Tuesday, February 20 2001
Often when a reviewer writes about how an act sounds like R.E.M. they refer solely to the harmonies and instrumentation and not to
Monday, February 19 2001
In the absence of any new material, Field Commander Cohen is a welcome reminder not only of Leonard Cohen’s genius as a songwriter but also of his abilities in concert.
If Mojo Nixon’s a little too nitro-powered for you, but you think Ray Stevens’ stuff could use the flavor that only a night trapped
Austin band Spoon’s new record sounds like Elvis Costello, Led Zeppelin, The Smiths, early Bruce Springsteen, and The Replacements. That’s my list; your’
A wise old sage once told this reviewer that the best way to critique anyone is to use the A-B-C method: “Affirmation Before Criticism”. Alrighty.
With their history, it would be easy to approach the new release from New York’s The Rosenbergs with much the same the same trepidation
Henry Rollins took an odd, some might even say misguided, turn with the Rollins Band last year, dismissing the tight, jazz-influenced players and replacing them
Music history is filled with more unique and talented musicians that you’ve never heard of than you can imagine. And, considering the profit-driven mentality
Annie Hayden used to be in a band called Spent. They made quiet, jangly indie-pop for Merge Records from 1995 through 1997 then broke up in 1998 in
I think I’d better start this with a warning: Houston’s Fatal Flying Guilloteens are a dangerous band. The legends that’ve sprouted around
Here comes another celebrity from years past reincarnated as a DJ. I’m personally waiting for our dear ex-president to resurface as the acid jazz-spinning
Thursday, February 15 2001
Mojave 3 have evolved considerably since their previous incarnation as Slowdive, the shoe- and navel-gazing darlings of the pre-Britpop early 1990s.
Monday, February 12 2001
It’s ironic that the club that has most come to symbolize Ibiza, Europe’s summertime hotbed of drug-and-techno-fueled, dance-all-night bacchanals, is the supremely mellow
Boy, I love creepy music. Not the silly teenage pentagram tattooed faux gibberish of legions of metal bands and mall Goths, but rather that sort
You may have heard the music of the Tories without having heard OF them. Anyone vaguely familiar with the Christina (Married With Children) Applegate TV
The two members of Twin Princess perceive their musical project as an art experiment, not a band. In backing this rather pretentious claim, the Seattle-based
Both the most and the least I can say about this album is: Michael Rose, the former lead singer of Black Uhuru, has released a
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Stephen Malkmus didn’t just lose a band when he split from Pavement last year. He shucked an albatross from ‘round his neck. Thank God
After signing his first major label contract with Columbia in 1962, Monk’s ominous, periodically dissonant piano stylings were reaching a wider audience—culminating with a