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Entertainment Weekly (5/26/00, p.74) - "...Hart still writes aching power pop, bolstered by grandiose, swirling wall-of-sound arrangements. It's nice to welcome back this underrated songwriter." - Rating: BQ (9/00, p.100) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...As mercurial as ever then, with the result that any glory may be permanently confined to the past."Magnet (p.80) - "[A]n album full of classic melodies that owed as much to '60s girl groups and catchy Britpop as it did to punk rock and power pop."Magnet (8-9/00, p.77) - "...Grandiose, catchy, Spectorian wall-of-sound pop..."CMJ (5/1/00, p.23) - "...Hearkens back to late-'60s pop and garage rock....With its plush production and openly melodic songwriting...it's pretty, diverse songs prove as engaging [as his former band, Husker Du's]."NME (Magazine) (1/15/00, p.28) - 8 out of 10 - "...excels even Hart's Husker [Du] heights....No longer consumed by his demons, [he] distils the angst into simple piano melody and spectral harmonies....never anything less than captivating....simple pop touches and hard-won wisdoms..."23.67936

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Record Collector (magazine) (p.91) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "MODERN MAN is an ambitious affair, boasting a broad stylistic palette and features the Philly-born bass phenomenon on lead vocals."21.189

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Entertainment Weekly (5/26/00, p.74) - "...Hart still writes aching power pop, bolstered by grandiose, swirling wall-of-sound arrangements. It's nice to welcome back this underrated songwriter." - Rating: BQ (9/00, p.100) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...As mercurial as ever then, with the result that any glory may be permanently confined to the past."Magnet (p.80) - "[A]n album full of classic melodies that owed as much to '60s girl groups and catchy Britpop as it did to punk rock and power pop."Magnet (8-9/00, p.77) - "...Grandiose, catchy, Spectorian wall-of-sound pop..."CMJ (5/1/00, p.23) - "...Hearkens back to late-'60s pop and garage rock....With its plush production and openly melodic songwriting...it's pretty, diverse songs prove as engaging [as his former band, Husker Du's]."NME (Magazine) (1/15/00, p.28) - 8 out of 10 - "...excels even Hart's Husker [Du] heights....No longer consumed by his demons, [he] distils the angst into simple piano melody and spectral harmonies....never anything less than captivating....simple pop touches and hard-won wisdoms..."20.71944

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Spin (p.72) - "[T]he Watsons consult vintage Southern styles for inspiration, incorporating touches of country and plenty of hot-blooded soul."Alternative Press (p.98) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Leigh and Chandra Watson stick spiky heels into their mellow sound with organ and rimshots out of Portishead's playbook on 'Harpeth River'..."Billboard - "[The album] displays a more assertive attitude through its confident lyrical themes....The single 'Modern Man' features the sisters' beautiful harmonies."0.4923504

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.97) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[D]istinguished by granite totem-pole vocals and mesmerically ominous axe."Uncut (magazine) (p.89) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "'Peyote Road' slows the tempo to a baked trudge, twin guitars sparring ecstatically."0.1755171

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Rolling Stone (9/20/69, p.36) - "...an album of vitality and mystery....Bongo Joe reveals his philosophy in deeply echoing chant, singing over the boomings of his improvised drumsticks....[his] monologues and dialogues depict a satirical, humorous view of modern man in plastic America..."The Wire (p.68) - "Insightful and wryly humorous, his 'songs' were more like stories, delivered in a declamatory proto-rap style which would often turn into a conversation with himself, rhyming randomly like a latterday Lee Perry."Dirty Linen (Dec./Jan. 92-93, p.53) - "...highly original, elemental, sometimes risque folk blues songs from and about the streets..."The Fader (magazine) (p.154) - "Banging out repetitive rhythms like a juju master, he drew on his mundane daily experiences to form his sometimes serious (but usually hilarious) lyrics..."0.1727252

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Rolling Stone (p.78) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]hey instinctively scale their most intimate confessions to arena-rock levels, rolling out big drums and glossy keyboards..."Spin - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "Radiant with apocalyptic tension and grasping to sustain real bonds, THE SUBURBS extends hungrily outward, recalling the dystopic miasma of William Gibson's sci-fi novels and Sonic Youth's guitar odysseys."Entertainment Weekly (p.72) - "The band certainly aims for transcendence on THE SUBURBS -- a work of impressively fervent majesty..."Alternative Press - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Drawing on everything from '70s radio rock to angular indie rock from the '90s, Arcade Fire have built one of the most interesting-sounding records you're likely to hear all year..."CMJ - "Filled with big-money percussion blasts, waves of strings and This-Is-Important surges of energy, 'Rococo' and 'Month Of May' will, no doubt, sound amazing echoing off arena rafters."Billboard (p.28) - "At 16 tracks, this dense, complicated set covers considerably more stylistic territory than either of the band's previous albums..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.90) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Crammed with addictive confections....THE SUBURBS also heralds unexpected vistas, not least of which is a sense of humour."Mojo (Publisher) (p.58) - Ranked #2 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "[T]hey raze the peaks and troughs of that bombastic chamber rock and add fuzz-punk and soaring synthpop to an expanding, yet more refined, pallette."Paste (magazine) - "[I]t's Arcade Fire's most ambitious and concept-driven effort to date....A vein of emptiness and Beckett-esque waiting courses throughout..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.78) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The spritely opening title track is terrific, as is the sad, anthemic beauty of 'Ready To Start'....There are some magical moments here..."Uncut (magazine) (p.80) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE SUBURBS is a surprising record, swapping the spit and fire of FUNERAL for a sense of mature playfulness....There is pain and pleasure, loss and hope."Uncut (magazine) (p.37) - Ranked #4 in Uncut's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "[The album] sounded like a band recapturing their wistfulness and, even, their humanity."0.1253693

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Entertainment Weekly (10/23/92, p.65) - "...With poised quartet performances and empathetic duets, FROM THE SOUL shows that Lovano is one of the still-flowering greats on his instrument..." - Rating: B+Q (11/92, p.112) - 3 Stars - Good - "...the controlled energy of the whole session bespeak[s] a man in his prime..."Down Beat (9/92, p.36) - 4.5 Stars - Very Good Plus - "...[Lovano is] living proof that experience is the best teacher....a well-rounded postbopper for whom free jazz is simply a logical outgrowth of tradition; but he's more introverted and eclectic, smoothly melding genres from swing to fusion..."Option (Nov.-Dec./92, p.126) - "...Lovano plays with a listenable, full tone, a seemingly endless supply of improvisational ideas, and an authoritative sound of his own...Lovano is helped immeasurably by a remarkable band..."Musician (11/92, p.106) - "...Lovano's hard/soft tenor lines create a mature, enthralling persona. Simultaneously driving and drifting, they divulge Lovano's musical inheritance and his emotional largesse..."Village Voice (11/3/92, p.89) - "...He just gets better and better...Dave Holland and Ed Blackwell form as supple a rhythm team as any soloist could wish for..." - Rating: A0.1253693

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Magnet (11-12/97, p.64) - "...Murky vocal samples pilfered from old instructional records and sparse, lonely organ lines stretch tenuously across stately bass lines and drum loops..."Melody Maker (7/26/97, p.44) - "...It's a thing of great beauty. The eight pieces resonate with analog-warm, wet claustrophobic electricity....Each sound here is a separate character to follow, and every listen hypnotises you further. An invigorating aural massage for the soul."0.1253693

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(Jan.-Feb./91) - "Aside from the corny cover, Bad Religion waste no time or effort as `Against The Grain' is screechingly released hot on the heels of last years punk hit `No Control' which sold so many copies, why not keep the formula untouched?...as much as I like to ignore such a massively accepted `punk' record, the exuberance of this release is kinda tuff ta' blow off."Kerrang (Magazine) (p.52) - "[H]ome to a slicker, more polished output from a band in their prime, boasting a host of classic tracks to prove it."0.1002955

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Rolling Stone (p.78) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]hey instinctively scale their most intimate confessions to arena-rock levels, rolling out big drums and glossy keyboards..."Spin - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "Radiant with apocalyptic tension and grasping to sustain real bonds, THE SUBURBS extends hungrily outward, recalling the dystopic miasma of William Gibson's sci-fi novels and Sonic Youth's guitar odysseys."Entertainment Weekly (p.72) - "The band certainly aims for transcendence on THE SUBURBS -- a work of impressively fervent majesty..."Alternative Press - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Drawing on everything from '70s radio rock to angular indie rock from the '90s, Arcade Fire have built one of the most interesting-sounding records you're likely to hear all year..."CMJ - "Filled with big-money percussion blasts, waves of strings and This-Is-Important surges of energy, 'Rococo' and 'Month Of May' will, no doubt, sound amazing echoing off arena rafters."Billboard (p.28) - "At 16 tracks, this dense, complicated set covers considerably more stylistic territory than either of the band's previous albums..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.90) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Crammed with addictive confections....THE SUBURBS also heralds unexpected vistas, not least of which is a sense of humour."Mojo (Publisher) (p.58) - Ranked #2 in Mojo's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "[T]hey raze the peaks and troughs of that bombastic chamber rock and add fuzz-punk and soaring synthpop to an expanding, yet more refined, pallette."Paste (magazine) - "[I]t's Arcade Fire's most ambitious and concept-driven effort to date....A vein of emptiness and Beckett-esque waiting courses throughout..."Record Collector (magazine) (p.78) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "The spritely opening title track is terrific, as is the sad, anthemic beauty of 'Ready To Start'....There are some magical moments here..."Uncut (magazine) (p.80) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "THE SUBURBS is a surprising record, swapping the spit and fire of FUNERAL for a sense of mature playfulness....There is pain and pleasure, loss and hope."Uncut (magazine) (p.37) - Ranked #4 in Uncut's "The 50 Best Albums Of 2010" -- "[The album] sounded like a band recapturing their wistfulness and, even, their humanity."0.1002955

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"Aesthetics and eco-advocacy are a perfect match in CHASING ICE, a doc so stuffed with eye-soothing images one prays it can seduce a climate-change skeptic or two."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "CHASING ICE by Jeff Orlowski is heart-stopping in its coverage of the brave and risky attempt by a scientist named James Balog and his team of researchers on the Extreme Ice Survey..."Chicago Sun-Times "The film, full of stunning images in addition to being timely, documents the work of James Balog, an environmental photographer who, spurred by an assignment from National Geographic, became determined to capture a visual representation of climate change."New York Times "The before and after imagery of Balog's project speaks for itself, with the power and strange beauty of the evolving landscape strong evidence that something is indeed happening, now and fast."Los Angeles Times "CHASING ICE will make an impact, thats for sure....This portrait of a man on a mission moves us, not by showing us what weve already lost, but whats still at stake."Washington Post "The brisk, earnest CHASING ICE documents nature photographer James Balog as he creates the Extreme Ice Survey..."A.V. Club "If you're looking for eye-popping evidence that the world's glaciers are melting, don't miss this small-scale but spectacular documentary." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "[With] jaw-dropping results: visually spectacular montages of ice floes receding that will make you gasp and move you to tears."Total Film "[I]t's the mesmerising images captured by Balog of the world's embattled glaciers -- beautiful, eerie stills and arresting time-lapse footage collated over several years -- that supply the film's purest, most forceful narrative."Sight and Sound0.08775853

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"Aesthetics and eco-advocacy are a perfect match in CHASING ICE, a doc so stuffed with eye-soothing images one prays it can seduce a climate-change skeptic or two."Hollywood Reporter 3 stars out of 4 -- "CHASING ICE by Jeff Orlowski is heart-stopping in its coverage of the brave and risky attempt by a scientist named James Balog and his team of researchers on the Extreme Ice Survey..."Chicago Sun-Times "The film, full of stunning images in addition to being timely, documents the work of James Balog, an environmental photographer who, spurred by an assignment from National Geographic, became determined to capture a visual representation of climate change."New York Times "The before and after imagery of Balog's project speaks for itself, with the power and strange beauty of the evolving landscape strong evidence that something is indeed happening, now and fast."Los Angeles Times "CHASING ICE will make an impact, thats for sure....This portrait of a man on a mission moves us, not by showing us what weve already lost, but whats still at stake."Washington Post "The brisk, earnest CHASING ICE documents nature photographer James Balog as he creates the Extreme Ice Survey..."A.V. Club "If you're looking for eye-popping evidence that the world's glaciers are melting, don't miss this small-scale but spectacular documentary." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "[With] jaw-dropping results: visually spectacular montages of ice floes receding that will make you gasp and move you to tears."Total Film "[I]t's the mesmerising images captured by Balog of the world's embattled glaciers -- beautiful, eerie stills and arresting time-lapse footage collated over several years -- that supply the film's purest, most forceful narrative."Sight and Sound0.08775853

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"...Surreal....THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL is fantasy filmmaking..." Los Angeles Times "...Luis Bunuel's THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL is a macabre comedy, a mordant view of human nature....He created a world so particular, it is impossible to watch any Bunuel film for very long without knowing who its director was..." Chicago Sun-Times "[THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL is] among the most free-spirited of Bunuel's films, fully recovering the nonnarrative liberty of his earliest work."New York Times0.0752216

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Rolling Stone (p.72) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Aggressively modern...from the balled-fist fuzz of 'Mind Reader' to the sumptuous glam of 'Strange Behaviour,' and the glassy jangle of 'Waiting All Day....Uncut (p.65) - "MODERN is a polished glam-rock suite, boasting more ecstatic melodies and colorful riffs than their four previous efforts combined." -- Grade: A-Kerrang (Magazine) (p.48) - "[A] weird vaudeveille record of Beatles-esque whimsy, complete with masterful orchestrations and tumbling, epic songs whose vision is so off-kilter as to be wonderfully unique."17.80246

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