Monday, June 11 2001
Riz Maslen is somewhat of an enigma in electronic music. For starters, she’s not that electronic. In the past she’s leaned toward creating
Over the course of a long and winding career, Willie Nelson has been a lot of things: gifted songwriter, outlaw country singer, concept album master,
Catch a Fire, Bob Marley and the Wailers’ first major label release, was the album that set the band—primarily Marley, of course—on the
Their sound was already classic. Despite being together close to a decade, the release of Catch a Fire in 1973, marked the first the music of
Kevin Kling speaks like he’s a little kid jumping up and down, giddy with enthusiasm to tell you something. As is the case with
The electronic jazz/post-rock instrumental experimentation of Fontanelle’s 2000 self-titled debut suggested a slightly funky hybrid of Can and early-‘70s Miles Davis. F offers
“The communion of the saints, in earlier times it was set by painters in a golden heaven, shining, beautiful and full of peace . . . It is
Utilizing the same retro-futuristic attitude as groups like Pizzicato Five and Air, the musician known as David Candy (a persona of Washington D.C. musician
With “indie rock” wallowing in self-consciousness and annoying twee-pop, it is with relief that one realizes the utter lack of pretension that characterizes an Ass
A name like Absinthe Blind would lead listeners to expect more than pleasantly composed modern rock. The Everyday Separation is huge in its scope and
Friday, June 8 2001
Starflyer 59 make shoe-tapping, dreamy, anxious, melancholy, playful, quirky, wistful pop/rock, and if that sounds like a peculiar combination, now you’re getting the picture.
Monday, June 4 2001
“It was 1954, 1955. I’m either 15 or 16 years old. The place is somewhere in a barn with a bandstand along the east Texas/Louisiana border. We
What is the first thing you think of when you hear the term “mood music?” Sex, right? “Mood music” is, in fact, “in the mood
Rufus Wainwright is the Real McCoy—talent in spades. Not that he needs to hear that repeated for the umpteenth time. When his eponymously titled
As I listened to this Roulette for the first two times, I prepared myself to write a review that would point out things like the
The charm of Canada’s Ron Sexsmith has always been the seeming ease and simplicity of his lyrical storytelling, at once immediate, unadorned and direct.
Raft of Dead Monkeys’ album Thoroughlev is absolutely one of the best albums to come out this year. It is reminiscent of the work of
The ever-controversial Ted Nugent is many things to many people. To some, he is an arrogant, outspoken, self-righteous, crossbow-packin’, gun-totin’ murderer of defenseless animals. To
The electronic medium is one that is tremendously appealing to the air-guitar enthusiasts of the world simply because it allows one who is not classically
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