Monday, June 25 2001
There is always a particular risk involved in attempting to fuse two distinct musical genres. Apart from artistic difficulties, which are often overwhelming, there is
Parker and Lilly are a dream pop band formed in New York early last year. Vocalist Parker Noon sings in the breathy trademark of that
And then there are the bands that just have it. Maybe the music is a groovy little gimmick that overwhelms your body like an electric
Oh where to begin here? Admittedly, I’m not at all a country music fan. I don’t flat out dislike the genre, as my
Mountain Soul is not a career-revival strategy but a homecoming for Patty Loveless.
In the aftermath of Jill Scott’s surprising breakthrough last year and in what is year four of the Badu evolution, there have been several
There is something strangely disconcerting about witnessing the monkey’s wedding of modern rock’s incestuous breeding. The last couple of years have thrown out
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The Beta Band were featured prominently in the film version of High Fidelity when John Cusack’s character said “I’ll bet I can sell
There’s something charmingly retro about this collection of tracks released between 1993 and 1997—given that electronica, with its focus on technology and sound innovation, changes
We’re still waiting for the first truly successful modern rock band. Apart from million-selling Vertical Horizon, there’s been plenty of good records that
The cover of The Berlin Project’s Transition Radio EP features a cool picture of a girl looking into a storefront window that features various
Maybe it was an attempt to get played on the radio. Perhaps it was the recent jump from Arista to Lucky Dog Records that had
Despite Blue Öyster Cult’s 30 years in the business, it is surprising how little music fans know of the band or their vast catalog
It is something of a surprise to see Patti Austin back on a major label. The record industry has been pretty ruthless with regard to
Sunday, June 24 2001
Someday Ian Astbury and the boys might be able to play a concert based on scads of new material. Until then, the diehards who grew
The man behind Sulphur/Sulfur Records is Robin Rimbaud, a.k.a. Scanner, a.k.a. Scannerfunk, dubbed the “telephone terrorist” for his passion for
Thursday, June 21 2001
“I’m a Fucking Visionary”George Carlin Stays Hungry (and Angry) This isn’t my father’s George Carlin, to pervert a phrase, something Carlin
Martino, whose career stretches right back to supplying rock ‘n’ roll licks for the likes of Chubby Checker and Bobby Darin, first made his mark playing with some of the ‘60s’ best known organ combos. Even the most nostalgically inclined will have to admit that this current line-up is the equal to any of them. But remember—PLAY IT LOUD.
Wednesday, June 20 2001
Judging by the relatively small crowd that had gathered to see Brave Combo play once they’d ambled onstage just after 8:30 p.m. on a