Monday, May 28 2001
In its discussion of Air, the Rough Guide to Rock quotes a (possibly apocryphal) 1992 headline from the French national newspaper Le Figaro lamenting “Thirty Years
Sunday, May 27 2001
Let me just be the first to say that I am officially floored by Tik N’ Tak. I haven’t been able to take this
Saturday, May 26 2001
All is well, Greyboy is back and dropping bombs. How does this sound—phat basslines, deep jazzy vibraphone, MCs in full flight and snippets of
This review is dedicated to the memory of Norris Turney. Not a name that causes much of a ripple even in the jazz world, but
I am always a little over-awed by ECM recordings. They sound as if they should be listened to in a large, loft apartment (with minimalist
Wednesday, May 23 2001
24 May 2001: Troubadour - Los Angeles.
24 May 2001: The Mercury Lounge - New York.
Tuesday, May 22 2001
23 May 2001: Village Underground - New York.
Although his main band is waning in popularity as the remaining indie guitar rock fans get too old to go to club shows, Mac McCaughan continues to develop as a musician and a songwriter.
Monday, May 21 2001
That’s how a friend described Pneumonia to me. He said it as both a songwriter and as a listener, and my heart fairly leapt
You have to wait a full two minutes, 12 seconds into the first track for that marvelous distinctive lush bass sound, but in theory, when you’
One of the oddest and most unexpected pleasures of Pearl Jam’s latest LP Binaural was “Evacuation”, penned by new drummer Matt Cameron. A driving
This is a remix album and a good one—but a word of warning. If you think that the prime function of a re-mix is
Wat a strange, interesting little album. In as many respects that it conforms to the conventional expectations of contemporary pop music, that is, pop music
Professional Murder Music is yet another band that will be competing for the top slots of metal playlists over the next year. With some support
Barbara Manning made her name in the early ‘90s as one of the Bay Area’s finest musicians, garnering praise from fellow musicians and critics
You may recall that not too long ago I conducted an interview with my Inner Self when I reviewed The Wes Hollywood Show’s latest
“Nothing essential happens in the absence of noise”. —Jacques Attali, Noise: The Political Economy of Music Low’s Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker have consistently
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God, I must be getting old. Only three days past my twenty-eighth birthday, and it already feels like I’ve turned some kind of corner,