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Gig of the Week: : Rival Schools

0 Comments · Thursday, November 8, 2001
With the bands Gorilla Biscuits and Quicksand, singer/guitarist Walter Schreifels helped spread the good word of the New York Hard Core scene worldwide. It's been over half a decade since Schreif  


0 Comments · Thursday, September 27, 2001
While only a duo, Quasi's latest release, The Sword of God (Touch and Go), has a full, warm and fuzzy feel, with their majestic (and occasionally fractured) melodic grandeur filling out the space  

John Mayer

0 Comments · Thursday, August 23, 2001
Mirroring the great female singer/songwriter boom of the mid-to-late-'90s, this year is shaping up to be a pretty strong one for the men in the singer/songwriter realm, bolstered by the surprise   

Billy Joe Shaver

0 Comments · Thursday, July 12, 2001
One of the saddest music-related stories of the year so far has to be the early morning death of Eddy Shaver on New Year's Eve. You have to marvel at the resilience of Billy Joe Shaver -- Eddy's  

Bob Schneider

0 Comments · Thursday, June 28, 2001
For local musicians who think that working diligently to be at the top of your local scene will never pay off in the long run in terms of national success, one need only look at the story of Austi  

Suran Song in Stag

0 Comments · Thursday, June 21, 2001
While you can't always judge a band by its covers, the trio Suran Song in Stag have chosen some pretty indicative renditions on their latest album, the two-disc Cowboys & Indians, including songs  

New York City Jazz Superband

0 Comments · Thursday, June 14, 2001
If you weren't certain that Cincinnati is some weird breeding ground for Jazz players born here but who take flight, then take a gander at the line-up for the return to the Greenwich of the New Y  

Paris Texas

0 Comments · Thursday, June 7, 2001
Hailing from Madison, Wisconsin, the Rock quintet Paris Texas are one of the more exciting new bands who use Punk as a springboard without limiting themselves to any sort of narrow focus. On the g  

Adam Marsland

0 Comments · Thursday, May 31, 2001
There will be some excellent Pop/Rock music from both edges of the U.S. to help chase away those early week doldrums. Boston's Calendar Girl will be pulling into Sudsy Malone's in support of the  

Oasis/Black Crowes

0 Comments · Thursday, May 24, 2001
If this was a high school couple, it'd be voted "Tour Mostly Likely Not to Succeed" in the high school yearbook. Playing on the notorious "sibling rivalry" of the brothers in headliners Oasis  

The Cynics

0 Comments · Thursday, May 17, 2001
In a Pittsburgh neighborhood sometime last year, guitarist Gregg Kostelich was cleaning out his garage. On top of a box of croquet balls, hidden under a bicycle tire and a high school biology text  


0 Comments · Thursday, May 10, 2001
With one of the finest releases of the year so far, San Francisco's B.R.M.C. create an engrossing and engulfing brand of fuzzed-out Psychedelic Rock on their fantastic self-titled, major-label de  


0 Comments · Thursday, May 3, 2001
When last Modesto, California's Grandaddy passed through the Southgate House, they were opening for critical fuck-doll Elliott Smith and drawing a pretty split response from the crowd. Some thoug  

Ivan Klipstein

0 Comments · Thursday, April 26, 2001
Ivan Klipstein is a prolific and ambitious 25-year-old singer/songwriter hailing from the seemingly unlikely burg of Madison, Wisc. There's nothing that could be considered unlikely on Klipstein  

Old Blind Dogs

0 Comments · Thursday, April 19, 2001
With a contemporary twist on traditional Celtic music, Scotland's Old Blind Dogs have been heralded as somewhat of a "supergroup" in the Celtic and Folk world, drawing comparisons to legendary