Wednesday, December 11 2002
Now, I love jazz guitar but I can’t say it’s an area that I go to expecting too many surprises. I simply never
To say the Blood Brothers play hardcore music is like proclaiming that ‘N Sync are a band—the declarations are indeed true, but they both
The collection of faux scholarly reviews at times even references itself.
The most successful amongst them possessed 'Face'.
The Mary of Schoemperlen's imagination is a considerate houseguest, a witty conversationalist, an avid reader, a breaker of diet resolutions, a shrewd shopper, and a congenial companion.
By the time Clinton arrived, Nader was a has-been.
Sometimes life is less interesting than fiction, even that of a star-screwing supermodel.
A Love Supreme was recorded the same way it was composed, and was composed the same way it was conceived: quickly, in the moment's inspiration.
Things that seem 'lighter than air' can carry secretly within them vast potential weights of human suffering and catastrophe.
... it's terribly difficult to fully realize and comprehend the awe that was Garbo.
Hart is a poet of consistent themes, whose work becomes (in this arrangement) structured around a systematic and co-ordinated series of repetitions.
With more than sixty books to her credit, the eagerly anticipated thriller, The Crush is a welcome addition to the Brown canon of classics.
Tuesday, December 10 2002
Tahmineh Milani charts the tragedy of stunted aspiration and the social subjugation faced by female participants.
If there's anyone you'd want to have talking you through his movie, it would be John Sayles.
The fascination of British filmmakers with the visually dynamic even occurs in films that seem concerned with quotidian subject matter.
Monday, December 9 2002
Who better to record a tribute album to country music pioneer Mel Tillis than his own daughter? Pam Tillis, a country legend in her own
One of the more enduring music history debates concerns the Sacramento five-piece, Tesla. Were they or weren’t they justly lumped into the hair-metal category
Free Fall is unquestionably a lost classic of jazz, one that you would have thought a major label or maybe one of Joel Dorn’s
If you’ve never heard of Skeleton Key before, and their new album happened to fall into your lap, you’d look at its darkly
Trying to place New Jersey’s the Secession Movement into some sort of table or chart for comparison against other groups is pointless. Call this