Sunday, December 1 2002
When asked to write about my single favourite album of all time, I realized it was one of the hardest questions I’ve ever been
Music purists, however heartfelt their intentions are, can be annoying. These “fair-weather” fans tend to get upset when their favorite artists want to branch out
“Every golden nugget coming like a gift of the gods,Someone must have blessed us when he gave us those songs.” —Jim Steinman, “Rock and
Remember when Jets to Brazil were just starting out? How excited everyone was to hear Blake Schwarzenbachs’ new band; especially since Chris Daly of Texas
Fans of intricately layered Britpop, take note: this is one you might find okay at first listen. However, by the tenth listen it’s almost
So, Camper Van Beethoven is back. True to the band’s bizarre, absurd form, it’s to promote the album that has been hinted at
Friday, November 29 2002
Paul Justman's 'Standing in the Shadows of Motown' aims to recover the Funk Brothers' legacy.
The liveliest moments in Steven Soderbergh's Solaris belong to Jeremy Davies' hands.
Ja is partnered with Steven Seagal, the fading action/martial arts star who not only refuses to go away.
The cruelest of Malfoy's bigotries is directed against lovely, diligent Hermoine.
'I look at myself and the movies I do as a brand,' Ice Cube tells 'Variety'.
For Haynes, much of this surface is simultaneously supple and precise, 'girly-swirly,' as he terms it.
Never acknowledges that the moral order in the United States has always been a fiction.
Bond's issues have to do with self-identity.
As usual in Egoyan's films, tangled familial relationships inspire chaos and meanness as much as understanding and benevolence.
Thursday, November 28 2002
Sixtieth anniversaries are auspicious, and no one can blame the Savoy Jazz label for celebrating its 60th year in style. A record label synonymous with
In the ‘90s, groups that dog. were the alternative pop to that decades’ “alternative” rock. They were the type of band that the more mainstream
Sometimes an album will click with me at the strangest time and place. Take Six by Seven’s sophomore album, The Closer You Get. I’
In a world of UK exports that rely on Britrock dawdlers and flavor-of-the-week trends, rock is in need of an antidote—something to cure the
LLooking at Good Charlotte’s second full-length release, The Young & The Hopeless, it’s obvious these guys want to be punk. Badly. It’s