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New Releases: October 11, 2005

Danger Doom, The Mouse and the Mask (Epitaph)
Animated hip-hop duo spins ‘toons into tunes with a fittingly cartoonish update of the sparse sound of ’90s indie hip hop (read more).
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Constantines, Tournament of Hearts (Sub Pop)
Ontario’s own Constantines release their third full length, their second for the Pacific Northwest mainstay Sub Pop. This time around, Tournament of Hearts is produced by Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock.
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Deerhoof, The Runners Four (Kill Rock Stars)
Deerhoof slowly lulls you into a sense of comfort with singer Satomi Matsuzaki’s sweet soprano before bashing you on the head with the butt end of a bass guitar (read more).
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dios (malos), dios (malos) (Startime International)
On their sophomore release, dios (malos) still sounds like a bunch of slackers who spend all day in the sand channeling textured, melodic pop — of the power, chamber, and lo-fi variety — into a sun-soaked, psych-washed noodling (read more).
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