Monday, April 17 2000
As I looked at this album’s back cover, which depicts six brothas just sittin on a back porch with song titles running above their
The first thing I thought when I heard that Mitch Froom produced (Sheryl Crow, Elvis Costello, David Hidalgo) this, was: “Great. This record is going
Recorded during the band’s 1999 tour, Live features galvanizing performances of six originals and three covers. Nine tracks may not seem like a lot, but “
The Apples in Stereo might be the most musically conservative of the Elephant 6 bands, but they sure know how to make a song get stuck
Monday, April 10 2000
Produced by Terry Wollman and Samuel Turcotte this collection features an extensive cast of seasoned musicians. Guitarist Terry Wollman has himself worked with the likes
Despite originally coming from Santiago, Chile, the last few years have seen young jazz singer Claudia Acuna become somewhat of a veteran on the New
Monday, April 3 2000
Last year, Lou Reed returned with one of his best albums of his entire career. Having been a fan of his since my days in
Start with the entire mid-late 1980s catalog of 7 Seconds albums. Add approximately 1/2 Cup of The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Anthony Keidis on vocals, and 1/2 cup
Friday, March 31 2000
In keeping with the spirit of the film itself, I humbly offer the top 5 reasons the new film High Fidelity is worth seeing.
Thursday, March 30 2000
For once, when an artist claimed to be happy to be spending the evening in D.C., the artist sounded wholly sincere, and not just because he apparently toured the White House earlier in the day.
Monday, March 27 2000
Who is the greatest MC of all-time? Invariably the reply to this question would be one of the following: Tupac, Biggie, Nas or Jay-Z. However,
Sunday, March 26 2000
Compiling all the Donner Partys recordings was obviously a labor of love, as the now-defunct San Francisco trio hardly has enough fans to arouse
Monday, March 20 2000
They have created their own sound for today, and I am not surprised that they have surfaced on Sub Pop, a label that signs artists based on real songs and talent.
Pop is a wonderful thing. It’s all of its bastardized forms, through all of its retarded variations, amidst many hideous backfires and mistakes, the
Sunday, March 19 2000
's backing band received enthusiastic applause both when walking on stage and later as he was introduced with the rest of the band. He looked like the others: dark clothing, short, black, gelled hair with sideburns.
Monday, March 13 2000
Daisies of the Galaxy, the latest release from a man named E, also known as a 'band' named Eels, plays like a demented nursery rhyme.
Wednesday, March 8 2000
First launched into the public eye as a member of The Small Faces in the mid-1960s, Ian 'Mac' McLagan rode the wave through the band's Steve Marriott-led Mod years and the rockier Rod Stewart-Ronnie Wood incarnation (known simply as 'Faces').
Tuesday, March 7 2000
Gerald Levert is never gonna take the risks that say a D'Angelo or a Maxwell have and his music is never going to be mistaken for that of The O'Jay's and Gamble and Huff.
Monday, February 28 2000
This album is very aptly named, as it very effectively juxtaposes two styles of thinking, thus creating a culmination of material that forces the listener
Is it just me? OK, maybe I have just been living in the suburbs for too long. Maybe I am getting old. Or maybe only