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Thursday, February 21 2002

Queen of the Damned (2002)

Late in Queen of the Damned, Aaliyah makes her grand entrance. As Akasha, the “queen of all who are damned” to eternal night and grueling

Queen of the Damned (2002)

In 'Queen of the Damned', there's something more than a little obvious about the vampire Lestat as goth rock superstar.

Dragonfly (2002)

Belief is a big deal in 'Dragonfly', the latest entry in 2002's February Film Dump Sweepstakes.

Tuesday, February 19 2002

Rufus Wainwright

S E T    L I S T 1. Grey Gardens2. Greek Song3. Rebel Prince4. California5. The Consort6. Evil Angel7. In a Graveyard8. La Complainte

Concrete Blonde

Peaking during the big-hair, light-metal days of the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, Concrete Blonde stood alongside The Cure and Siouxsie and the Banshees as

The War to Keep the Written Word Alive: On the Front Line with America’s Literary Journals

“Literary magazines . . . are on the front line -– where discoveries are made, new visions birthed . . . Our goal is to get people to read again, to

Monday, February 18 2002

The Long Winters: The Worst You Can Do Is Harm

You need only flip through the booklet to The Long Winters’ debut, The Worst You Can Do Is Harm, to realize that this is far from your normal pop release.

Lambchop: Is a Woman

It’s a difficult album, despite its warm and friendly feel, and it doesn’t stand a chance in seven hells of yielding anything remotely resembling a hit.

John Vanderslice + The Court and Spark

Vanderslice Celebrates DIY Spirit, But Band Can Play Their Instruments John Vanderslice is a charismatic musician, and one energetic, blonde cutey of a front man.

Various Artists: Om Lounge Vol. 6 / Sounds of Om: Third Edition

 Various Artists Sounds of Om: Third Edition(Om)US release date: 22 January 2002 by Maurice Bottomley various-omlounge6.jpg :. e-mail this article:. print this article:.

V for Vendetta: Beneath This Mask Another Mask

Not shying away from statements about its own music and agendas, V for Vendetta’s political and philosophical statements may sometimes be a bit subtle

The Scooters: I Can See Your House From Here

Cue up “This is How it Ends”, the opening track on the Scooters first full-length, I Can See Your House From Here, and—if you’

South: From Here on In

Long hailed and praised in its native England for a cacophony of ambient sounds and straightforward rock pop, the youthful trio of South has been

The Mendoza Line: Lost in Revelry

I should probably own up to something up front—The Mendoza Line have been a bit of a pet band for me for practically their

Tanya Donelly: Beautysleep

After and absence of nearly five years, Tanya Donelly has returned with her most assured sounding record to date, Beautysleep. In the years since her

The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem: The Best of The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem

Although Irish music has been around for centuries, it wasn’t until the past hundred years or so that its impact was felt in North

The Chieftains: The Best of the Chieftains

While I’ve known about the Chieftains for many years, my interest in traditional Irish music has always been a fleeting one at best. It

Boards of Canada: Geogaddi

Perhaps two of electronica’s more enigmatic composers, Marcus Eoin and Michael Sandison rerouted the direction of electronic music in 1998 when their debut LP, Music

Sunday, February 17 2002

The New Pornographers

The New Pornographers are a pop musical revelation, a breath of fresh spring air blowing in a cloudy, smoky den of alt-numetal grunge-punk. From Vancouver,

Thursday, February 14 2002

The Divine Comedy

I could scarcely believe my eyes when going through the list of upcoming concerts. The Divine Comedy, Neil Hannon’s tribute band to Scott Walker,

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