Monday, September 11 2000
The first time I turned on the radio and heard “St. Theresa,” (the opening track off Osborne’s 1995 release, Relish) I felt branded for life.
This rare recording of Robert Nighthawk on Maxwell Street in 1964, just like the Maxwell Street of today, is clouded by controversy. You can read about
The latest in pre-packaged, good looking girl groups is i5, a group of five Spice Girl wannabes put together by Giant Records. Although all five
I’m convinced that there’s something about Veni Vidi Vicious, that illicits borderline personality. One minute I’m singing its praises to everyone I
Favez is nothing revolutionary. They play straightforward, honest alternative rock, and that’s it. They don’t experiment with sound or deviate from the standard
J.P. and Annadeene Fraley are a couple who record kick-ass Kentucky fiddle tunes. But wait—there’s more. Rounder’s handsomely packaged Wild Rose
Mention sibling harmonies, and the first name on everyone’s lips is Everly. Talk about twins in a rock band, and inevitably Nelson comes to
Eddy Clearwater is not exactly a quiet treasure. He’s been known to make the most of his stage entrance wearing a chief’s full
Okay, so I should’ve known better. The bit in the PR packet that came with the CD where it says Cold “counts Limp Bizkit’
If you’ve heard all the hype, read the Entertainment Weekly exceedingly glowing review, or listened to critics call the new album by the Barenaked
Thursday, September 7 2000
Formed out of the rubble of the late, lamented Jawbreaker, Jets to Brazil has garnered a reputation as a literate post-punk pop band, and they proved it spades live.
Wednesday, September 6 2000
Eve 6’s lead singer Max Collins was sick of being stuck behind his bass during the group last tour and he vowed to shed the
Tuesday, September 5 2000
Heartbreaker lives up his auspicious live set and delivers one of the year’s best albums.
Monday, September 4 2000
Complex, highly literate, melodically and harmonically brilliant, poignant, sad, beautiful, personal, detached, disturbing, strange, compelling, trance-like, soft, masterful, passionate, understated, message-filled, powerful, present, dynamic, psychedelic,
If you look up “supergroup” in your imaginary dictionary of rock terms, you’ll probably arrive at the same definition as I did: “An ensemble
This CD is the latest from one of the coolest bands in the world, hailing from the coolest country in the world, released on the
The closest I ever got to walking the edge of a horrible drunken loneliness was from listening to the Nick Cave song “I Let Love
Saturday, September 2 2000
A tour featuring Dynamite Hack and Weezer may seem like the newer band hoping to ride the coat tails of the one who's already formed a huge fan base.
Wednesday, August 30 2000
It comes as no real surprise to learn, from Hanin Elias, that the Digital Hardcore Recordings stable is—like so many previous organizations espousing radical
Monday, August 28 2000
On their debut EP, The Sunshine Fix experiments with modern psychedelic sounds. With a carefree attitude that does not undermine the cleverness of their music,