Tuesday, March 7 2000
Gerald Levert is never gonna take the risks that say a D'Angelo or a Maxwell have and his music is never going to be mistaken for that of The O'Jay's and Gamble and Huff.
Monday, February 28 2000
Monday, February 21 2000
Monday, February 7 2000
Nixon is an excellent record and proof that Lambchop is no longer just a talented or interesting band but a good one.
Monday, January 17 2000
Tuesday, December 14 1999
In America’s mad, list-crazy rush to name the greatest invention of the Millennium, nobody mentioned the home 4-track recorder.
Monday, November 8 1999
Sunday, October 31 1999
Fly illustrates that the Dixie Chicks have successfully figured out how to push the boundaries of country music while continuing to embrace the traditional sound of its past.
Friday, October 29 1999
Deerhoof doesn’t sound like a band that you would drive 40 miles on country roads to hear.
Tuesday, October 26 1999
If newfound clarity and intensity aren’t enough for ya, buy it for the absolutely chilling version of “Straight to Hell.” Which isn’t just the Clash’s finest hour—it’s one of rock’s most haunting moments.
Thursday, October 21 1999
David Bowie is much too good for this. Please David, leave the “adult-boring” charts to Celine Dion, Mariah Carey and the rest of that lot.
Friday, October 15 1999
Ray Charles is one of those rare artists that can convincingly traffic in virtually any genre of music and make it sound thoroughly his own.
Monday, September 27 1999
Monday, August 23 1999
Monday, June 7 1999
Robert Schneider is everywhere these days, mixing the recent Dressy Bessy release and popping up as a collaborator and producer on a host of Elephant 6-related projects.
Sunday, May 9 1999
Monday, May 3 1999
Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holliday, apart from being the most important and best-known jazz singers of the last century, represent two sides of an interesting coin.