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17 Jan 2002 // 3:00 PM

By the night’s end, it seemed everything had been destroyed—including the band. Drummer Ron Albertson eyed his band mates venomously, gingerly re-erecting his

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16 Jan 2002 // 3:00 PM

I looked over my right shoulder. Just behind me, a couple was sharing a PDA unashamedly to the hot music. Their jaws were moving in

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11 Jan 2002 // 3:00 PM

The club was packed, and the crowd by the bar only shushed when Brett and Rennie, like a young, perverse Johnny and June, took the

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28 Dec 2001 // 3:00 PM

Shunning Career As An Australian D.A.R.E. Counselor, Dando Appears Poised For Return Ah, yes . . . the comeback. Americans love to root for the

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16 Dec 2001 // 3:00 PM

S E T    L I S T The Funny BirdChainsTides of the MoonTonite It ShowsDelta Sun Bottleneck StompHolesFriterringLincoln’s EyeNite and FogLittle RhymesYou’

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The one thing you never want to hear at a concert, as the band takes the stage, with the lead singer conspicuously absent: “So I

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14 Dec 2001 // 3:00 PM

They Caught Me Smilin’ Agin Forged in the fabled hamlet of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, the Drive-By Truckers are magnificent in concert. Magnificent, that is, if

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12 Dec 2001 // 3:00 PM

Demon pop. All I could think watching Blonde Redhead’s two hour set at New York’s Irving Plaza was that this band must surely

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9 Dec 2001 // 3:00 PM

Wait—did he drop the guitar on purpose? The song continued, but James Walsh quit playing in the midst of the action, visibly overwhelmed and

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8 Dec 2001 // 3:00 PM

Nikka Costa is Jesse Helms’ worst nightmare come to rock your town. If Nikka Costa didn’t exist, Prince would have to invent her. Thirty-three

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30 Nov 2001 // 3:00 PM

“I‘m not thinking ahead / I’m just getting there / And if you want / You can help me steer”, states John Hiatt matter-of-factly during an

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Most Americans haven't heard of them, but in Britain, the press has spent the past year gushing over Goldfrapp, and rightly so.

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29 Nov 2001 // 3:00 PM

Coldplay JJ72 The Empire Strikes Back 4.45 pm: Yours truly is speaking on BBC Radio 5 about the band Creed. That’s the focus of the show,

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Fun to Be Had Both members of the SoCal punk scene located around Long Beach, California, Reel Big Fish and Goldfinger have been friends for

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16 Nov 2001 // 3:00 PM

Read the next sentence twice, and try not to laugh. The New Pornographers are a Canadian Super-Group! You probably let out a little chuckle, right?

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14 Nov 2001 // 3:00 PM

Photo credit: Robert Masys II Somewhere in the annals of rock music is a graveyard for bands that have had the misfortune to be compared

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14 Nov 2001 // 3:00 PM

With over 20 years of experience, Leo Kottke has carefully developed a no-nonsense approach to both his career and his music. With his latest release, simply

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14 Nov 2001 // 3:00 PM

Whether cultivating slow, tender blooms of sound, romanced with wistful narratives of loss and regeneration, or just disposing a reverberant stream of white noise, tonight the Sparks are never less than masterly.

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12 Nov 2001 // 3:00 PM

Spoon Dishes Out Solid Performance; Utensil Puns, However, Remain Tough to Come By I’m going to write about Spoon without referencing the Pixies or

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12 Nov 2001 // 3:00 PM

Kicking off the Kansas City stop of the showcase of California hip-hop known as the Cali Comm tour, Motion Man came out on the stage

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