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Staff Recommendations (05/07/06)

Posted by - 10:51 PM on 05/06/06
You know how we do this. Check in as staff add their recs for this week and tell us what you're listening to in the replies or make a thread in the recommendations forum.
Staff Recommendations Jason Tate: The Format (my favorite album so far this year), Butch Walker (the quintessential summer album) and Sherwood (my pride and joy).
Gabe: This Providence, just what i needed this week.
Scott: Saves the Day, Forgive Durden, the new Fair record, and Sherwood's The Summer EP.
Darren: A little Josh Ritter never hurt anyone. "Good Man" is one of the best songs of the year so far.
Drew: Summer vacation!
Garett: Limbeck... 100% perfect for this warm weather
Ryan: Showoff
Greg: Just Controlling the Famous today.
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10:54 PM on 05/06/06
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I recommend peanut butter sandwhiches
11:12 PM on 05/06/06
Take Ecstasy With Me
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Margot & The Nuclear So and So's: The Dust of Retreat
Ridiculous name, great album. It's quickly climbing my personal 2006 charts. I've read references to: The Decemberists, Okkervil River, Bright Eyes, Neutral Milk Hotel, Broken Social Scene, etc.

Nickel Creek: Nickel Creek
I had the opportunity to watch Chris Thile as part of the "New York City Bluegrass All-Stars" today at my school and it was absolutely incredible. For all those who think Nickel Creek is a bit too "clean" for their tastes would have loved this show. I couldn't have been more pleased with how they turned out. Since I can't recommend anything by them since it was just a couple of friends coming together to play some incredible music, I'll recommend the first album by Nickel Creek since it was one of my favorite songs, "The Lighthouse's Tale".


Jose Saramago: Seeing
I just ordered it tonight but I'm really excited to get a chance to read it. His last book, Blindness, is easily among my favorite books ever.


Me and You and Everyone We Know
I watched this for the second time last night and it grew on me a lot. It's at the very least worth a rental.
11:20 PM on 05/06/06
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Fear Before The March Of Flames.
11:26 PM on 05/06/06
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Originally Posted by jfb392
Fear Before The March Of Flames.

you sir...well...i just love you.

plain and simple.
11:39 PM on 05/06/06
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listen to some HARVEY.
11:40 PM on 05/06/06
nights like these..
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Brighten and goodbyetomorrow!

..for fans of Jimmy Eat World, The All-American Rejects, The Get Up Kids, Rookie of the Year, etc..
11:43 PM on 05/06/06
Guten Taaaag!
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I strongly, strongly recomend Pistolita - Oliver, Under the Moon
11:45 PM on 05/06/06
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shit, who keeps deleting my links haha
12:33 AM on 05/07/06
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thank you jason tate. i usually disagree with you about A LOT of stuff, but the fact that you classify albums by season makes me respect you a lot. i've had a lot of albums that remind me of certain times of the year, and i cannot wait for the new Butch Walker release now.
12:38 AM on 05/07/06
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scott hits the nail on the head
12:46 AM on 05/07/06
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And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead...- Worlds Apart

Pink Floyd- Animals
01:44 AM on 05/07/06
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I recommend:


Brandtson - Hello, Control - very different to their earlier stuff, but, at the same time, a very logical progression.
Sherwood - Sing, But Keep Going - I've been listening to this to get pumped for the new EP. Awesome band. Buy this album if you don't already have it.


Going through a phase of Nordic mysteries, especially by writers like Henning Mankell, Karin Fossum, and Karin Alvtegan. These authors are making crime writing interesting again.

TV Shows

As always, Law and Order: Criminal Intent is #1 in my heart. More people should watch this show.

Not Recommended:

Trying to learn a semester's worth of advanced Statistical Methods in a couple of weeks without having gone to a single class...
02:16 AM on 05/07/06
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If you can get your hands on The Bleds first EP "His First Crush", I would recommend that.

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