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Daniel Lanois and Venetian Snares Is a Beautifully Deadly Combination

Just by doing what they normally do on their own, Daniel Lanois and Venetian Snares combine forces to make something wholly new.

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Daniel Lanois: Flesh and Machine

Daniel Lanois has upped the ante with Flesh and the Machine by pledging to search "for something that’s never been heard before".

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Trixie Whitley: Fourth Corner

Trixie Whitley's début has four corners but alas no edge.

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The Greenbelt Harvest Picnic (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and... etc.)

Greenbelt Harvest Picnic is the festival for people who don’t like festivals.

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U2: Achtung Baby (20th Anniversary Edition)

Say goodbye to the pious conscience of rock, enter the Fly: U2's daring sonic reinvention resulted in the artistic pinnacle of its career. Twenty years later, are remastered commemorative editions enough to tempt you into obtaining a record you should already own?

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This Is the Other Thing: A Conversation with Doug Paisley

Doug Paisley certainly wasn't expecting Garth Hudson to play on his album, but it was a favour -- from Daniel Lanois. PopMatters seeks to find out more about this Canadian songwriter who managed to score a record deal that got him a physical release virtually everywhere ... except for Canada.

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Counterbalance No. 38: U2's 'The Joshua Tree'

In the locust wind comes a rattle and hum. Counterbalance wrestled with the album and the album was overcome. U2's The Joshua Tree is next on the Great List—Klinger and Mendelsohn have a listen.

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Black Dub: Black Dub

Black Dub’s nearly flawless self-titled debut takes us on a journey of soul-searching and musical wizardry.

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U2: No Line on the Horizon

Hip-hop drum beats, strange reflections in ATM machines, mournful church organs, and a female boot fetish. Without question, No Line on the Horizon sounds like no other U2 album that came before it; whether that's a good thing or a bad thing remains to be seen ...

Evan Sawdey
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Daniel Lanois: Here Is What Is

Mysterious pedal steel, extraordinary songwriting, and the best goddamn drummer in the world. What it is.

Stuart Henderson
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Daniel Lanois: Belladonna

Daniel Lanois' instrumental voyage willingly pitches us into an ocean made turbulent by conflicting emotions.

Pierre Hamilton

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