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Cat Power: Dark End of the Street

Cat Power: Dark End of the Street

Cameron Mason January 4, 2009 0

Cat Power Dark End of the Street Rating: 3.5 Label: Matador On the heels of her hit album Jukebox, Cat Power (a.k.a. Chan Marshall) teases us with six more Americana covers, from the likes

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Rivers Cuomo: Alone II: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo

Cameron Mason December 12, 2008 0

Rivers Cuomo Alone II: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo Rating: 3.5 Label: Geffen The king of geek rock releases another selection of master-and-disasterpieces that fits perfectly in any alterna-pop fan’s treasure trove. First

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Q-Tip: The Renaissance

Cameron Mason December 9, 2008 0

Q-Tip The Renaissance Rating: 4.0 Label: Universal Motown In a year that seems overrun with pop-rap releases, Q-Tip’s second solo effort comes as a breath of fresh air, especially against the omnipresent pollution of

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Kanye West: 808s & Heartbreak

Kanye West: 808s & Heartbreak

Cameron Mason December 8, 2008 0

Kanye West 808s & Heartbreak Rating: 3.0 Label: Roc-A-Fella It looks like Jay-Z (Big Cheese at Roc-A-Fella Records), along with the American public, will let Kanye West do whatever the fuck he wants. Fresh

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Various Artists: Perfect As Cats: A Tribute to the Cure

Cameron Mason November 19, 2008 0

Various Artists Perfect As Cats: A Tribute to The Cure Rating: 2.0 Label: Minimal Vinyl Records When I popped disc one of Perfect As Cats in my laptop the other night, I was taken

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Snow Patrol: A Hundred Million Suns

Cameron Mason November 12, 2008 0

Snow Patrol A Hundred Million Suns Rating: 4.0 Label: Geffen Records “Aren’t they the guys with that one song? Yeah, I like that song. But, no, I don’t really know ‘em.” That’s the answer

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The Dears: Missiles

Cameron Mason November 11, 2008 0

The Dears Missiles Rating: 3.0 Label: Dangerbird The Dears are back… sort of. A new label, a band “re-casting” and a new stripped-down sound and you’ve got the 2008 model of Montreal’s favorite sad-sack

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Concert Review: The Dears/Eulogies

Cameron Mason November 9, 2008 0

It seems my roommate and I have a problem with arriving places on time. The Dears concert at Maxwell’s, Hoboken’s friendly dive, was no exception to this rule. We showed up a little before

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Annuals: Such Fun

Cameron Mason November 3, 2008 0

Annuals Such Fun Rating: 3.0 Label: Canvasback/Terpsikhore Such Fun is the latest outing from indie-rockers The Annuals and it may draw a lot of comparisons to artists such as Broken Social Scene, The Format,

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