Monday, November 12 2001
Bands like Green Day are truly the heirs of punk, not because they emerged from a real independent, D.I.Y. scene, but because they’ve maintained the style and attitude that make punk so appealing.
Spoon Dishes Out Solid Performance; Utensil Puns, However, Remain Tough to Come By I’m going to write about Spoon without referencing the Pixies or
Kicking off the Kansas City stop of the showcase of California hip-hop known as the Cali Comm tour, Motion Man came out on the stage
Club Bogaloo is a German dance hall located in Bavaria. Reinhard Wimmer and DJ Marcus Hacker created it in the ‘90s when the two formed
In this age of niche marketing it’s refreshing to encounter an album that defies the usual categories. Zero 7’s Simple Things could comfortably find
If you’re going to the club or to the salon to get your hair done, then Ketara “KeKe” Wyatt is singing for you. The
Be Aware of Scorpions, the title of the latest Michael Schenker Group offering, seems to have fueled speculation that there may be some sort of
Maybe it's not your fault that you lost your nerve and made an extremely safe album. Maybe you were been talked into it by the Estefans. Their fingerprints are all over this record.
Busta Rhymes was a member of the acclaimed Long Island crew Leaders of the New School, but that means nothing, really. He was Busta but
“Rise oh fallen fighters/ Rise and take your stance again./ ‘Cause he who fight and run away/ Live to fight another day” —“The Heathen” In
The Movielife Has a Gambling Problem should make these boys stars. While the five-song EP is slight, it provides a glimpse of things to come.
Whereas experience has reinforced the stubbornness of Paul McCartney's devotion to romantic love, it has humbled Mick Jagger, confronting him with his own frailty, weakness and, ultimately, mortality.
Punk pop never truly makes much sense. The spirit of punk and the spirit of pop are at odds with each other. Punk embraces rebellion,
You Don’t Know Her At All“Poetry is a passage into those parts of our being where we understand who we have been and
It’s easy to get lost in the sheer number of punk-influenced indie bands, with many of them utilizing the same musical touch points (The
Beginning with a great German electro beat and vocal sample that sound like a promised delivery of the new wave of electro-disco sounds heard everywhere
David Dondero is a thief. Eavesdropping in dive bars, he steals bits of conversations and drunken truths. The miserable pasts and shaky desires of bar
Ragtime was music composed for solo piano, but it took as its inspiration marches and other European musical forms such as the polka. It also
Animal Magic is the debut effort of Brighton producer Simon Green, a.k.a. Bonobo, but it is not in fact a new release. It’
“The Slowest Festival in the World” takes place every summer in Berlin. It’s called “HeimatKlänge”. Every year, they pick a different region