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Monday, February 18 2002

The Scooters: I Can See Your House From Here

Cue up “This is How it Ends”, the opening track on the Scooters first full-length, I Can See Your House From Here, and—if you’

South: From Here on In

Long hailed and praised in its native England for a cacophony of ambient sounds and straightforward rock pop, the youthful trio of South has been

The Mendoza Line: Lost in Revelry

I should probably own up to something up front—The Mendoza Line have been a bit of a pet band for me for practically their

Tanya Donelly: Beautysleep

After and absence of nearly five years, Tanya Donelly has returned with her most assured sounding record to date, Beautysleep. In the years since her

The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem: The Best of The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem

Although Irish music has been around for centuries, it wasn’t until the past hundred years or so that its impact was felt in North

The Chieftains: The Best of the Chieftains

While I’ve known about the Chieftains for many years, my interest in traditional Irish music has always been a fleeting one at best. It

Boards of Canada: Geogaddi

Perhaps two of electronica’s more enigmatic composers, Marcus Eoin and Michael Sandison rerouted the direction of electronic music in 1998 when their debut LP, Music

Sunday, February 17 2002

The New Pornographers

The New Pornographers are a pop musical revelation, a breath of fresh spring air blowing in a cloudy, smoky den of alt-numetal grunge-punk. From Vancouver,

Thursday, February 14 2002

The Divine Comedy

I could scarcely believe my eyes when going through the list of upcoming concerts. The Divine Comedy, Neil Hannon’s tribute band to Scott Walker,

Agnostic Front with TSOL on “The Unity Tour”

Halfway into Agnostic Front’s blistering set, it began to rain. Off-white gobs of something, with the consistency of gravy, dropped from the sky in

Super Troopers (2002)


Return to Never Land (2002)

Peter Pan is queer. We're all clear on that, right?"

John Q (2002)

After 'Collateral Damage', you might imagine that most every aggrieved father cliché has been unturned. But no. Here comes 'John Q'.

Hart’s War (2002)

Predictably, Hart's war ends up being his education, his route to noble manhood.

Crossroads (2002)

Unlike the audiences at most movie previews, these folks at 'Crossroads' were amped.

Wednesday, February 13 2002

Kleenex Girl Wonder

S E T    L I S T AmeliaTake My Heart and Rub itReunited AirlinesBack in Black (snippet)That’s Why I Write Such

Monday, February 11 2002

Johnny Cash: The Essential Johnny Cash

Thousands of words have been spilled over Johnny Cash, and more have accompanied this new two-disc set, which collects 36 songs from across the first four

Sunday, February 10 2002

Dick Dale

The Second Wave of Music from the Extreme A lot of people, the majority young indie-looking types, felt this was a show not to be

Saturday, February 9 2002

Jill Sobule

S E T    L I S T JetpackBitterJoey (Heatherton)(Ex-gay ministry song)MargaretKaren by NightThe Money Shot(I Live like a) FreshmanHeroesLucy at

Friday, February 8 2002

Baaba Maal

The Triumph of Pure Sound Baaba Maal was supposed to be onstage at 8:00 p.m., and now it’s 8:25, and the crowd is getting as

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