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New Albums from Matt & Kim and 5 More

Check out our critics' take on the best and worst releases of the week.

SPIN iconSPIN Staff // November 2, 2010

Here’s a rundown of the best and worst albums available online and in record stores today:

Matt & Kim, Sidewalks
Hugs Not Drugs: Peppy pair storm the dance floor with wholesome beats
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Elvis Costello, National Ransom
Revived King of America seeks to reclaim crown
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The 1900s, Return of the Century
Well-behaved indie kids masquerade as scoundrels
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Brian Eno, Small Craft on a Milk Sea
Pop music’s brain-for-hire gets best out of himself
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Violens, Amoral
High-minded pop dabblers struggle to maintain focus
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Good Charlotte, Cardiology
Lifestyles of the rich and somewhat less famous
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