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All reviews by Kristin

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Try Me Bicycle – Voicings

Posted March 11, 2009, 2:45 a.m.

Try Me Bicycle – Voicings

Try Me Bicycle’s Voicings is a dreamy and delicate offering, even when it tends towards the brooding and melancholy. Such a balance is difficult to ... read more

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Fiancé – Please, Ambitious, Please

Posted March 4, 2009, 9:33 p.m.

Fiancé – Please, Ambitious, Please

Denver-based quartet Fiancé has put forth a pretty catchy follow-up to 2007’s, The Girl From the Ivory Coast. With 2008’s Please, Ambitious, Please, Patrick Maguire ... read more

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The Dalloways – Dirty Money and Filthy Love

Posted March 2, 2009, 12:24 a.m.

The Dalloways – Dirty Money and Filthy Love

Sold; I’ll take two, please. From start to finish, this five-track EP from California’s The Dalloways is a gem. Dirty Money and Filthy Love, with ... read more

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Okkervil River – The Stand Ins

Posted Oct. 9, 2008, 12:37 a.m.

Okkervil River – The Stand Ins

I have this vaguely unpleasant sensation lately when listening to The Stand Ins that Okkervil River’s Will Sheff (guitar and vocals) is peering in the ... read more

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Elvis Costello – Momofuku

Posted Sept. 25, 2008, 11:03 p.m.

Elvis Costello – Momofuku

It can be kind of intimidating to just jump into the oeuvre of an artist like Elvis Costello. It’s like playing Pin the Tail on ... read more

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Theo and the Skyscrapers – So Many Ways to Die

Posted Aug. 27, 2008, 12:29 a.m.

Theo and the Skyscrapers – So Many Ways to Die

It really is a double-edged sword to be visually compelling and a bit theatrical as a musician. If you’re not Bowie and it isn’t 1972, ... read more

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John Vanderslice – Pixel Revolt

Posted Jan. 25, 2006, 12:08 a.m.

John Vanderslice – Pixel Revolt

I get the distinct impression that John Vanderslice might be a bit of a flake. But after spending some time with Pixel Revolt, I'm also ... read more

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Mommy and Daddy – Duel at Dawn

Posted Jan. 11, 2006, 3:12 a.m.

Mommy and Daddy – Duel at Dawn

I probably should have known something was up when two thirds of the reviews I read of Mommy and Daddy's Duel at Dawn talked more ... read more

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Depeche Mode – Playing the Angel

Posted Dec. 23, 2005, 4:53 a.m.

Depeche Mode – Playing the Angel

I broke a fingernail tearing the shrink wrap off Playing the Angel - that's how excited I was to get into it. After the confusion ... read more

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Sentenced – The Funeral Album

Posted Dec. 17, 2005, 10:26 a.m.

Sentenced – The Funeral Album

Legend, and probably some interview posted somewhere on the internet, has it that halfway through recording The Funeral Album the members of Sentenced decided it ... read more

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Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash – Mile Markers

Posted Nov. 30, 2005, 7:10 a.m.

Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash – Mile Markers

Be not afraid. Mile Markers by Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash is not the soundtrack to Aunt Edna's covert line-dancing ops at the Iron Horse ... read more

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Scarling – So Long, Scarecrow

Posted Nov. 25, 2005, 5:45 a.m.

Scarling – So Long, Scarecrow

It's going to sound silly, but in recent months, Scarling has taken on Moby Dick-like proportions in my life. They were that band that everyone ... read more

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Dragonland – Starfall

Posted Sept. 13, 2005, 4 p.m.

Dragonland – Starfall

I'll be honest. I expected certain things when I attended Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force show at the Hammersmith Apollo this past spring. I was prepared ... read more

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The Duke Spirit – Cuts Across the Land

Posted Aug. 22, 2005, 6:10 p.m.

The Duke Spirit – Cuts Across the Land

There are two kinds of reviews for The Duke Spirit's Cuts Across the Land - enthusiastic endorsements that focus on Liela Moss and her throaty, ... read more

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