Monday, April 1 2002
At the end of 2001, I took a pass on the opportunity to write a “best albums of 2001” list for any of the various publications that
The Posies are back. Or were they ever gone? Two years after announcing they would never play together again, here is proof that breaking up
The Pernice Brothers come from a different universe. They make music as if they’re from some parallel reality where three-minute songs teeming with guitars
Out of the voices and din of what sounds like some late night hipster hot spot comes the low rumble of a piano, like an
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In recent years, it appears that record companies have done everything and anything possible to ensure longstanding artists or those on the wane continue to
Babe, I dig your sound! No really, I’m not just saying that. It’s so—how should I put this—original! What do you
Friday, March 29 2002
Reverend Horton Heat Nashville Pussy As I arrive at the Irving Plaza just a few minutes before Nashville Pussy are to begin their show, I
S E T L I S T 51 PhantomSugartownLord Have MercyFreedom HighwayShake Em On DownThe Thrill Is GoneUp Over YonderSnakes in My BushesDrinking Muddy
OK, imagine this. You’re standing in the beautiful Aragon Ballroom in Chicago watching the latest hyped multimedia event. You’d right click on the
Driving, driving, driving. Listening to music and driving. Driving, driving, missing the exit off I-495 and driving. You’d think there’d be more signage
Brown Sugar & the Emperor of Wyoming Songbirds of the rock era have never had it easy in the pop arena. Some, like Joni Mitchell,
Thursday, March 28 2002
You can’t avoid it. I’ve tried to listen to this as a standard album and to judge it accordingly. It can’t be
There’s something to be said for perseverance. For the better part of the last 10 years, John Darnielle, AKA The Mountain Goats (yes, we know,
Become You is among the best they’ve ever done, and if this album doesn’t charm you, nothing will.
He may have been a member of Squeeze during their glory days, but to most people nowadays, Jools Holland is best known as the affable
Souljacker is as strong as any of Eels previous albums, but even crawling through the muck there is a lot more joy and life here than heard before.
When fans and rock writers look at the career of Comet Gain, a bratty quasi-punk outfit born and bred on the streets of London, there
Pop the new Chemical Brothers album, Come With Us into your CD player, and let the genie out of the bottle. A flurry of soundtrack
The conflicts are familiar, but 'The Rookie' presents them admirably and resolves them without sap overload.