Wednesday, October 2 2002
For James Yorkston, it seems that he can do no wrong when it comes to being at the right place at the right time. When
Personal, ambitious, sprawling, underrated: Where I’m Coming From still has its pleasures.
“Rock for the Geeks” is how The Squish are presented on their website. Snowglobe Records proclaims that Still So Sweet is the “hotly anticipated release
My favorite song on Papa Roach’s new album, lovehatetragedy is “Walking Thru Barbed Wire”, about the death of singer, Jacoby Shaddix’s dog. Terrifying
In the age of excess, of “biggie size it” and gas guzzling SUVs, of self-centered cell phone users endangering our lives at every other turn,
Do you have that certain friend you call on when life seems out of control? You know, that person you call when you feel stuck
If there’s any justice in the world, or if J.J. Cale at least signed a decent contract, he’s able to relax on
Eric Bachmann’s Short Careers poses this question: is it possible to release a brilliant, challenging, sweeping album that no one cares about? In some
Once upon a time, Spoon were poised to be that Next Big Thing. First, it was when their first release Telephono jet screamed out of
Thee Shams The Phenoms Peelers A triple bill at an unusual venue proved the spirit of the small, DIY rock show isn’t dead in
S E T L I S T I Want the One I Can’t HaveHairdresser on FireSuedeheadLittle Man What Now?The First of
And lo, the geek shall inherit the earth. Something lost in the translation, because Moby wasn’t meant to be this big. Prior to this
Jimmy Eat WorldPhoto credit: Chris McCann If I hated Jimmy Eat World, this review would definitely be a more entertaining read. These guys are just
It doesn't matter whether you're 16 or 65. You'll laugh out loud at this stuff.
At its heart, it is rumination on the art of photography.
Serves as a diary of the main players involved in the heyday of New York's Alley.
The only real analogy for Capt. James Cooke, who resolutely explored the Pacific between 1768 and 1780, is Capt. James Kirk, captain of the starship Enterprise.
Monday, September 30 2002
In quiet and unassuming fashion, Santa Monica, California’s KCRW has kept the faith in promoting good music. Their morning show, Morning Becomes Eclectic, is
For a while now, I’ve been concerned about my niece, recently turned five. Don’t get me wrong: Her parents have done a great
In high school, my friends and I would organize music buying trips to Detroit as badges of our disaffection from the choke chain constraints of