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29 Jan 2003 // 12:00 AM

I’m supposed to tell you about Hot Hot Heat. I’m supposed to drop smug, all-knowing categorizations. Like “prog-rock.” Or “mod-rock.” Or “retro-punk.” Or “

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29 Jan 2003 // 12:00 AM

Barreling through like hillbilly rebels being chased by a fleet of flag-stamped SUVs, Steve Earle and company supplied rocking ruminations on peace, love and understanding

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8 Jan 2003 // 12:00 AM

Glenn Tilbrook practically skipped onto the tiny red-curtained Viper Room stage in Los Angeles, California. Dressed in a simple red and white T-shirt and jeans

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8 Jan 2003 // 12:00 AM

S E T    L I S T The Last DJLove Is a Long RoadHave Love Will TravelFree Fallin’When a Kid Goes BadShadow

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8 Jan 2003 // 12:00 AM

S E T    L I S T My Little Red BookOrange SkiesYour Mind and We Belong Together7 and 7 IsSigned D.C.Everybody’s

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8 Jan 2003 // 12:00 AM

For those of you who are familiar with Counting Crows’ morose recordings, let me assure you that lead singer Adam Duritz did not walk out

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16 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

Peter WolfPhoto credit: Michael Indresano The Woofuh-Goofuh Reportedly Retains All of His Own Teeth, Despite the Fact That They Turned Green in 1975 Musical artists often

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16 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

The PaybacksPhoto credit: E. Wolf The Sights Detroit is Rock City Sure, missing most of the Sights’ set was partly my fault. But they forgot

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16 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

Doug Martsch S E T    L I S T Working Class HeroTwin FallsSome Things Last a Long TimeStraight to HellThe HostLearn How to

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16 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

Fountains of WaynePhoto credit: Yuki Kuroyanagi OK GoPhoto credit: Irene Tien The thing about OK Go, at least in my experience, is that there’s

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16 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

In these indie rock heydays, our writers turn away from what's hyped and delve into the ripe (and sour) of North America's largest new music festival.

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Blonde RedheadPhoto credit: Stefano Giovannini Calexico The Yeah Yeah Yeahs There is a line of people almost two blocks long in front of Irving Plaza,

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Slumber Party Quix*o*ticPhoto credit: Barbara Billotte Bangs The Gossip Semiautomatic Kimya Dawson is giggling nervously. The art folk, or is that “antifolk”? singer

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16 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

Thinking about the annual CMJ Music Marathon, which aims to introduce college radio jocks and other musos to new music over four nights in New

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16 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

The Mink Lungs The Boggs Calla The artists on Brooklyn-based label Arena Rock Recording Company are poised for a small takeover. While it may be

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16 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

The Clientele are not a Friday night band. Granted, their songs do often live in the weekend, but they don’t belong to the rollicking,

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4 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

The attitude of the cooler-than-cool couple in front of us in line for Amon Tobin, the Brazilian electronic musician/mad scientist, pretty much summed up

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4 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

When Smokey & Miho performed the quiet, haunting samba “Canto de Pedra Preta” on Saturday night, I felt the urge to sock someone. It’s

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4 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

Rhett Miller thedamnwells You almost have to wonder if it’s a fake name. Rhett Miller. Sounds like a man who is a bit older

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4 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

Growing Pains John Mayer represents the best of the new mainstream pop movement. Whereas mainstream pop of recent years has been about young, beautiful puppets

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