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Love is Hard with Rachel Flotard

Love is Hard with Rachel Flotard

I guarantee that Gwyneth Paltrow, impregnated by the entire band and management team of Coldplay, feels like a little Foghat right about now. Her make-outs are probably sanctioned by Oprah but sponsored by AT&T and Bono.

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It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues

If you have the patience to endure its hit-and-miss first act, the Rep’s sure-to-be-popular season-closer It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues (which has already been extended beyond its original 5/1 close date) will reward you.

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Tennis Pro — Happy is the New Sad

Tennis Pro -- Happy is the New Sad
Cross-pollinate the chutzpah of John McEnroe with the hopeless romantic pop sensibility of Pinkerton-era Weezer and you get: Tennis Pro, a kitschy local band with a possible shelf life.

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John Vanderslice — Cellar Door

John Vanderslice -- Cellar Door
Vanderslice takes his art to the next level with this release, topping even the best moments of Fourtracker or either of the two solo releases before that, Mass Suicide Occult FigurinesTime Travel is Lonely (Barsuk, 2000) and (Barsuk, 2001).

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Fort Ancient

at Rendevous Jewelbox

I clearly cannot accept technology advancements because, once again, I was wrong.

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