Monday, February 19 2001
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
Live albums can put you “in the moment” of a stunning performance, or they can be astoundingly redundant, unnecessary recreations of superior studio recordings. Luna’
An emergent Finnish free-reed master, Maria Kalaniemi took up the five-row button accordion in 1972 at the age of eight, dedicating herself to classical studies for
I’ll be the first to admit that I’m skeptical of any band that doesn’t practice and that plays a D-chord for 45 minutes
There was such a buzz around this album that the amount of bootlegs circulating caused release dates in the US and Europe to be changed.
As far as I’m concerned, there’s always room in this world for another band whose main concern is producing the catchiest melodies and
The booklet for Temporary Shelter contains a family portrait, presumably of an infant Johnny Dowd with his parents. The parents’ faces are stern, unsmiling, proud.
At a time when the Buena Vista Social Club have drawn global attention to the musical melange that is Cuba—African and Spanish colours splashed
For more than a decade, singer / songwriter Jonatha Brooke has been standing her ground on the music scene, and she is sure to keep her