God Save the Clientele (Merge). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Love, Loss, Hope, Repeat (Vanguard). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Carousel Waltz (5RC). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Why Don’t We Talk About Something Else (Rainbow Quartz). Review by Aaron Shaul.
A documentary about the author of “Story of O”, the controversial novel about sadomasochism. Carl F Gauze unwraps the plain brown wrapper.
The Forever Changes Concert (Snapper). Review by Stein Haukland.
“LA Song” soul-rocker Beth Hart took a tumble a few years ago; she’s now resurfaced with a remarkably powerful new CD, Leave The Light On. Steve Stav takes turns on the couch with the singer-songwriter in a revealing – and therapeutic – interview.
Brazilian Psychedelic Music (Normal). Review by Bill Campbell.
Those expecting a sci-fi shootout – or simply a glimpse of George Clooney’s ass – might be disappointed with Steven Soderbergh’s remake of Solaris. But Chad Perman finds that a deeper look reveals one of the finest films of the year.
Welcome Black (Smile). Review by Matt Cibula.
A Prayer For Every Hour (Secretly Canadian). Review by Stein Haukland.
Loss (XL / Blanco y Negro). Review by Matt Cibula.
Chuck Bantam looks around fifteen years later and wonders exactly where did it all go wrong? Maybe when you were young and strong…. I apologize.
Sad little man he is, Henry “Hank” McCoy tells you why he was alone and proud on Valentine’s Day.
Chairy Girl breaks with the usual format, to give some thoughts on love in keeping with the season, and how broccoli is the worst part of selfish tempura.
What is love? Features Editor James Mann tells of his longest lasting affair.
Hey, even guys who go to meetings of their college’s “Objectivist Club” can’t spell or form a sentence worth a good goddamn (to say nothing of the dubious level of emotional maturity). Thanks Maketh Me Swoon.
Love, Billy EP (Fueled By Ramen). Review by Andrew Chadwick
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