Sunday, January 12 2003
The Loveliest Rose is an album of Christmas music from Norway; but don’t expect “Deck the Halls With Boughs of Holly” or even “Good
Biffy Clyro started out as a teenaged group in the mid-‘90s in a small village in Scotland. Influenced by Nirvana and Guns ‘N Roses
Friday, January 10 2003
When the movie does work, it's more often than not because of Raymond J. Berry's understated rendering of the assassin as a simple, humorless man.
Thursday, January 9 2003
It could have been great. It had all the right ideas, right motivations. The key ingredients. A psychedelic underground pop band, straight from the streets
This is very good news indeed. Just when doubts were brewing about whether The Shazam could return to the kind of form displayed on their
For nearly 10 years, Rhett Miller and his band Old 97’s have defied simple categorization. Alt-country? Sure, in that they don’t play the typical gag
DIANA KRALL Live in Paris [DVD](Eagle Eye Media)US release date: 2 April 2002UK release date: 1 April 2002 by Wayne Franklin kralldiana-live.jpg :. e-mail this
Al Jarreau was going to be as important as Curtis, Marvin, or Stevie. At least that was the way he was talked about briefly in 1975
As musical genres go, few are more limiting than hardcore punk rock. After all, there’s only so much that you can do with three
Here it is, people—a dance album without clichés, and a group that refuses to do what they’re “supposed” to do (crank out
During the introduction to this DVD biography of Miles Davis released by Sony Music Miles’ onetime mentor, trumpeter Clark Terry, points out that the tension
Elvis Costello is one of those artists that people love. Not just listen to and like, not just appreciate and admire, but actually wholly love,
So here’s the burden—you’ve been heralded as this generation’s Celebrity Gramscian. You know, the kind of brotha given to counter hegemonic
Its frank observations of love in excess of gender (or even sex) and its postmodern, eclectic style are distinctly reflective of our own present.
Scary as this sounds -- Courtney Love channeling Claire Standish or Andie Walsh -- it might explain a few things about what was going on in Trapped.
Both Henry and Nick are addicted, in different ways, to the job, the adrenalin it churns up.
Love Liza wallows in grief and asks its audience to do likewise.
Some movies don't need to be made.
Lotte Reiniger used film to... investigate the connections between past and present traditions.
Wednesday, January 8 2003
It’s been nearly two decades since British reggae group UB40 had a hit with “Red Red Wine”. Since that highpoint, the group has faded