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28 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

Perhaps I should have realized something when my flat was robbed a few years ago and the only CD left behind was Pink’s Can’

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28 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

Sometimes it’s difficult to capture the power of performance through writing. There’s something inherently silly about using words to illustrate the way a

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28 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

There are so many things that I can’t believe about tonight. I can’t believe that, having passed the quarter century mark only a

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28 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

Smack dab in the middle of what appears to be a Swedish invasion, Gothenburg’s Division of Laura Lee insist that no, they are not

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28 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

There are certain things you come to expect at a rock and roll concert. Chances are, the band is going to mention that your hometown

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6 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

Three years ago at the inaugural Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California, fans who gathered around the second stage each night got

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6 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

Sexy Bastards Tindersticks came over from England to play three back-to-back shows here in NYC, their first and only U.S. appearances this year. These

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Low

6 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

Whenever the conversation shifts to a discussion of Low—which doesn’t happen that often, but anyway—my big-brotherly instincts always kick in. Most criticisms

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6 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

Ledward Kaapana Owana Salazar It’s not everyday you get the chance to see a princess perform. That’s partly because of the lack of

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6 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

Foo Fighters Red Hot Chili Peppers There are few concerts where the “show” around you is almost as interesting and entertaining as the show onstage.

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6 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

I didn’t catch much television this summer, but I caught about ten minutes on two separate occasions of Fox’s Gong Show-esque 30 Seconds to

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6 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

Ryan Adams Tegan and Sara Ryan Adams has been loud and grumpy in recent days, so on this last night of his solo acoustic tour

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30 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

America’s two most-slobbered-over-by-the-British-music-press rock locales met once again last Thursday when New York garage rockers the Yeahs Yeah Yeahs made their first appearance in

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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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