Valerie June: The Order of Time

Valerie June: The Order of Time

By Richard Driver

Valerie June returns with a stirring journey through time and its impact on love and life. 1 Mar 2017 // 1:30 AM

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8 Sep 2010 // 1:40 AM

The New Pornographers: 21 July 2010 - Tucson, AZ

There’s something endlessly fascinating about watching a collection of individuals melt into one entity, especially when the resulting effort produces something so simple and honest.

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Boston Spaceships: Our Cubehouse Still Rocks

Our Cubehouse Still Rocks is a record of propulsion, something that can be defined not only in the fast-paced, fist-in-the-air anthems that Uncle Bob has penned for this album, but in the lyrical concerns as well.

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7 Sep 2010 // 9:00 PM

Hurts: Happiness

Hurts have come so far commercially in the last 10 months, and yet lost none of the substance and power that they produce so beautifully in their music.

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Various Artists: Afro-Beat Airways

Danceable funk from 1970s Ghana and Togo.

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7 Sep 2010 // 9:00 PM

Dead Confederate: Sugar

Dead Confederate strips down sound, but trim some of the good parts as well.

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‘Chuck Close’: Up Close and Personal

Close pieces of biography and art merge until the finished work, viewed at more of a distance, creates a recognizable portrait of Chuck Close.

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The Most Enduring Propoganda of All: ‘Books as Weapons’

"Shouldn’t books be part of the nation’s tool kit and become, once again, weapons in the war of ideas?"

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7 Sep 2010 // 9:00 PM

Magnifico: Magnification

A court jester, a tease, who mocks the idea of hyper-masculinity and similar extremes.

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Snark Busters: Welcome to the Club

Have you ever tried to find a stick in a hidden-object puzzle? It's basically a straight line. This is kind of insane.

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Various Artists: I’m Going Where the Water Drinks Like Wine: 18 Unsung Bluesmen Rarities 1923-1929

This album contains enough rough gems to satisfy even the most rabid blues fan, making it nearly essential for anyone invested in the music's tangled roots and its undiscovered histories.

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