Tuesday, April 16 2002
The Canadian quartet Sloan has always fashioned itself after the democracy within the Beatles. In both bands, all four distinct members contribute to the songwriting.
“After Bob Dylan took his guitar case on the road to New York . . . he inspired an earnest army of guitar poets who took a dubious
Although it is not easy to stand out in the crowded Latin jazz market, Tony Perez has some distinct advantages. His instrument is the piano
Seeing the spine of a CD with Dan the Automator’s name on it is somewhat akin to finding a copy of Hamlet credited to
Without a doubt, Digdig is a record of nearly irresistible charms, and the good feeling contained in the music is more than infectious, it’s
It all depends on how you’re going to like this split EP by Chicago favorites Alkaline Trio and Gainesville, Florida’s Hot Water Music.
Gary Allan has built his career by being a commercially successful yet left-of-centre country artist, and as the genre recovers from an unpleasant onslaught of
Thursday, April 11 2002
Shortly after the September attacks on the World Trade Center, an incident occurred within the punk underground community that illustrates an unsettling hesitancy among purveyors
“Let me point out two things. Number One: All of us are deeply involved with politics whether we know it or not and whether we
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Ahead of their time, or out of their time? The Reivers was cut from the same indie cloth as R.E.M., only they were
The concept of cartoon bands has always fascinated me. You can’t ask for a better marriage between visual and audio than sharp animation and
It’s not that cool to be cool anymore. Back when Dimitri from Paris put out A Night at the Playboy Mansion in 2000—or “Y
The good news is that Brendan Benson is back. Six years later, this singer/songwriter returns with a winning sophomore collection of a dozen personal
The film's assumptions about the Agency, are, in a word, Before September 11, before top secret government agencies (CIA, FBI, etc.) were revealed as not doing what they've been pretending to be doing all this time.
The Sweetest Thing targets moviegoers who seek out the familiar and formulaic.
It's not every day that you see an older adult with mental disabilities as the star in an internationally distributed film.
When the children speak for themselves, 'Promises' is very powerful.
National Lampoon's Van Wilder [is] the latest version of Maxim, the Movie.
What makes the Maysles' work special lies in how they manage, by focusing so intently on their subjects, to elicit a body of information that the audience is compelled to examine for its possible meaning.