Saturday, December 31 1994
Moody and intelligent, Patty Larkin’s new CD moves forward in a jazzy way that recalls the structures of the best albums by Rickie Lee
I wish I could give a more elaborate review of this group, but the limiting factor there is that this is EP featuring remixes of “
I like Compilation Appearances Vol. 1, despite falling somewhat between the two poles of audiences it’s ostensibly made for. Lycia came out of Arizona in
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes of rock ‘n’ roll, Les Savy Fav swoop down with the next generation of the Hip Sound—noise,
Baltimore is not known by the nation as a musical town, however it is quite rich with young men making some very textured and interesting
The StarseedsParallel Life(Millennium) by Sarah ZupkoPopMatters Editor & Publisher low-starseeds.jpg Now for the chill-out, which you’re going to need after Melt-Banana. Low’
The adage says “if it ain’t broke, don’t try to fix it.” Problem is, who’s to say what’s broken and what’
On the surface, Le Tigre is a fun, danceable bundle of new wave rhythms, punk-rock guitars, DJ tricks and other electronic fun. You’d therefore
The songwriting credits on saxophonist Charles Lloyd’s latest release, The Water Is Wide, include some legendary jazz figures: Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Hoagy Carmichael.
As I pulled the CD out of the bubble pack, I held it in my hands, glanced at it as I proceeded to tear off
The world is a dark place, and Larissa Lam recognizes this. Instead of sinking into despair about it, singer/songwriter Lam finds a way to
The Lies, despite the punk rock connections they flaunt, are goth. No, not that fake Nine Inch Nails goth, but real “Bauhaus and PiL never
Many ‘90s music innovators, like Beck and the Beastie Boys, to name a pair, have constructed a repertoire for themselves which often includes danceable beats
The most hyped set of the year has to be the new John Lennon anthology, assembled by Yoko Ono and containing 96 songs, mainly in demo
Served my time, served it wellYou made my soul a cell —Arthur Lee: “Live and Let Live” They’re locking them up todayThey’re
If music could be heard across the plains of the Serengeti and the sounds possessed the ability to dictate the mood of tigers, you might
For the past few years the term “‘80s revival” has retained a somewhat narrow definition, usually reserved for Cyndi Lauper, Boy George and other wash-ups
Of course, the sad irony is that Ronnie Lane, the sparkplug of both The Small Faces as well as The Faces, isn’t live anywhere.
Recalling the earlier days of Radiohead and jangly-guitar work of U2, Longwave’s debut Endsongs possesses a dark subtlety that is fascinatingly challenging in light of most of today’s empty modern rock.