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Metallica – Hardwired To Self Destruct

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Metallica - Hardwired To Self Destruct       Stephen Thomas Erlewine: '... Hardwired...To Self-Destruct does indeed rage, roaring out the gate with a title track where James Hetfield bellows "We're so f***ed/S*** out...

John Martyn – Cooltide

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John Martyn - Cooltide       Rob Caldwell: After releasing the much-delayed The Apprentice, Martyn was once again on a roll, and, while not quite as strong as The Apprentice, Cooltide was a solid outing. His jazziest...

Judas Priest – British Steel

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Judas Priest - British Steel       Steve Huey - Predating Metallica's self-titled blockbuster by 11 years, Judas Priest's British Steel was a similarly pitched landmark boasting many of the same accomplishments. It s...

The National – Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers

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The National - Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers       Tim DiGravina: 'For a band that's been compared to Joy Division, Leonard Cohen, Wilco, and Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, the National sure sounds a lot more like the C...

Flotation Toy Warning – The Machine That Made Us

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Flotation Toy Warning - The Machine That Made Us       Flotation Toy Warning have been stealing hearts with their space-rock-chamber-pop since the beginning of the last decade. Their debut Bluffers Guide to the Fligh...

The Acid – Liminal

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The Acid - Liminal       Heather Phares: Even if they're not billed as a supergroup, the Acid's three members boast a formidable amount of talent (and other projects): Adam Freeland scored a hit single with 2003's br...

The Wrens – The Meadowlands

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The Wrens - The Meadowlands       Heather Phares: "The Wrens' third album, The Meadowlands, is a sprawling, shifting affair, perhaps reflecting the fact that it took four years to create. It's easy to take the sweet,...

Phoenix – United

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Phoenix - United       Jason Birchmeier: 'On their debut album for Astralwerks/Source, Phoenix applies a slick electronica aesthetic to traditional pop/rock songwriting, resulting in a quite adventurous album capable...

Phoenix – It’s Never Been Like That

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Phoenix - It's Never Been Like That       Rob Theakston: ' After avoiding the sophomore slump with relative ease, Phoenix return with their third release "Phoenix - It's Never Been Like That " stripped of the post-d...

Simon and Garfunkel – Sound of Silence

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Simon and Garfunkel - Sound of Silence       Bruce Eder: Simon & Garfunkel's second album, Sounds of Silence, was recorded 18 months after their debut long-player, Wednesday Morning, 3 AM -- but even though the t...

The Shins – Wincing the Night Away

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The Shins - Wincing the Night Away            Heather Phares: "The Shins will change your life!" That kind of proclamation is loaded with expectations when it's just one friend talking up a band to another, but it's ...

John Mayer – Continuum

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John Mayer - Continuum       Matt Collar: '... Working with his blues trio/rhythm section of bassist Pino Palladino and drummer Steve Jordan, along with guest spots by trumpeter Roy Hargrove and guitarist Ben Harper,...

Benjamin Francis Leftwich – Last Smoke Before the Snowstorm

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Benjamin Francis Leftwich - Last Smoke Before the Snowstorm       Jon O'Brien: "...Benjamin Francis Leftwich couldn't have picked a better time to unleash, or rather quietly release, his subtle and understated brand ...

Nick Drake – Made To Love Magic

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Nick Drake - Made To Love Magic       Hunger for "new" Nick Drake material had reached enough of a fever pitch by the 21st century for Island to try digging up enough for this odd patchwork collection, combining outt...

Peter Broderick – Home

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Peter Broderick - Home       Home is a collection of folk songs recorded at the end of 2007 and the beginning of 2008. In late 2007, Peter Broderick toured all around Europe with the Danish ensemble Efterklang, playi...

Badfinger – Straight Up

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Badfinger - Straight Up       Stephen Thomas Erlewine: 'Straight Up winds up somewhat less dynamic than No Dice, largely because that record alternated its rockers, pop tunes, and ballads. Here, everything is at a si...

Pulp – Different Class

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Pulp - Different Class       Stephen Thomas Erlewine: '....  Pulp don't stray from their signature formula at all -- it's still grandly theatrical, synth-spiked pop with new wave and disco flourishes, but they have m...

Jeff Beck – Beck-Ola

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Jeff Beck - Beck-Ola       Jerry McCulley: ' While Truth, the first Jeff Beck Group album, has often been touted as the blueprint for Led Zeppelin and much of the bombastic blues rock that followed, the group's sopho...

Scorpions – Blackout

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Scorpions - Blackout       Barry Weber: 'Blackout was the Scorpions' first majorly successful album, due to its clever balance of pop/rock (the title track), power ballads ("When the Smoke Is Going Down"), and catchy...

Quiet Sun – Mainstream

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Quiet Sun - Mainstream       Ted Mills: ' Phil Manzanera's pre-Roxy Music group never got to release their first attempt at an album, but in a break from Roxy in 1974, Manzanera regrouped the band and put out this ef...

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