This Week Music: 10/8-10/14

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews:

The Tragically Hip: Now For Plan A - streamlined songs
Robert Pollard: Jack Sells the Cow - good rockers
AC Newman: Shut Down the Streets - mellower pop
Stereolab: Sound-Dust - endless interesting
Funkadelic: Maggot Brain - never better
Jane’s Addiction: The Great Escape Artist - U2 maturity
The Smiths: Meat Is Murder - Marr masterpieces