10-in-10 CD reviews

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Each Friday we bring you reviews of 10 CDs released in the last few months done in 10 words each.

Jason Becker Collection — Showcasing guitar work of ‘80s musician sidelined by Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

Aaron Tippin In Overdrive — I’ve heard country songs about trucking, but a whole album?

Mono Hymn to the Immortal Wind — Japanese, orchestral, romantic, instrumental music makes me …yawn… very sleepy.

Broken Poets Everything in Nature — Dark, poetic coffeehouse rock with monotone vocals made me depressed.

Joe Cassady and the West End Sound The 47th Problem — Not the strongest singer, he’s more a hippy, rock beatnik.

Cyndi Harvell The Night Turned to Song — Storytelling folkster is easy-on-the-ears, offers enjoyable debut.

Gomez Bring It On — The British alternative anti-Oasis gets a 10th anniversary reissue.

The Killing Joke The Peel Sessions ’79-’81 — Punk band’s live, in-studio sessions finally being released commercially.

Jimmy Lloyd Jimmy Lloyd — Mellow rock vocalist’s tone lies somewhere between Dylan and Sandler.

Motion City Soundtrack Even If It Kills Me — Indie rock with splash of ‘80s and bit of emo.

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