Wednesday, March 19 2003
Prior to the Manic Street Preachers rise to the British rock elite, there was a band that many believed would eventually become what the Manics
Hipster fans of alt-country tend to steer clear of the Derailers. After all, the Austin, Texas-based band doesn’t fit the Whiskeytown/Old 97s/Son
On his debut full-length Tomorrow Right Now, Beans is both floating somewhere in the upper galaxies and cooling out on city streets. His style is
The subject of today’s evisceration is the new record from King Britt called Adventures in Lo-Fi. Sadly, the title is a lie: this record
When you usually think of seeing jazz great Dave Brubeck and his accompanying trio of musicians, it’s often either at an outdoor venue, jazz
Ellis' tale gives the reader an intriguing glimpse into a strange reality that is as human as it is futuristic and fantastic.
A delightful romp through a pseudo-Depression Era world.
So why should it be a surprise that superheroes, at some point in their careers, would have their star fall?
In most film, TV, and literature, gay characters are usually victims of prejudice and/or violence. The Rawhide Kid is anything but a victim. He may be fancy, but he can kick butt with the best of them.
Supergrass The Coral This was one of those rare performances—like Pavement at the Vic Theater in 1999 at the tail end of their Terror Twilight
The Incapacitants Aube A dark, cool night and heavy rainfall created the perfect backdrop for the opening night of Alchemy Records’ week-long showcase in Shibuya,
Sure, the Coral are just a few yards in front of me, but they’re not really here. They’re in a happier place and
Gang Starr Floetry If the trajectory of Common’s rap persona were mapped out on a flow chart, you’d see a line climbing steadily
S E T L I S T PepitaAcross the WireThe Ride Part IIThe Black LightQuattro (World Drifts In)Sonic WindFrontera / TriggerNot Even Stevie
The Exies Carolyn Mark Trapt There are generally two large music “to dos” in Toronto each year. North By Northeast (NXNE), the cousin of South
Recipe: Live Audioslave With 25% Soundgarden and 75% Rage Against the Machine, hard-rock saviors Audioslave arrived before a sold-out crowd at the Riviera Theatre with high expectations
Elizabeth Young is ultimately a book lover's reviewer rather than a conventional industry hack.
Frogs are supposed to be a 'sentinel species' . . . If frogs are doing badly, we have reason to be anxious.
Both in throwing his bricks and presenting his bouquets, [the author] seems curiously off the mark.
The book is nothing more than one fan's viewpoint on the tortured existence of Staley.