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The Minus 5, Plus Plenty

The Minus 5 is the newest album by singer-songwriter Scott McCaughey. The musical polymath from Seattle is best known for playing with Young Fresh Fellows and R.E.M. The new record features contributions from Pete Buck, Jeff Tweedy, John Wesley Harding and other contributors.

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Ken Tucker reviews rock, country, hip-hop and pop music for Fresh Air. He is a cultural critic who has been the editor-at-large at Entertainment Weekly, and a film critic for New York Magazine. His work has won two National Magazine Awards and two ASCAP-Deems Taylor Awards. He has written book reviews for The New York Times Book Review and other publications.