Sunday, December 16 2001
S E T L I S T The Funny BirdChainsTides of the MoonTonite It ShowsDelta Sun Bottleneck StompHolesFriterringLincoln’s EyeNite and FogLittle RhymesYou’
Saturday, December 15 2001
The one thing you never want to hear at a concert, as the band takes the stage, with the lead singer conspicuously absent: “So I
Friday, December 14 2001
They Caught Me Smilin’ Agin Forged in the fabled hamlet of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, the Drive-By Truckers are magnificent in concert. Magnificent, that is, if
Thursday, December 13 2001
Moreover, the film asserts, if you're not careful in your dealings with people, you'll end up with no self and no life, in that big empty Times Square in your head.
What is perhaps most successful about 'Not Another Teen Movie' is its commentary on the obsessive and incessant whiteness of the genre.
There is also no end, at least as a Western viewer might imagine it, to the desert culture represented here, the traditions and meanings of Afghanistan, before, during, and perhaps after, the Taliban.
Wednesday, December 12 2001
Demon pop. All I could think watching Blonde Redhead’s two hour set at New York’s Irving Plaza was that this band must surely
Monday, December 10 2001
Gwen Stefani is the perfect girl. At once eternally self-confident and vulnerable, playful and tough, Stefani brings all the confusing (and often paradoxical) characteristics of
I’m not sure how Every Single Saturday classify themselves, whether they prefer to be called a power-pop band, or an alternative rock band, or
Johnny Cash created something new, a visceral, holy, and violent brand of folk music that passed itself off as 'country' when country was busy schlocking things up in Nashville, while folk was the province of hippie bubbleheads.
Sunday, December 9 2001
Wait—did he drop the guitar on purpose? The song continued, but James Walsh quit playing in the midst of the action, visibly overwhelmed and
Saturday, December 8 2001
Nikka Costa is Jesse Helms’ worst nightmare come to rock your town. If Nikka Costa didn’t exist, Prince would have to invent her. Thirty-three
Thursday, December 6 2001
The background surf, unbuttoned shirt, and look away from the camera -- all this demonstrates just how movie-starness is done. The plot, like I say, is beside the point.
Makes the connections for you, refusing to let you off the hook.
Monday, December 3 2001
With AOI: Bionix, the stakes are still high, except now De La are more concerned with safety and sustenance and their own mortality, or rather the things that mark the beginning of the transition into middle age.
Some of the old-time calypso masters are found on Mondo Soca, major talents like Andre Tanker, Kitchener, and Pretender, mixed with the newer soca stars
Oh, pop music! One minute, it pushes the envelope wide-wide open, then the next seals it up tight as can be! Such a force it
2”>Omer AvitalThink with Your Heart(Fresh Sound)US release date: September 2001 2”>Rob GarciaPlace of Resonance(Consolidated Artists Productions)US release date: September 2001 by Maurice Bottomley
So let’s get this out of the way right now: The Alarm sound like U2. They write big, anthemic rock songs of social importance.
While this is a noble endeavor and one that makes for a wonderful eclecticism from one issue to the next, it also means occasionally taking the bad eggs with the good.