Prurient: Frozen Niagara Falls
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Prurient: Frozen Niagara Falls

Even at its most brutally alienating, there is a welcoming, almost hypnotic quality to Frozen…

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Cheerleader: The Sunshine of Your Youth
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Cheerleader: The Sunshine of Your Youth

The members of Cheerleader exhibit a keen awareness of their seasonal shelf-life, right down to…

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Torres: Sprinter
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Torres: Sprinter

Torres the rock star has arrived, but somewhere within her will always be the woman…

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Nai Harvest: Hairball
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Nai Harvest: Hairball

Nai Harvest’s Hairball offers an exemplary take on a genre that, 10 years ago, had…

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Pfarmers: Gunnera
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Pfarmers: Gunnera

The new Pfarmers album features the kind of wacko storyline that could only be hatched…

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Various Artists: Hanoi Masters: War is a Wound, Peace is a Scar
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Various Artists: Hanoi Masters: War is a Wound, Peace is a Scar

Hop Along: Painted Shut
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Hop Along: Painted Shut

If there is any justice in this world, “Waitress” will go down as one of…

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Mac McCaughan: Non-Believers
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Mac McCaughan: Non-Believers

For Mac McCaughan, it’s interesting that the record that sounds the least like anything he’s…

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Prefuse 73: Forsyth Gardens EP
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Prefuse 73: Forsyth Gardens EP

Lee Harvey Osmond: Beautiful Scars
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Lee Harvey Osmond: Beautiful Scars

Lee Harvey Osmond, the guise of Canadian singer-songwriter Tom Wilson, inhabits the night’s darker corners.

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