Monday, September 18 2000
The greatest American rock band, if such a beast can be captured, wasn’t The Doors—Morrison’s putrid poetry hasn’t aged well, and
Talib Kweli belongs to an ever-growing legion of young hip-hoppers who celebrate the roots of the music while melding it with neo-soul rhythms and a
This is the kind of recording that Paul Simon and Neil Young used to release. You know…the kind of songs that glow like a
What a difference a decade makes. Or not, as the case may be, at least when it comes to a new Go-Betweens records. Last heard
EC8OR are some angry kids, that’s for sure. What they’re angry about, though, is a little harder to figure out. Like Atari
Country sensation Terri Clark has done a lot of growing up since debuting in the genre five years ago. On her latest endeavor, Fearless, the
Sunday, September 17 2000
“Audience Is Listening,” the opening track of The Marshmallow Coast’s latest offering, Marshmallow Coasting, may be the most bizarre mini-intro ever committed to disc.
Thursday, September 14 2000
's performance at Towson's Recher Theatre, not even as the band opened their set with 45 minutes of music from Mermaid Avenue, the two-volume collection of unfinished Woody Guthrie songs that Tweedy and co-collaborator Billy Bragg put to music.
“It’s for people who are not too happy, for people who are in touch with the evil side of themselves…so all the happy
Monday, September 11 2000
You get a general inkling as to the nature of this record when the opening cut, ““We’re Back” features a rant from Guttermouth’s
While Tom Tom Club began as a side project for Talking Heads’ rhythm section Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz, it has become the couple’s
Tidewater Grain adds a bit of heart and integrity into the hard rock scene, and that’s refreshing compared to the ever growing Korn and
Sigh. The Softies. Sometimes, it’s so great to know exactly what you’re getting in a band. Take the Butthole Surfers, or the Beastie
Doug Pinnick is certainly no stranger to side projects. The King’s X bassist/vocalist has been somewhat of a hot commodity in rock music
It’s impossible to take The Sound of Urchin seriously, but you’re probably not supposed to. Lacking in any sort of solemnity, The Sound
The first time I turned on the radio and heard “St. Theresa,” (the opening track off Osborne’s 1995 release, Relish) I felt branded for life.
This rare recording of Robert Nighthawk on Maxwell Street in 1964, just like the Maxwell Street of today, is clouded by controversy. You can read about
The latest in pre-packaged, good looking girl groups is i5, a group of five Spice Girl wannabes put together by Giant Records. Although all five
I’m convinced that there’s something about Veni Vidi Vicious, that illicits borderline personality. One minute I’m singing its praises to everyone I
Favez is nothing revolutionary. They play straightforward, honest alternative rock, and that’s it. They don’t experiment with sound or deviate from the standard