Friday, August 9 2002
Explores a dark side of stand-up comedy, but relies on stereotypes rather than shedding new light on the subject.
Into Justine's black hole of a routine walks Holden glowering, self-consciously poetic, urgent.
A diluted reissue of Tung Wai's Hitman.
Thursday, August 8 2002
I love the current trend of record labels re-mixing, re-packaging, and re-releasing my favorite albums from middle and high school in order to win my
At night strange light will appear in marshes that flitters and dances for a few moments before it disappears. Known as will o’ the wisps,
If you’re looking for classic Springsteen, look no farther than “Further On (Up the Road)”, a rocker about companionship fueled by three guitars, a
Brian Dougans and Garry “Gaz” Cobain came together in the early 1990s to form an out-there techno duo called the Future Sound of London. Their
Note: Tracks in bold are compiled on The Essential Earth, Wind, and Fire More than any group during the 1970s, Earth, Wind, and Fire negotiated
Talk about spreading yourself thin. First, you release a landmark track, “In/Flux”, that more or less inspires countless beat junkies and critics to claim
Wednesday, August 7 2002
I know lounge now includes chill-out, trip-hop and even deep house within its very marketable remit, but I hadn’t realised it had swallowed up
In this reviewer’s perfect world, everyone would own and absolutely love at least one Too Much Joy album. It wouldn’t even have to
Hang on, hang on tight. The new release from eclectic alternative geek-rockers They Might Be Giants is an interactive multimedia experience geared toward children of
“Knowing that our music is nothing if not idiosyncratic, and doesn’t really cater to popular ‘taste,’ we . . . envisioned advertising slogans along the lines of, ‘
The Prodigy deserves a lot of credit for lending electronica a human face and rock star attitude. Unlike many other electronic acts (for e.g.,
Jelly Roll Morton’s reputation as jazz music’s first real composer and arranger rests on a small number of sides he recorded in Chicago
Just in case his quiet demeanor and general “nice guy-ness” don’t get the message across about guitarist Bill Frisell, how about this: On his
Dan Veach, review by Gideon Kennedy -- Otherwise, unlike many literary magazines in which readers are more likely to flip through stopping at titles of interest, Atlanta Review print edition can be read comfortably from cover to cover. Because whatever land it happens to be selling, it knows the value of its real estate.
S E T L I S T OuttathawayAutumn ShadeHighly EvolvedCountry YardGet FreeMs. JacksonIn the JungleMary JaneSunshinin1969 They’re the next “big thing”, they’
As a late-arriving passenger on the their bandwagon, I was disappointed to learn that At the Drive In had broken up before I had the