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Spin (6/96, p.115) - 6 - Reasonably Good - "...dominated by declarations of independence....may reaffirm your faith in rock as a vehicle for anguish..."Entertainment Weekly (5/3/96, pp.74-76) - "...Mould is often given to feelings of defeatism, anger, and self-pity. But what distinguishes BOB MOULD, his strongest album in years...is that the music constantly wards off those self-destructive feelings..." - Rating: A-Option (7-8/96, p.120) - "...as vengefully inspired as ever..."Musician (6/96, p.94) - "...Never the cheeriest of souls, the punk rock vet bursts out in all directions here, and the result is an unnerving psychodrama..."RIP (6/96, p.11) - 5 (out of 5) - "...With its bracing mix of multi-layered buzzsaw anthems and sparsely arranged one-man-and-his-guitar tracks, this masterful album presents, as never before, Mould's stunning range..."Mojo (Publisher) (6/96, p.117) - "...The sound is typical Mould: either stern, grey sheets of distorted guitar chording embellished with the occasional stab of feedback, or the furiously spartan acoustic guitar strumming, as in 'Thumbtack'..."NME (Magazine) (4/27/96, p.55) - 8 (out of 10) - "...Mould has spent 15 years making miserabilism listenable, draping the spangly cloak of pop about melancholy's sloping shoulders....Mould is most assuredly having his cake while still enjoying a slice..."0.2326089

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Uncut (p.70) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Writer/singer Emily Haines is still secretly one of the most articulate, compelling performers in modern rock....[With] a voice that's by turns scathing, despairing and, finally, defiantly hopeful."Magnet (p.102) - "'Poster Of A Girl' sports a slinky French-pop backbeat and matching breathy pouts..."CMJ (No. 930, p.6) - "...[A]n urgent and flexible dance-rock-pop album that fuses all three elements to conjure up the best of '90s alternative rock, with a splash of Brit intellect."0.1428635

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Spin (11/95, p.126) - 7 - Flawed Yet Worthy - "...their world is full of bubbles, Ferris wheels, and flying saucers....their lyrics are seldom without some gentle-but-pointed metaphor or reproof....the Lips are...a unique voice within the post-grunge nightmare of soundalike alternative rock, creating a rarefied musical atmosphere full of humanity, kindness and humor..."Q (8/02, p.62) - "...A daring, headness of a record, trading in jaunty pop, most notably 'This Here Giraffe'..."Melody Maker (12/23-30/95, pp.66-67) - Ranked #12 on Melody Maker's list of 1995's `Albums Of The Year.'Musician (11/95, pp.86-87) - "...stands as their best Warners album....frontman Wayne Coyne finally locates the distinction between sophomoric self-indulgence and creative playfulness..."Mojo (Publisher) (7/02, p.60) - "...Lots of confidence..."0.1250056

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Rolling Stone (2/20/97, p.70) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...elements of alternative rock, jazz, samba, bolero, hardcore punk, classic rock, soul and disco...the kind of music Esquivel might have made if he had belonged to generation Equis....Violent Femmes-meet-Beck magical-realist melodicism..."Spin (2/97, p.86) - 8 (out of 10) - "...Platinum-selling avatars of el rocanrol Mexicano, Tacuba make no concessions to gringo tastes....Cafe Tacuba are, much like Talking Heads used to be, elegantly quirky exemplars of brains in an ongoing search for the heart of the heart of their country."Entertainment Weekly (1/10/97, p.58) - "...beatnik bandidos Cafe Tacuba rap with dry anger while irreverently subjecting Latin standards to techno synths and industrial clatter..." - Rating: B+Alternative Press (5/97, p.67) - 4 (out of 5) - "...This collection is thouroughly enjoyable, and Tacuba deserve the attention."0.1250056

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Rolling Stone (5/13/99, p.61) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Essential Recordings of the 90's."Rolling Stone (9/21/95, p.82) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...Like so much fun and important rock & roll, it's the product of brilliant misunderstandings."Spin (10/95, p.112) - 7 (out of 10) - "...fluff deluxe. Vig's...genius as an alternative rock producer is the ability to make avant-pop sonic distortions ring out like cash registers....Rarest of all for American guitar music, dance beats proliferate everywhere...with techno and dub equally strong influences..."Entertainment Weekly (8/11/95, p.52) - "...With their menacing sexuality, sonic playfulness, inventive guitar treatments, and cool vocals by Shirley Manson, Garbage comes off like a punkier, less cerebral Golden Palominos."- Rating: AQ (10/95, pp.114-115) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...Garbage flip continually between restraint and letting loose, handling the changing energy levels with considerable skill..."Melody Maker (12/23-30/95, pp.66-67) - Ranked #18 on Melody Maker's list of 1995's `Albums Of The Year.'Melody Maker (9/30/95, p.34) - Recommended - "...way too gritty, too dark and grainy and stuck with metal burrs, it slouches and sulks and is too determinedly cynical to ever be considered beautiful...but...it brushes as close to perfection as a pop/rock record ever can..."Musician (11/95, p.93) - "...Despite its decidedly standard instrumentation, there's nothing conventional about Garbage's sound...the textures are as pliable as silly putty. Yet for all its sonic manipulation, the album never loses sight of the basic values of melody and groove..."Village Voice (2/20/96) - Ranked #19 in Village Voice's 1995 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.NME (Magazine) (12/23-30/95, pp.22-23) - Ranked #19 in NME's `Top 50 Albums Of The Year' for 1995.NME (Magazine) (9/23/95, p.48) - 8 (out of 10) - "...they're the bees knees as far as alternative jangle-rock is concerned....GARBAGE is a reminder of how sweet angst can be in the hands of talented players..."0.1010198

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Entertainment Weekly (9/15/00, p.79) - "...Full of love in all its aching permutations...GIRL shimmers with poetic imagery and soul." - Rating: AQ (1/01, p.92) - Included in Q's "50 Best Albums of 2000".Q (10/00, p.119) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...[A] powerful new record that continues [her previous record, WRECKING BALL's] heavy/ethereal vibe....this is contemporary country of a kind never envisaged by Nashville..."Uncut (10/00, p.90) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...A wonderfully emotional and honest record, filled with thrillingly evocative songs which finds her staking out some new, undefined space between contemporary folk, alt. country and alternative rock..."CMJ (10/2/00, p.24) - "...Spectacular...leading one to wonder why she doesn't write more often - the dozen songs are like a book of short stories..."Down Beat (3/01, p.73) - 4 out of 5 - "...Her anguished soprano is in fine form, and WRECKING BALL's sonic fabric still prevails: acoustic instrumentation with rock and ambient shards and shadings."No Depression (9-10/00, pp.111-2) - "...[It] builds its sound from some solid sources....largely midtempo, familiar pop....There are songs that tell stories that jump out at you, and lyrics with traction..."Mojo (Publisher) (10/00, p.88) - "...An album to shatter your heart and lift your soul....[Her] greatest strength here remains her voice..."0.0892897

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Rolling Stone (3/21/96, p.96) - 3 Stars - Good - "...there are elements of originality to be found in the way Afghan Whigs fuse alternative rock's victim mentality with funk and soul to find a moment of transcendence..."Spin (4/96, pp.111-112) - 8 - Very Good - "...wisely emphasizes the band's exceptional qualities and de-emphasizes the alt-rock overlays....when a couple of songs, like the magnificent `Going To Town' and `Faded,' use dance beats or gospel straight-up, Afghan Whigs never quite offer the mere soul recital..."Q (4/96, p.107) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...its mature aspirations and stylish gait stand tall amongst the sorry, derivative imports that constitute this year's `American Invasion'..."Melody Maker (12/21-28/96, pp.66-67) - Ranked #8 on Melody Maker's list of 1996's `Albums Of The Year.'Melody Maker (3/2/96, p.36) - Bloody Essential - "...reeks of suspicion, doubt, paranoia, double-dealing and retribution....The Whigs' brand of rock has a kind of rich meatiness which not only marks them as quintessentially male...but also gives their slabby, prime-steak sound a suffocating darkness and density..."Musician (5/96, p.93) - "...seeking new and inventive ways to depict a soul on fire...BLACK LOVE...portrays lust, revenge, anger and other juicy stuff with [Dulli's] usual impressive fervor..."RIP (5/96, p.16) - 3 - Meat & Potatoes - "...the band excels, approaching genuine rock intrigue and mystery. Dulli's vocals on `Blame Etc.' really triumph with a frightening quality that is quite unique among today's plethora of pseudo-deep intellectuality."NME (Magazine) (12/21-28/96, pp.66-67) - Ranked #31 in NME's 1996 critic's poll.NME (Magazine) (3/9/96, p.40) - 9 (out of 10) - "...the albums they make are the closest pop ever comes to imitating a novel--and not after a self-conscious, Lou Reed fashion, but with all the light and shade that a well-structured novel casts..."0.07143176

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Rolling Stone (10/31/02, p.140) - Ranked # 43 in Rolling Stone's "Women in Rock: The 50 Essential Albums" - "...[A] strange, affecting work..."Rolling Stone (5/13/99, p.61) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Essential Recordings of the 90's."Rolling Stone (1/25/96, p.41) - Tied for #7 in the 1996 Critics' Poll.Rolling Stone (6/29/95, pp.41-42) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...POST comes up as victorious and gallant as any of her Viking forefathers. Chock-full of curious noises, mesmerizing vocals and musical surprises, POST provides a much-needed escape route from alternative rock's dull offerings of late..."Spin (9/99, pp.120-1) - Ranked #7 in Spin Magazine's "90 Greatest Albums of the '90s."Spin (12/95, p.63) - Ranked #13 on Spin's list of the `20 Best Albums Of '95.'Spin (7/95, p.72) - 8 - Very Good - "...Bjork is a bit more controlled this time around, so when she does let loose with the PSYCHO screams...her extremes pack more impact....Whether her accompaniment is punk guitars, disco beats, jazz horns, or symphonic strings, Bjork always comes across as her own wacky and seductively weird creation."Entertainment Weekly (6/23/95, p.55) - "...the ex-Sugarcube finds a bizarre and irresistible connecting point between industrial-disco, ambient-trance, and catchy synth pop..." - Rating: A+Q (7/95, p.114) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...avoid[s] both the usual follow-up pitfalls of repetition and encroaching commerciality....she's still finding the room to embrace the often convoluted twists and turns of emotion..."Vibe (12/99, p.162) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th CenturyMelody Maker (12/23-30/95, pp.66-67) - Ranked #48 on Melody Maker's list of 1995's `Albums Of The Year.'Melody Maker (6/3/95, p.35) - Recommended - "...sonically, it's DEBUT with the edges filed down...But...the joyful news from the front is that, below the suspect surface, there is lava..."Musician (8/95, p.85) - "...The fluid textures fashioned by our heroine...have a subliminal resonance that might undermine a less assured performer, although its hard to imagine anything upstaging her..."Village Voice (2/20/96) - Ranked #7 in Village Voice's 1995 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.Mojo (Publisher) (p.60) - Ranked #53 in Mojo's "100 Modern Classics" -- "[B]old, cheeky, emotionally complex and musically ambitious."NME (Magazine) (12/23-30/95, pp.22-23) - Ranked #35 in NME's `Top 50 Albums Of The Year' for 1995.NME (Magazine) (6/10/95, p.46) - 7 (out of 10) - "...a bit ethnic, extremely mysterious, a tad on the ooh-blimey-what-was-that??! side and a comprehensive summary of all that is good, grim and unnaturally groovy about one woman and her various mates' offbeat musical world..."0.06250279

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Rolling Stone (1/25/96, p.41) - Ranked #2 in the 1996 Critics' Poll.Rolling Stone (8/10/95, pp.56-57) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...Like Nirvana's best work, these songs sagely embrace alternative rock's essential contradiction--this is 'popular' music devised by an alienated few....If FOO FIGHTERS has a theme, it's that music remains the ultimate anodyne."Spin (12/95, p.63) - Ranked #20 on Spin's list of the '20 Best Albums Of '95.'Spin (9/95, p.107) - 7 - Flawed Yet Worthy - "...Grohl hides behind his rapacious hooks like he disappears between his words...yet another impenetrable veil. FOO FIGHTERS seesaws efficiently, even rambunctiously, but there's a distance, a sheen to it..."Entertainment Weekly (7/14/95, p.55) - "...Most of these songs are so disarmingly hooky, and yet such a raw blast of energy, that it's as if Lennon and McCartney had grown up in Seattle. Not necessarily an important album, but a surprising one." - Rating: B+Q (8/95, p.118) - 3 Stars - Good - "...Foo Fighters are grunge-quite-lite....not with the country or pop leanings of, say, Soul Asylum, but with harder-sounding songs rendered accessible by layers of melody, much of it descended directly from Roger McGuinn if he'd had fewer strings..."Melody Maker (12/23-30/95, pp.66-67) - Ranked #26 on Melody Maker's list of 1995's 'Albums Of The Year.'Melody Maker (6/24/95, p.36) - Bloody Essential - "...a play-loud summer blast....the band is so blissfully on-the-money it's almost as perfect as The Young Gods, were the Swiss maestros weaned on Husker Du and Anastasia Screamed. We're talking THAT breathtaking, that joyously gone..."Musician (9/95, p.88) - "...full of smart, crafty, kick-ass music....one can hear how much Grohl's musicianship guided Nirvana's sound--the album is packed with simple, forceful melodies, precise harmonies, and inventive arrangements..."Village Voice (2/20/96) - Ranked #6 in Village Voice's 1995 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.New York Times (Publisher) (1/6/96, p.C16) - Included on Jon Pareles' list of the Top 10 Albums of '95 - "...[Grohl's] songs stare down misgivings with cryptic lyrics, memorable tunes and a willingness to bash ahead."NME (Magazine) (12/23-30/95, pp.22-23) - Ranked #12 in NME's 'Top 50 Albums Of The Year' for 1995.NME (Magazine) (6/24/95, p.54) - 9 (out of 10) - "...hurtling, memorable songs, satisfyingly crunchy guitars, and an unambiguously joyful spirit....Grohl sounds blazingly optimistic....[a] talented man at last gaining the confidence and wherewithal to seize control of his own artistic destiny....a massively important record..."0.06250279

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Spin (10/03, p.113) - "...Sweet confessional songs bursting with catchy guitars and pretending-not-to-care-but-really-do-lyrics..." - Grade: B54.40849

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Rolling Stone (12/25/03, p.108) - Included in Rolling Stone's "50 Best Albums of 2003"Rolling Stone (10/2/03, p.116) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...With his follow-up [to ROOM FOR SQUARES], Mayer offers an equally available yet more sophisticated album...Most of these tracks proceed more subtly, with an emphasis on interior life..."Q (12/03, p.132) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...'Clarity' rejoices in falsetto wailing and excellent jazz trumpet..."Mojo (Publisher) (12/03, p.112) - 3 stars out of 5 - "Mayer's progress is an open book, deep thoughts and all."39.70333

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Q (12/99, pp.152-3) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...their biggest seller, but the beginning of the end..."Alternative Press (3/00, pp.74-5) - 3 out of 5 - "...The penultimate Clash album...employing lessons learned in the previous three years....their most commercially rewarded release....containing [their] most poignant song 'Straight To Hell'..."CMJ (1/5/04, p.10) - Ranked #5 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1982".21.60782

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Alternative Press (p.189) - "[W]ith bigger production and just a hint of surprise....REDEEMER's angst and fury are undeniable..."CMJ (p.26) - "Norma Jean pop off jarring, chunky riffs in rapid succession, while vocalist Cory Brandan rivals Converge's Jacob Bannon in madman-like intensity."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.46) - "[A]n album that revels in unbuckled emotion that's inspired by their faith, rather than dictated by it."21.07779

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Spin (2/93, p.78) - "...the most appealing quality of PUNK ROCK is the mix of great performances juxtaposed with god-awful recording techniques...This record guarantees excitement..."Alternative Press (3/93, p.43) - "...SMASH YOUR HEAD pushes Sebadoh into an elite group of bands to revere...the album is consistent, unfragmented, and more or less great...the results can be almost perfect..."19.64106

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Rolling Stone (1/20/00, p.57) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...Strummer dodges punk nostalgia for something both more elusive and more resonant....[his] old fury has aged gracefully into impressionistic indignation and Dylan-esque significance..."Entertainment Weekly (11/26/99, p.98) - "...there are some catchy tunes....And just hearing Strummer's distinctive rasp - which sounds exactly the same all these years later - is oddly heartening." - Rating: B-Q (11/99, p.135) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Strummer delivers...that bizarre mix of British rock and ethnic rhythms for which everyone knows him....'not' the sound of an old man trying to re-create his glory days. Worth spending both time and money on."Alternative Press (1/00, p.101) - 3 out of 5 - "...an eclectic mix of world beats and textures that yeild mixed results....an exceedingly mellow affair...the songs are pleasant..."CMJ (11/8/99, p.27) - "...interested [more] in pointed protest rather than aimless nihilism. The protests continue here....[while] his lower-key approach allows ska and worldbeat grooves to help carry the message."CMJ (11/29/99, p.3) - "...Strummer has matured, no longer forcing his idealism upon you, rather, presenting it to you with a self-assured verve that exhibits a new kind of passion."Mojo (Publisher) (1/00, p.30) - Ranked #37 in Mojo Magazine's "Best of 1999"Mojo (Publisher) (11/99, p.96) - "...[weaves] together reggae and world, beats and bongos, Spanish picking and plain ol' rock and roll....Strummer's lyrical form is a delight throughout, shofting mood between resignation and defiance, testing old conceits of the Last Gang In Town against '90s reality..."17.5314

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Alternative Press (p.188) - "Depending on your worldview, Art Brut are either the most whimsical folks in Britrock or the most sardonic bastards you've ever worshiped via air guitar."CMJ (p.4) - "Art Brut takes the story-telling crumble of Television Personalities and the ubiquitous Kinks charms-chug, and rocks it out blunt and funny."17.46686

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Alternative Press (8/02, p.83) - 7 out of 10 - "...These Nerve Agents and Screw 32 members signed their contracts in blood--can't get more badass than that..."16.96092

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Alternative Press (01/02, p.87) - 7 out of 10 - "...Melancholy ambient rock of subliminal poignancy and textural inventiveness..."12.982

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Rolling Stone (p.64) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Every band should mature like the Mogwai lads: still inventive, still challenging themselves and still insanely loud."Spin (p.82) - "HARDCORE is mostly content to refine the band's epic, frequently breathtaking constructions."Alternative Press (p.96) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Characteristically, Mogwai surrender just enough melodic nuance to sustain superficial interest -- without forfeiting the abstractions..."CMJ - "'San Pedro' is the guitar-driven stand-out, an intense track that draws on the long-successful and now standard shoegaze formula....'Rano Pano' is the ideal atmospheric track."Billboard (p.32) - "[The album] finds the fivesome in reliably epic pseudo-soundtrack mode, waxing their glacial post-rock riffs until they gleam with equal parts menace and melancholy."Q (Magazine) (p.112) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The album] rediscovers the band's youthful brio....HARDCORE...sound defiantly re-energised, like a band starting over."Paste (magazine) - "Over the course of 10 consistently great tracks, they coil together relentlessly compelling instrumentals that fully demonstrate the reason for their staying power..."Uncut (magazine) (p.97) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "They still summon great surges of ravishing noise, although here the volume envelops you stealthily, like an encroaching tide."11.09259

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Alternative Press (4/02, p.77) - 7 out of 10 - "...[The album's] first side slowly mellows from...catchy indie rock...to...resigned...before climaxing with...extended guitar vamp..."5.011086

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Alternative Press (4/02, p.79) - "...HOME FROM HOME owes more to fist-pumping guitar rock than to three-chord bubblegum..."CMJ (3/11/02, p.11) - "...[Millencolin] mold [their] own skate-punk sound for fans worldwide....[the album] crashes melody against a lound brash style which extends beyond mere hardcore or ska influences..."4.978259

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Alternative Press (7/01, p.96) - Included in AP's "10 Essential Women's Rock Albums" - "...Bjork's international debut...a jazzy, weird cocktail that still goes down smooth..."CMJ (1/5/04, p.22) - Ranked #3 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1988"4.96096

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Alternative Press (p.184) - "With the urgency of Sinkhole and the strident simplicity of Violent Femmes, OxCo have turned out one of the brightest and catchy offerings for Sub Pop all year."CMJ (p.4) - "REMEMBER THE NIGHT PARTIES is filled with genuine, refreshingly humble and catchy pop-rock."4.96096

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Alternative Press (p.182) - "[A] zig-zagging mish-mash of sounds from angular pop and big-guitar rock to new wave and breakbeats, which takes the band's taste for nuance and risk to dramatically new levels."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.56) - "The songs are catchy, spirited, eccentric..."4.96096

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Alternative Press (3/97, p.69) - 3 (out of 5) - "...June Of 44 has always seemed less a fully realized rock band than...a collection of progressive ideas. THE ANATOMY OF SHARKS doesn't change this, but it does more to connect with you than past experiments have....loosely constructed....journeys through sound and space..."4.96096

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Spin (12/00, p.230) - 7 out of 10 - "...Lovely, complex stuff. This is post-rock in the most literal sense: another Midwestern art band abandoning brawn for beauty."Alternative Press (12/00, p.95) - 4 out of 5 - "...The planet's greatest all-instrumental rock band....[hey] not only make 3 instruments sound like 9, they pack more 'oomph' into this meager space than most bands twice their size..."4.958638

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Alternative Press (4/93, p.59) - "...EARTH II is the coolest thing ever associated with riffs of metallic origin..."4.95141

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Uncut (11/01, p.136) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...It's beautiful, it's bruised, it's blue. French movies? They're the perfect men for the job..."4.943402

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Alternative Press (10/99, p.108) - 4 out of 5 - "...sound as cantankerous as you'd expect them to....DEVIATE rages with the spirit of unadulterated punk: neither Warped-speed nor juvenile, neither Exploited nor Suicidal; but tense, 'musically' iconoclastic, and ready to fall apart at any minute..."4.937441

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Q (2/04, p.106) - 3 stars out of 5 - "Good things are the strong melodies, subtle right-on politics and plenty of musical light and shade..."Alternative Press (9/03, p.100) - 4 out of 5 - "...The Weakerthans three-way marriage of folk-rock-punk thrives. The hooks are smarter and as catchy as monkey pox; the sonic embellishments keen. May this reconstruction be ongoing..."4.935897

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Spin (12/01, pp.154,157) - 8 out of 10 - "...Sincere paeans to growth, self-realization, and tree-hugging transcendence....the best West Coast country-rock band since '80s insurgents the Long Ryders..."Alternative Press (2/02, p.65) - Ranked #23 in AP's "25 Best Albums of 2001".Alternative Press (12/01, p.83) - 8 out of 10 - "...Avoiding irony and smarm...this gives off good vibrations..."Magnet (p.85) - "Many of the album's tracks began nice and steady with honky-tonk fingerpicking and woozy pedal steel but ended in a miasma of organ drone and haunting harmony vocals."CMJ (10/8/01, p.5) - "...A relaxed, panoramic sound and psychedelic effects gently mutating together..."Mojo (Publisher) (11/01, p.100) - "...They take the nascent country rock of The Byrds and extrapolate every last ounce of plangent guitar chime and yearning vocal polyphony until they ring afresh..."4.934638

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Entertainment Weekly (3/9/01, p.82) - "...GIRLS' melding of new wave and indie pop literally sounds timeless..." - Rating: BUncut (12/01, p.118) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...It's hip and urgent, formal and exhilarated, everything guitar pop aspires to today...'Alternative Press (5/01, p.97) - 4 out of 5 - "...A savagely intelligent, keyboard indie-rock screed....shaking nerves and rattling brains..."Magnet (4-5/01, p.91) - "...[They] continue to mine the same sparkling vein of crushed-velvet pop/punk Spoon has perfected as its stock in trade. Leader Britt Daniel is blessed with the sort of nicked-up rock'n'roll voice...conveying loss, yearning and anger simultaneously..."4.929028

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