Saturday, December 31 1994
Archer Prewitt gets around, man, like so many of his colleagues in the post-rock Chicago scene. Of course, you all know him from The Sea
The last year has been the most prolific period of Poster Children’s long and illustrious career.
With so many bands out there creating music, it’s incredibly simple for bands to slip under the radar of even the most attuned music
Twenty-four years ago Jaco Pastorious released an eponymous debut that collectively positioned the mouths of the jazz world in a state of permanent slack-jawed awe.
It’s not often you find yourself trying to have a dialogue with an album as you’re listening to it. The songs don’t
There’s no sign of an end to Louis Prima mania, but just for the record, few are more deserving of the overdue appreciation. By
Chichi Peralta’s De Vuelta al Barrio is a very pleasant surprise from a record company in the Cayman Islands. Sr. Peralta is a talented
Project K’s Testing Underway is fun, but that’s about all it is. With sarcastic vocals and laid-back instrumentation, Project K sounds less like
This review of one of the best albums of the ‘80s was originally written 22 March 1984. Those stars of stage, records, and rock videos, the Pretenders
This is the hardest band I’ve ever heard. From their press release: “I don’t know if you’ve ever been to downtown Memphis,”
Prolapse’s post-punk, guitar noise rock is hypnotic, trance-inducing, and mind-blowing all at once.
I believe the term “concept album” is bandied about so often because the album itself is rarely better than the concept. Pushcar’s Apartment D
In 1986 with release of his fifth recording, Give Me the Reason, Luther Vandross finally achieved some semblance of the cross-over success that had alluded him
There’s nothing I find more annoying than the attitude of a pompous, know-it-all music critic. You know, the kind that seems to completely bully
Definitely at the forefront of the esteemed “Band That Should Be in a Sprite Commercial” race, the Pilfers combine all of the sudsy aspects of
Silverchair my ass! Here’s a real ray of hope for youth! Podstar is a four piece PPP (punky power pop) band with some chops
Britpop may have passed from favor in the U.K., but now there’s a spate of American bands following in the footsteps of the
Imagine Pat Metheny meets Robert Earl Keen. Then make that combination really toe-tappingly happy. Maybe a more apt description of the Pat McGee Band would
Imagine for a moment that you spent most of 1999 trying to get your mind around the slippery concept of “post-rock”. Picture yourself shuffling bewilderedly through
Even before the buzz surrounding Kelly Price’s debut The Soul of a Woman subsided, it was apparent that she would fall victim to the