Sunday, October 9 2011
In the '90s, industrial music crossed over into the mainstream with heavy guitar and massive personalities, but blue collar labor itself was disappearing...
Monday, August 29 2011
Richard Linklater's Slacker commemorates its anniversary and finds an audience outside of twenty-somethings.
Wednesday, September 15 2010
Half the fun of lists like this is tearing them down immediately after they’ve been built up.
Monday, March 29 2010
Juliana Hatfield remains deep in mourning for the days of Crystal Pepsi and Pogs, but can't seem to say anything very intellectual about it here.
Sunday, July 29 2007
Propelled by choppy guitars and a whole lot of charm, Cookies will make you get up and get your ass on the dance floor, provided no one slaps it first.
Wednesday, May 19 2004
Along with Blur’s Parklife, it remains the high point of the Britpop era; music, lyrics, production, artwork, it’s as perfect as it gets, one that I, personally, will never, ever tire of hearing.
Thursday, September 4 2003
Pulp have a greatest hits record, and it’s about goddamned time. The enigmatic group, fronted by the inimitable Jarvis Cocker, are by far the oldest and wisest of the Britpop behemoths.
Sunday, January 12 2003
Few British bands have come close to matching the remarkable string of excellent albums that Pulp has put together over the past 10 years.