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17 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

In 39 minutes, the world is going to end. We are all waiting for that end to begin. There’s a sickness in the air, like

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17 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

The guy in the yellow shirt (“Reconstruction Continues . . .,” his shoulder blades informed) didn’t seem to notice how close the crowd was packed, how smoky

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10 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

The White Stripes are the real deal. No bass guitar, no samples, no click tracks, no "exploratory jams" -- just monster tunes, earth-shaking guitar, a telepathically intuitive drummer, and a vocal delivery that can evoke Iggy Pop as easily as Gene Vincent.

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10 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

This was one of the most oddly-billed shows I have witnessed in quite some time. Allow me to explain myself. For the opening band we

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10 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

“Holy shit!” are the first spoken words out of Phantom Planet’s lead singer Alex Greenwald’s mouth when he takes in the roar of

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10 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

This past December, former Downbeat associate editor and part time pundit for the JazzTimes Nat Hentoff pontificated that Jane Monheit and Diana Krall—two of

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10 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

Divadom was the order of the night at the Magic Stick in Detroit, Michigan last Friday. From the put-upon bartenders, to the heavily made-up party

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The Faint Are Anything But It was a night of surprises, of embarrassing schlock and unexpected glee. But more on that later. The evening’s

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4 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

S E T    L I S T SingGood FeelingWriting to Reach YouPipe DreamsAs You AreDriftwoodThe FearSideLast TrainMore Than UsFollow the LightTurnFlowers in the

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4 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

In the recent past people tried to tell us that quiet was the new loud. Britain was awash with troubled singers standing on the shoulders

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4 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

With the much heralded musical shift from the country-soul amalgam of Nixon, to the sparser, quieter textures of their latest offering Is A Woman, Lambchop

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4 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

What is the desire to recapture magical moments that belong only to the past? The term I’m searching for is something that goes beyond

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It was all Clash over the Echo Lounge’s PA system on a Tuesday night. The debut album before the first band, The Drill Team,

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4 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

S E T    L I S T Richter Scale MadnessMistakes and RegretsMark David ChapmanGargoyle WaitingHomageFake Fake EyesAnother Morning StonerBaudelaireRelative WaysAged DollsA Perfect TeenhoodTotally

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29 Mar 2002 // 12:00 AM

Reverend Horton Heat Nashville Pussy As I arrive at the Irving Plaza just a few minutes before Nashville Pussy are to begin their show, I

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29 Mar 2002 // 12:00 AM

S E T    L I S T 51 PhantomSugartownLord Have MercyFreedom HighwayShake Em On DownThe Thrill Is GoneUp Over YonderSnakes in My BushesDrinking Muddy

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29 Mar 2002 // 12:00 AM

OK, imagine this. You’re standing in the beautiful Aragon Ballroom in Chicago watching the latest hyped multimedia event. You’d right click on the

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29 Mar 2002 // 12:00 AM

Driving, driving, driving. Listening to music and driving. Driving, driving, missing the exit off I-495 and driving. You’d think there’d be more signage

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29 Mar 2002 // 12:00 AM

Brown Sugar & the Emperor of Wyoming Songbirds of the rock era have never had it easy in the pop arena. Some, like Joni Mitchell,

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9 Mar 2002 // 2:00 PM

Hot Tuna—not so appealing if listed on a restaurant menu, but when mentioned on a marquee, the crowds do swarm. Starting out as an

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