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Three from the Stacks: Imaginary Amie's CD Picks

It's time once again to bring some good stuff to your attention! This list is compiled from purchased CDs and things grabbed from the Imaginary mailbag (Have I mentioned lately how much I love writing for TIG? Because I do. I truly, truly do). The Drums – Portamento: Look, it's no secret that I've been […]

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Let England Shake

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8.5
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It’s been a few years, and to be succinct, what we have here is another outstanding album by PJ Harvey. Upon first listen, I have to admit that I had some doubts. I wasn’t quite sure if I was going to be moved by this one, despite the intriguing circumstances: it’s rather bleak, thematically striking, […]

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White Chalk

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7.9
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By this time in her career, Polly Jean Harvey is becoming one of the “elder statesmen” of modern rock. She has been recording music since the early 1990’s and now, Polly Jean is now fast approaching 40 and maybe some of the fiery angst that propelled Rid of Me has softened with the years. White […]

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Sam's Town

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5.7
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Sam's Town, the sophomore release by Las Vegas' The Killers, is definitely that: the dreaded second album. Where Hot Fuss was a linear throwback to 1980s new wave, Sam's Town exudes the effort of a band trying to grow, to delve deeper into their music history knowledge. The result is a suite of tracks — […]

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