Saturday, December 31 1994
I suppose that you can already guess from that wonderful title up there that I don’t like Melvern Taylor or his CD The Spider
The Afghan Whigs have taken some time off recording over the last few years, but lead singer Greg Dulli has stayed active with a side
Having lived in the Midwest my whole life, I am not wanting for rock bands that mix traditional country with classic rock. Go to your
Okay, let’s get all the introductions out of the way first. Seth Zimmerman, the lead singer of Tangletown, is Bob Dylan’s nephew and
If Mr. Thomas appears to be a little older than your average solo debut R&B artist it’s because he’s been around
I’ll have to put my cards on the table for this one. Jamison Duffield, Toulouse’s erstwhile guitarist and sometime vocalist, was one of
People hate Led Zeppelin for influencing more bad rock groups than marijuana. You can hate the Tight Bro’s not only for being under that
This is a good album. Let me amend that: this is a good pop album. It could have been much better, but as it stands,
Tsabropoulos, a Greek, classically-trained pianist, joins Norwegian bassist Arild Andersen and British drummer John Marshall in a multi-cultural trio that uses jazz and a starting
It’s never a bad thing to have an Oval fixation and Japanese composer and DJ Nobukazu Takemura certainly makes the most of it on
Travis is the bridge between the two dominant ends of British rock in the 1990s.
Screw you and your million-dollar multi-track digital recording studio. There. I said it and I’d say it again. Theselah would probably say it as
I often wonder what it’s like to be the person who creates the press releases for bands and artists. Obviously the main thing these
Get down, it’s Tammy and the Lords of Misrule! No, seriously, get down! Duck! Something in the name of the band suggested some kind
It’s all so complete and confident-sounding that it’s a bit of a surprise to discover that Daily’s biggest gig thus far was
GusGus This Is Normal(4AD/Warner Bros.) by Sarah ZupkoPopMatters Editor & Publisher tenorjimi-gusgus.jpg If you really thought disco was dead, think again.
One of the most well respected young tenors in North America, Mark Turner has impressed everyone in the jazz world with his thoughtful and passionate
There’s an awful lot of same-y punk out there these days. You know the stuff I’m talking about—same three barre chords, cookie-cutter
The trademark 311 rap-rock sound, unwavering on the band’s latest release, From Chaos, blasted through my Brooklyn apartment’s shaky speakers for approximately two minutes.
Muso-futurist journalist Simon Reynolds defined the music of Tortoise for them several years ago: they’re “post-rock”, they’re “using rock instruments for non-rock purposes”.