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Green Day’s ‘Dos!’ is Another Winner

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November 17, 2012
Green Day’s ‘Dos!’ is Another Winner

Although not award winning in the album artwork department, the second of three Green Day releases is for the 2012 Holiday season a very solid 4 1/2 star essential Green Day. “Amy” finds Billy Joe with a stripped down ballad with vocals and a echo mellow guitar. This minimalist sound shows incredible depth. How...
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Revival Of The Western Genre

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March 12, 2011
Revival Of The Western Genre

In both its classic and hybrid forms, the western was pronounced dead. But now a new generation of filmgoers are welcoming it back, prompting a rebirth of the western genre, albeit in hybrid form. Hero Complex examined the search for the new old west in Hollywood. It looked at Rango (2011), which is filled...
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The Decemberists’ New Album ‘The King Is Dead’ Released January 18th, 2011

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January 18, 2011
The Decemberists’ New Album ‘The King Is Dead’ Released January 18th, 2011

The single “Down By The Water” from the Decemberists’ new album The King Is Dead has an obvious single feel to it, that and it is simply just a darn good song. The two bareboned songs “January Hymn” and “June Hymn” have a drowsy feel to them. “Don’t Carry It All” instantly reminded me of...
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