New CDs Out Today and a Word From Critics

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Hey, there’s actually a couple interesting albums hitting stores and internet emporiums today. Perhaps I shall list them in order of how much I’m enjoying them (or anticipating I’ll enjoy them), from “most” to “least”?

Duke SpiritThe Duke Spirit – Neptune (You Are Here)
Hotly-tipped British female-fronted rockers return with bluesier, grittier album
“Authentic” – UK Independent
“Lacking” – Drowned in Sound

“Lassoo” official video:

Hot ChipHot Chip – Made in the Dark (Astralwerks)
The UK’s premier dance-rock quartet faces down overwhelming expectations
“Gluttonous” – Pitchfork
“Unremarkable” – BBC

“Ready for the Floor” official video:

Black MountainBlack Mountain – In the Future (Jagjaguwar)
Canadian prog-metal combo gets even freakier on second album
“Psychedelic” – Rolling Stone
“Thunderous” – Spin

Homemade video for “Angels”:

Bob MouldBob Mould – District Line (Anti)
Legendary Hüsker Dü guitarist (and recent convert to electronica) finds a musical balance
“Gripping” – Rolling Stone
“Emotional” – USA Today

Promo video for District Line:

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Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

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