Wednesday, July 17 2002
For Philadelphia brothers Dave and Serge Bielanko, the cornerstones behind roots rock group Marah, a change of pace, scenery and attitude was definitely in the
Urgent and exciting, Electric Sweat by The Mooney Suzuki is not for the passive listener. With 10 noisy and racing songs, the album gets blood pumping
Ray Kane is one of the few guitarists who can thank fish for his music. At one time, the art of Hawaiian slack key guitar
S E T L I S T Fuckin’ in the BushesHelloThe Hindu TimesHung in a Bad PlaceGo Let It OutColumbiaMorning GloryStop Crying Your
S E T L I S T [2 July 2002][Ah, The Rocky Theme . . .]Friday Night GodsFloat AwayThe CatfishermanLeavingSoulPoint BreezeDreamingCrying on an AirplanePeople of the
It’s been over a year since the official release of Lift to Experience’s debut album, but most people hardly know they exist. I,
Elf Power “Standard Elephant 6 fare” is how I heard one person describe the line-up of last Monday’s show at the Middle East in Cambridge,
In my review of Jucifer’s recent New York appearance, I remarked that I had found the band’s recorded work underwhelming, but their concert
S E T L I S T MisunderstoodGoodAllison FoleyRollingLive AgainExtra OrdinaryKing of New OrleansRosealiaAt the Stars/On FireWaxing or WaningThis Time of YearLifetimeDesperately
MTV's 'The Real World' has become a mainline for cultural propagation. The archetype of the 'reality tv' genre, this weekly, pretend-documentary consolidates, edits, and cannibalizes culture.
The novel treats a subject of current political debate: our President's peculiar enthusiasm for turning many of our social obligations over to 'faith based' philanthropic organizations.
He scourges the catacombs of literature and prose, and presents you with a glittering selection of informative gems.
According to Fukuyama, this Pandora's box can still be shut, but only if we marshal the appropriate scientific and political forces and legislate our way to a safer tomorrow.
Pelecanos is a lifelong resident of the nation's capital who has observed gentrification erode whatever character or sense of continuity the environment once possessed.
Satire's audiences have always tended to come from the very section of society that is being satirized.
If you had your doubts about Dole before, this will only confirm the worst of them.
College students are often credited with the more bizarre fads which seem to have all been popularized briefly, then forgotten as soon as another trend hit the scene.
Tuesday, July 16 2002
Rock writers are cagey creatures. By profession, they sift through a more-than-average amount of music, encounter their fair share of crap, try to find something
As the Pistols geared up for the release of 'God Save the Queen', scores of youths, scattered around Europe and elsewhere, sensed the imminent revolution: They dismissed David Bowie and Gary Glitter as bourgeois, listened to 'Anarchy in the UK', and as the last act of defiance, wore safety pins on their school uniforms.
Growing up in Missouri, Jeb Loy Nichols loved listening to Hank Williams and Merle Haggard, but along the way Al Green and Jimmy Cliff weren’