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26 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

High Volume, High Voltage For devoted AC/DC fans, what could be better than seeing their heroes perform in a packed football stadium? How about

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19 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Supergrass The Coral This was one of those rare performances—like Pavement at the Vic Theater in 1999 at the tail end of their Terror Twilight

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19 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Incapacitants Aube A dark, cool night and heavy rainfall created the perfect backdrop for the opening night of Alchemy Records’ week-long showcase in Shibuya,

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19 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Sure, the Coral are just a few yards in front of me, but they’re not really here. They’re in a happier place and

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Gang Starr Floetry If the trajectory of Common’s rap persona were mapped out on a flow chart, you’d see a line climbing steadily

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19 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

S E T    L I S T PepitaAcross the WireThe Ride Part IIThe Black LightQuattro (World Drifts In)Sonic WindFrontera / TriggerNot Even Stevie

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19 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Exies Carolyn Mark Trapt There are generally two large music “to dos” in Toronto each year. North By Northeast (NXNE), the cousin of South

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19 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Recipe: Live Audioslave With 25% Soundgarden and 75% Rage Against the Machine, hard-rock saviors Audioslave arrived before a sold-out crowd at the Riviera Theatre with high expectations

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12 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

“Global” Tour Things did not look promising. As he and his crate-toting handlers barreled through a crowd of people hanging out near the stage of

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12 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Patrick Park never smiled. Patrick Park hardly said a word, but he didn’t need to. There was so much happening in his eyes. Wearing

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12 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Mr. Tambourine Man “The bass / the treble / don’t make the rebel / playing the tambourine does.”

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12 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

“Somebody told me they saw Eric Gaffney today and that he said ‘hi.’ I have a lot of scores to settle, and when I do,

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12 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

A Cat Power record is reminiscent of a Nick Drake record: no matter how bright the sun is shining outside, Chan Marshall’s music has

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12 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Much has been made about Cat Power’s Chan Marshall as a live performer in the same way that much was made about Michael Jordan

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5 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Martha Wainwright has an impressive, even intimidating, pedigree: daughter of Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle, and younger sister of art-pop wunderkind Rufus Wainwright, he

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5 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Just one day after I saw the Ladytron concert, I experienced its antithesis. A jaunt upstate to visit a friend found me sitting in a

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5 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

It was an indie rock fan’s wet dream come to life. A true clash of the titans as cult heroes Daniel Johnston and Calvin

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The use of the term “pop” to refer to carefully constructed, harmony-laden guitar rock in the mode of Cheap Trick has always seemed strange to

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5 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Devendra Banhart Entrance Do you remember the first time you heard the blues? Was it a life-changing experience? I remember the first time I heard

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26 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Come Into My House House concerts are apparently a bona fide phenomenon. Everyone from National Public Radio to the New York Times has yammered on

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