2 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Ticonderoga: self-titled

Post-rockers Ticonderoga... no wait, anti-folk experimentalists Ticonderoga... scratch that, Pavement inspired psych-country troubadours Ticonderoga... Oh forget it, Ticonderoga is just Ticonderoga.

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	The Raveonettes: Pretty in Black

On their second album, The Raveonettes' obsession with 50s pop culture has only increased.

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2 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Okay: High Road / Low Road

From out of a closed room comes two albums of blissful pop songs hiding a struggling heart.

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	Paul Motian Trio: I Have the Room Above Her

Dreamland is the title of the last track here and the location of most performances, Motian tossing and turning on drums, while Frisell is often amazingly lyrical, Lovano likewise. A lot of purposeful free playing and some not remote from the ballad work.

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	Louis XIV: The Best Little Secrets Are Kept

With Louis XIV glam rock is back in big way. This time it's tame and unbelievable, but occasionally sexy, even if it is in a creepy way.

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	Bluebottle Kiss: Come Across

Australian quartet's fifth album (second to be released in the U.S.) is as temperamental and erratic as the weather.

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	David Weiss: The Mirror

A solid young hard bop trumpeter-composer with a sense of structure, an affinity for Booker Little, and a solid band matured (and still maturing together). These young guys play this music because it's good!"

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	The Rosebuds: The Rosebuds Unwind

As the title suggests, you might find this one relaxing. If you don't look too closely.

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	Elizabeth McQueen and the Firebrands: Happy Doing What We’re Doing

Slight but enjoyable treat for pub rock diehards.

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	Goldie Lookin’ Chain: Straight Outta Newport

The Goldie Lookin' Chain sound as if they haven't had anything to do but sit around, get drunk and act stupid for quite a while.

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1 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Euphone: V [EP]

This speedy EP finds Euphone transformed from a three-piece experimental post-rock combo to a one-man-band in love with catchy pop and zebras.

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1 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Copeland: In Motion

Emo doesn't always have the best connation, but luckily, on Copeland's sophomore effort the term simply illustrates evidence of emotional depth.

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1 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Caesars: Paper Tigers

If you've heard the iPod commercial featuring "Jerk It Out", then you've already heard the best Caesars has to offer.

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