Thursday, February 27 2003
What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the name George Gershwin? “Rhapsody in Blue”? An American in Paris? Perhaps Porgy And
While they may have a strong following in Seattle, Waxwing is a relatively unknown band. Tragic really, considering their homegrown brand of rough and ready
If there is one complaint that can be made about Mark O’Connor, and more or less everything that he does, it is that he
Weird little surprises like this album are the things you live for as a music fan. It’s one thing to have high expectations for
Every once in a while, you come across a CD that so strange, so unlike anything you have ever heard before, that when you try
Jazz, like any other art form, is a many-leveled thing. You can easily compile the A-list: Miles, ‘Trane, Monk, Mingus, Bird, etc., and probably a
It’s great fun trying to pin down Har Mar Superstar. Is he the real deal, or just an indie-rock hipster’s snide send-up of
This is as smooth and even a musical offering as the temperate climes of sunny California, and I guess that’s kind of the point
First off, is Kathleen Edwards worth the hype? After all, this is her debut album and she’s already garnering serious comparisons to Lucinda Williams.
Up until April 2002, hope sprang eternal for the Alice in Chains fan. The band, one of the finest to emerge from the early 1990s Seattle
Wednesday, February 26 2003
Hurd's debut work is a powerful document of family relations and the feelings that go along with them.
In 'Unstable Molecules', the group that started it all back in the early 1960s, 'The Fantastic Four', is reinvented for a new century. The question is if that's necessarily a good thing.
Come Into My House House concerts are apparently a bona fide phenomenon. Everyone from National Public Radio to the New York Times has yammered on
Criticizing David Gray is easy. It’s simple to make the argument that his songs are ubiquitous. Or that he doesn’t look like a
Flin Flon Plus/Minus It was no surprise that the music of the ‘80s would come back. The only question was what form the return
Dismemberment Plan Les Savy Fav S E T L I S T The Face of the EarthTime BombBraSecret CurseThe CityGirl O’ClockCome HomeChange
Sam Coomes is a man possessed. He’s a sorcerer, a conduit for ancient haunted spirits. He’s chased by the same devil that hunted
This desire to know and to accept that knowing is the only possible way forward is the theme tackled by Penelope Lively in her latest novel.
A beautifully written but ultimately unsatisfying novel about the trappings of life and the artifice of friendship.
Carefully and meticulously, van Heerden chronicles the notion of apartheid and its effect the inhabitants of Yearsonend.