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ASTRID WILLIAMSON – PULSE

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Haunting, ethereal, and magical, Pulse marks a new direction for Astrid Williamson, whose eighteen-year career has seen her exploring a wealth of creative avenues and collaborative relationships. For Pulse, Williamson tapped guitarist and ambient musician Leo Abrahams to bring space and sonic depth to her batch of soulful, folk-slanted, electronic-flecked songs

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STEVE CROPPER – DEDICATED

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As the original guitarist of Stax Records house band, Booker T. & the M.G.'s, Steve Cropper has played on hundreds of historical tracks. Voted as one of Rolling Stone Magazine's top 100 guitar players of all time, he has worked blues legends Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, The Blues Brothers and many others. Dedicated is his debut release with 429 Records and a tribute to R&B/Doo-wop band The 5 Royales. The collection of songs on this disc features re-worked versions of some of the group's most enduring songs and includes contributions from Lucinda Williams, Steve Winwood, B.B. King, Bettye Lavette, Sharon Jones, John Popper, Delbert McClinton and others.  

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TRIVIUM – IN WAVES

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TRIVIUM – IN WAVES

Trivium released their debut Roadrunner album to massive critical acclaim when the band was just in their teens. Now the band has returned with In Waves – their strongest effort since that debut. The band has firmly established themselves as one of the strongest young metal bands around.   * 10 out of 10 review in Germany’s Rock Hard Magazine * Trivium has sold over 500 thousand albums in the U.S. and over 60 thousand in Canada. Many of those right here at CHEEKY MONKEY * The last studio record debuted at #23 in the US and #19 on the Top 200 Canadian Soundscan. As well as #4 on the Hard Rock Chart. * TRIVIUM is performing on the Rockstar Mayhem tour this summer

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KEB MO – THE REFLECTION

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KEB MO – THE REFLECTION

Keb Mo’s newest album, “The Reflection”, has been two years in the making and captures his musical spirit and virtuosity at its peak. Collaborating with such artists as India.Arie, Vince Gill, Marcus Miller, Dave Koz, and David T. Walker, the songs have a deep emotional connection and show Keb to be a master at blending blues, jazz, R&B, and soul through melody and rhythm.

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BLAKE SHELTON – RED RIVER BLUE

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 "Honey Bee," is the lead-off single from Red River Blue, which is currently #2 on the Canada Country chart. Blake debuted "Honey Bee" on the 2011 ACM Awards, where he was a co-host alongside Reba McEntire. In 2001, Blake made his debut with the single "Austin". Released as the lead-off single from his self-titled debut album, "Austin" went on to peak at #60 at Country radio in Canada. Shelton followed his debut with 2003's The Dreamer (his first for Warner Bros. proper) and 2004's Blake Shelton's Barn & Grill, where his first single “Some Beach” reached #1 on the Country charts, and following single “Nobody But Me” peaked at #7. Shelton followed his third album with, Pure BS, and a fifth album, Startin' Fires, whose debut single “She Wouldn’t Be Gone” peaked at #7 at Country. “Hillbilly Bone,” from Shelton’s Sixth studio album, and his first SIX PAK of the same name ...

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WAGONS – RUMBLE, SHAKE AND TUMBLE

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The title Rumble, Shake And Tumble goes a long way in describing Wagons’ rowdy roots-rock style. Their unruly sound draws upon rock ’n’ roll, country, cabaret, psychedelia and soul, held together by Henry Wagons’ entertainingly twisted vision that fuses Leon Russell’s laidback cool with fellow Aussie Nick Cave’s noir hipness. Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Wagons includes drummers/bassists Mark Dawson and Si Francis, guitarists Chad Mason and Richard Blaze, and keyboardist Matthew Hassett. Their live shows are dynamic and unpredictable – Henry Wagons’ banter walks the line between taunt and torment while the band swaps instruments and balances just on the edge of total, incredible, majestic chaos. The album bursts forth with massive open chord riffing in the Tom Petty-ish “Downlow,” to reveal the swampy stomp of “I Blew It.” The dark country epic “Love is Burning” gives way to the cuss-laced-yet-tender “Moon Into Sun” and heartbreaking ballad “My Daydreams,” which finds solid ...

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GARY CLARK JR. – THE BRIGHT LIGHTS E.P.

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Hot on the heels of a blistering set at the Bonnaroo Festival, singer, songwriter, and guitarist Gary Clark Jr. has released just his debut The Bright Lights EP,  on Warner Bros. Records, to be followed by a new album in 2012. Weaned on John Lee Hooker, Curtis Mayfield, and Snoop Dogg, Clark fuses his deep rock, R&B and blues influences with a love of classic soul and contemporary hip-hop beats.  He is the only newcomer to be selected by Eric Clapton to perform at the 2010 Crossroads Guitar Festival.

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DEXTER – SEASON 5 – DVD & BLU-RAY

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The fifth seasin finds Dexter struggling with the guilt over over Rita's death. He seeks solace in his old killer ways and embarks on an unexpected and surprising relationship with the mysterious Lumen.  But Dexter's need to kill overpowers his desire for human connection. Now with a few people closer to discovering the truth about him, how much longer will America's (& Canada's) favorite serial killer be able to keep his dark secret?

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HOODED FANG – TOSTA MISTA

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Hooded Fang’s second album, Tosta Mista, marks another big step forward for a band that has already gained considerable momentum in the past year. Their first full-length, the critically-acclaimed Album, was released just nine months ago and support has reached every corner of Canada. From a cross-country tour with The Rural Alberta Advantage to being the most blogged up-and-coming band on The Hype Machine to a 2011 Polaris Prize nomination, Hooded Fang are headed for big things in 2011.

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GUY CLARK – SONGS AND STORIES

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GUY CLARK – SONGS AND...

Recorded live, Songs And Stories recounts an evening of music and insight from the legendary troubadour that spans Clark’s 40 years of rough-and-tumble yet earnest storytelling. This latest effort from Clark includes brand new recordings of L.A. Freeway, The Randall Knife, The Cape, Homegrown Tomatoes, Stuff That Works and other well-known fan favorites plus the stories behind them.     23 of Guy Clark’s best songs and the stories behind them. Includes LA Freeway, The Cape, Homegrown Tomatoes, Dublin Blues and The Randall Knife among others.

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