Monday, June 10 2002
When I hear Portuguese fadista Cristina Branco sing, words like pristine vocals come to mind. She is known for her superb diction and phrasing and
Travel with me, kiddies, if you will, back to the magic days of 1980 Los Angeles when punk rock was king and the City of Angels
It attempts to rehabilitate Johnson (Michael Gambon) as a President whose considerable political and social policy achievements have been forever overshadowed by his escalation of the Vietnam War.
Its merit lies primarily in heroine Kim Possible.
From its start, Enterprise admits its complicity in this history, admits that exploration is a form of colonization.
To think of Willow and Tara only in terms of their lesbianism is to do a disservice to lovers who were fully realized, regardless of their gender or orientation.
Thursday, June 6 2002
“As the dance floor itself became a site where the African-American diaspora reintegrated with itself, Gamble and Huff created a soundtrack aimed at repairing and
“When you look through my eyes, you see trouble everyday.” —Tindersticks, “Opening Titles” So begins the first song on Tindersticks’ haunting soundtrack to Trouble Every
There are those who imitate and emulate and then there are those that have the elusive gift to actually innovate. Belonging to the latter, the
House music that manages to stay soulful and contemporary but still remains true to its essential ingredients is not always easy to track down. Much
Lauryn: I don’t like to write letters to people who may never see them, and I fear that the practice lingers near insanity—kinda
View Point #1: “Deep Inside the Ear / Resonance Inside the Heart” Cornelius has made, with Point, a perfect album. For me. I have no idea if
The girls of Azure Ray, Orenda Fink and Maria Taylor, are pretty busy these days. In addition to putting out their own records, they’ve
Tart is another in a long line of unoriginal attempts to explore one girl's desire to fit in.
concerned with asserting the significance of art in a world that isn't interested in art.
Wednesday, June 5 2002
It’s been four years since Portishead’s live disc came out, and that was a short year after their self-titled sophomore effort was released
Maybe the Nekromantix were a great idea that is running out of steam only now, as they release their sixth album, Return of the Loving