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30 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

DJ team 2 Many DJs are also known as a band called Soulwax, headed by two Belgian brothers who were known in their native Europe as

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30 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Marquee Club recently re-opened in its new north London surroundings with an opening night full of the usual tabloid celebs. Lucky for us, then,

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30 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

The cycles of reverent nostalgia keep getting smaller and smaller. In the ‘50s, post-war America dealt with its restlessness by projecting back a century to

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30 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Beck The Flaming Lips The word “hip” is defined as “being aware or informed about current goings on.” In the world of popular music, the “

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23 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Indian Summer that England has been enjoying just ended abruptly, and outside the cold weather is beating London like a ginger-haired stepchild. The front

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23 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

What to say about Steve Albini? I can tell you this much—he never played Texas. I heard someone say once that Albini hates the

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23 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Minimalist composer Steve Reich and his wife, video artist Beryl Korot, gained notoriety in 1993 with their collaboration on the large-scale “documentary video opera” The Cave,

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23 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

It is a curious thing to see a rock show in an opera house. The smoking hipsters are replaced with polite and wholesome-looking theatre-going folk.

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23 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Gomez are the guys living in the apartment below you. The ones who order take-out every night. The ones you borrow music from. You comb

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PeachesPhoto credit: Lisa Kannakko Chicks on SpeedPhoto credit: Michael Lavine Electroclash. Gotta admit, it’s a great tag for a musical movement. Certainly more enticing-sounding

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23 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Ani DifrancoPhoto credits: Jennifer Bendery “If you can’t raise awareness, raise hell” —Rita Mae Brown It was a crisp evening in Austin, Texas, as

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16 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Jon: First off, I hate stadium shows as a general rule. Arena shows and anything even remotely related to a cavernous venue teeming with obnoxious

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16 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Timing. Some say it’s what counts most in life, and perhaps that’s true. If so, Manchester’s Chameleons UK (apparently there is still

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P R O G R A M Vivaldi:Concerto in G minor for strings, RV 157“Gelosia” from Ottone in Villa, RV 729“Se mai senti spirarti

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9 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

DONNIE LISTENING PARTY 30 September 2002: NoHo — New York City BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA 3 October 2002: Bowery Ballroom — New York City by Kandia Crazy Horse Robert Randolph Blind

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9 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

The house lights flashed three or four times in the lobby, so the crowd would go to their seats and get silent. A few moments

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9 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Buddy Guy Shemekia Copeland When the black and blue lights of the crystal chandeliers dimmed at San Francisco’s Fillmore Theater, the clean cut crowd

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Emmylou HarrisPhoto credit: Jennifer Bendery G-Love and the Special SaucePhoto credit: Jennifer Bendery Patty GriffinPhoto credit: Jennifer Bendery You would think the city known as

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2 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Once upon a time, Spoon were poised to be that Next Big Thing. First, it was when their first release Telephono jet screamed out of

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Thee Shams The Phenoms Peelers A triple bill at an unusual venue proved the spirit of the small, DIY rock show isn’t dead in

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