Wednesday, August 28 2002
Given the garage rock explosion that’s happened over the last 12 months, it seems almost passé to see a band like the Soledad Brothers. Wasn’
Before we turn our attention to Dolly Parton’s highly anticipated performance at Chicago’s House of Blues, let’s briefly talk about how a
Maroon 5Photo credit: Bobby Carmichael S E T L I S T Through With YouNot Coming HomeThis LoveThe SunShe Will Be LovedHarder to
Voyage to India For the first time in my life, I had the pleasure to visit the land of India. Known for her serene aura
It’s almost midnight and we are waiting for hard rocking dynamos, the Hot Snakes, to take the stage of the grand Bowery Ballroom. Thanks
Smith is a poet of voices, a ventriloquist in writing, drawing on the ancient traditions of balladeers, troubadors, and wandering poets.
Written with ironic, hard-boiled prose, 'Step to the Graveyard Easy' hearkens back to the soiled elegance of Chandler and Cain.
I thought of myself as a revolutionary...I wanted to see women liberated, thinking for ourselves, not just organized into a political constituency....
In chronicling her life as a human rights activist, Laber reveals how human rights theory and practice can be wedded in such a way that both fields are enriched.
Tuesday, August 27 2002
For several years, the Rough Guide book company and the World Music Network recording label have been producing collections of songs that characterize well-known travel
John Surman has had a wide ranging and varied career playing an unusual combination of instruments. As a baritone saxophonist, he is in a rarified
Lounge Lizards, Swingers, and Hipsters of the 21st century unite! We have found our soundtrack. The ultra-hip Swiss of Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited have given
When the world was a little younger, alternative and country went together like milk and whiskey. The Alternative Country label came later, and got stuck
Revelation Records called it “the most important release in the history of our label.” No small claim from a label whose catalog reads like a “
The Action were a George Martin-produced soul-pop band in mid-‘60s England, musical brothers of the early Who, The Small Faces, and the Zombies. Despite
Monday, August 26 2002
If there’s anyone deserving a birthday extravaganza with lots of presents, it’s Johnny Cash, whose 70th birthday has been garnering serious—and well
Is there a worse name for a sub-genre of music than “nu jazz”? The answer, it turns out, is yes—now some folks have taken
“I say unto you: one must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.”—Frederich Nietzsche, from Thus
The songs of Palomar are beyond peppy, blasting into full-blown exuberance. An infectious energy runs through all the NYC band’s material, fueled by who-knows-what
The Naysayer, as a band, is mostly a vehicle for the talents of Texas singer/songwriter Anna Padgett. However, the fact that its other members