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Her Space Holiday: Her Space Holiday

Her Space Holiday: Her Space Holiday

Sky Madden August 30, 2011 0

Her Space Holiday Her Space Holiday Rating: 1.5/5.0 Label: No More Good Ideas Listening to the ninth proper release from Her Space Holiday is like running into someone from your college dorm room 10

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The Ettes: Wicked Will

The Ettes: Wicked Will

Stacey Pavlick August 30, 2011 0

The Ettes Wicked Will Rating: 3.7/5.0 Label: Varèse Fontana It’s Saturday night and maybe it’s raining and you don’t feel like ducking and dodging the drops in what will inevitably become damp clothes or

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Beirut: The Rip Tide

Beirut: The Rip Tide

Jory Spadea August 29, 2011 0

Beirut The Rip Tide Rating: 3.3/5.0 Label: Pompeii Records Zach Condon, New Mexico’s most itinerant frontman, seems to finally have settled down, not just in body (he’s now a homeowner in New York City)

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Louise Burns: Mellow Drama

Louise Burns: Mellow Drama

Dan Seeger August 29, 2011 0

Louise Burns Mellow Drama Rating: 3.3/5.0 Label: Light Organ Records The Polaris Music Prize is an award that has a sort of creepy, mysterious feel to me, as if some spectral illuminati swoop in

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Revisit: Steve Earle: Train a Comin’

Revisit: Steve Earle: Train a Comin’

Eric Dennis August 29, 2011 0

Revisit: Steve Earle Train a Comin’ 1995 Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look. In the few years preceding the release of Train a Comin’, Steve

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Male Bonding: Endless Now

Male Bonding: Endless Now

Eric Dennis August 28, 2011 0

Male Bonding Endless Now Rating: 2.5/5.0 Label: Sub Pop When Male Bonding’s debut album, Nothing Hurts, was released in 2010, it drew favorable comparisons to Dinosaur Jr. and Hüsker Dü, among others. Certainly all

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Sun Wizard: Positively 4th Avenue

Sun Wizard: Positively 4th Avenue

Jordan Ardanaz August 28, 2011 0

Sun Wizard Positively 4th Avenue Rating: 4.1/5.0 Label: Light Organ Records 4th Avenue is not a hip neighborhood in Vancouver. It’s the antithesis of hip actually; overgrown with yuppies, expensive baby shops and yoga

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Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks: Mirror Traffic

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks: Mirror Traffic

Joe Clinkenbeard August 25, 2011 0

Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks Mirror Traffic Rating: 4.0/5.0 Label: Matador Mirror Traffic marks a milestone for Stephen Malkmus’s post-Pavement solo conduit, his outfit with the Jicks. A decade in age and five albums

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Drive-By Truckers: Ugly Buildings, Whores & Politicians: Greatest Hits 1998-2009

Drive-By Truckers: Ugly Buildings, Whores & Politicians: Greatest Hits 1998-2009

Nick Hanover August 25, 2011 0

Drive-By Truckers Ugly Buildings, Whores & Politicians: Greatest Hits 1998-2009 Rating: 4.0/5.0 Label: New West Through 10 years of chronicling the lives of a sprawling cast of fuck-ups and castaways, Drive-By Truckers have managed

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Active Child: You Are All I See

Active Child: You Are All I See

Jordan Ardanaz August 24, 2011 0

Active Child You Are All I See Rating: 3.8/5.0 Label: Vagrant You Are All I See is the debut full-length from Active Child, a project of Los Angeles-based harpist/songwriter Pat Grossi. While obvious Joanna

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