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6 Nov 2001 // 2:00 PM

This was not a show for the half-hearted. Even the nosebleed seats in the Beacon Theater that night ran a hefty $35. For prime position, concertgoers

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26 Oct 2001 // 3:00 PM

Richard “Humpty” Vission Mark Grant 2001 has not been a good year for the Los Angeles rave scene. The summer’s biggest event, JuJu Beats, was

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22 Oct 2001 // 3:00 PM

Maybe because this is Texas, maybe because they were playing an oversized barbeque joint, The Strokes took the stage like a quintet of spaghetti western

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19 Oct 2001 // 3:00 PM

Party Politics: Musical Culture is Safe With DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist and Friends Though the thorough body search at the entrance to Hollywood’s Knitting

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Low

18 Oct 2001 // 3:00 PM

Low, Obscured by Crowds In the wake of recent events here in New York City—and elsewhere, it goes without saying—the idea of an

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17 Oct 2001 // 3:00 PM

The Breeders Give Birth to a Good Time“Hey, nothing’s in my heartI’d rather be cool than be smartHey, what I’m thinking

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17 Oct 2001 // 3:00 PM

Basement Jaxx have surely obtained a convert. I’ve never been a fan of electronica, but after the Basement Jaxx show, I have been struck

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10 Oct 2001 // 3:00 PM

Pollard & Co. Prove That Showmanship & Indie Rock Can Coexist In today’s world of indie rock, you could probably say it is rare

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9 Oct 2001 // 3:00 PM

Before the Altar of Tori Amos Quite suddenly, the house lights went out. The crowd was ecstatic in anticipation, wildly screaming and shrieking at the

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7 Oct 2001 // 3:00 PM

For a band that has been through so much in its 10 year lifespan, it is a touch surprising to see the Rev saunter onto the

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7 Oct 2001 // 3:00 PM

Seek a gear show for those in the know? Go hear Fab Faux! One of my few regrets in life is not having attended a

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4 Oct 2001 // 3:00 PM

“It’s not up to you”: or Ethics According to Björk It’s rare when a pop star is also a prophet. The awesomeness

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4 Oct 2001 // 3:00 PM

At age 26, Ryan Adams has already earned enough praise and criticism to last a career. When he was just 20 years old, Adams’ band Whiskeytown was

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27 Sep 2001 // 3:00 PM

Needless to say, these are serious times. There is little place for irony. There is even less place for facile rock and roll rebellion. Enter

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26 Sep 2001 // 3:00 PM

With his 1994 eponymous debut, Keb’ Mo’, the Los Angeles-native also known as Kevin Moore let loose with an album full of solid songwriting and extraordinary

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24 Sep 2001 // 3:00 PM

The Big Music is back. Now Mike Scott calls it “sonic rock” (there is no flesh-and-blood saxophonist these days) as he has come full circle

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3 Sep 2001 // 3:00 PM

Apparently, I’d heard correctly—and the critic was the gangling boy behind me, piping up shortly after lead singer Polly Jean Harvey joined her

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16 Aug 2001 // 3:00 PM

The real change in Radiohead, however, is in their demeanor. They no longer exude the air of whiny, depressed, petulant art-rockers.

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11 Aug 2001 // 3:00 PM

The plush and posh El Rey Theater, a brief walk from the perpetually sinking mammoths of the La Brea tar pits, may be an unlikely

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2 Jul 2001 // 3:00 PM

is one of the more compelling performers in contemporary country, a musical landscape cluttered with well dressed divas (and sometimes their husbands), Hat Acts, and an unsettling new interest in 'boy bands'.

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