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Monthly Archive for March, 2010

Check Our Catalog “Among Friends is a collection of music in the Cape Breton tradition; sets of tunes from Scotland, Ireland and Cape Breton arranged nicely for the fiddle, pipes, piano and guitar. All three are good players and their playing has some reminiscences of older dance hall sounds with dust in the air and [...]

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Check Our Catalog “No longer young upstarts, they wear their years proudly on this terrific album, sounding like the veteran roadhounds they’ve always aspired to be.”–All Music Guide

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Charlotte Gainsbourg: IRM

Check Our Catalog “Where her previous album was ethereal and ephemeral, IRM is exciting and eclectic. Beck and Gainsbourg bring out the best in each other: His songwriting and production are so sympathetic and wide-ranging that he’s like a director guiding Gainsbourg to inspired performances. Meanwhile, she brings an emotionality and presence to Beck’s flights [...]

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Lady Gaga: The Fame Monster

Check Our Catalog “In her music videos and live shows over the past year, Gaga has worked hard to demonstrate her creative ambition and stylistic range, and that project continues on The Fame Monster.”–Los Angeles Times

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Check Our Catalog “Combining Motown falsettos and the best of late-’60s groove rock with spacey loops and hipster-art-collective 
sing-alongs, they deliver a sound that’s friendly and familiar without being derivative; it’s a sort of retrofitted make-out van on a club crawl.”–Entertainment Weekly

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Rihanna: Rated R

Check Our Catalog “Rihanna has transformed her sound and made one of the best pop records of the year.”–Rolling Stone

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Sade: Soldier of Love

Check Our Catalog “…sumptuously melancholy, exquisitely beautiful R&B, perfect for crying on a very expensive sofa.”–Rolling Stone

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Joe Zawinul: 75

Check Our Catalog “Joe Zawinul’s final edition of his Zawinul Syndicate band was a terrific ensemble that was perfect for any jazz festival…This live double-CD set perfectly exemplifies Zawinul’s personalized direction before he suddenly passed away, and exudes all of the energy the group produced in concert.”–All Music Guide

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