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Cover Story: Reality Bites

Ohio native is an ultra-man searching for Hardcore Zen

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 10, 2003
If you look in your local New Age book store or browse the philosophy/religion section at the nearby Book-a-Doodle mega mart, you'll notice that there are very few books with toilets on their cov  

Pulp: We Love Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 21, 2001
It's a well-known story, at least in the UK, but as it's the stuff of heroes, it's worth repeating. In 1996 at the Brit Awards, England's equivalent to the Grammies, King-of-Pop Michael Jackso  

Onstage: Everybody Walk the Dinosaur

Vegetarians, carnivores and kids have a gigantosaurus time with Lost World Exhibit

0 Comments · Thursday, July 12, 2001
Just beneath the jaws of a gigantosaurus, the biggest meat-eating dinosaur known to have roamed the earth, stands a round middle-aged woman in a floppy blue cotton hat and Bermuda shorts. Staring   

Low/Dirty Three 'In the Fishtank'

CD of the Week

0 Comments · Thursday, May 31, 2001
Lots of plunking, strumming and sawing going on In the Fishtank, the new EP collaboration from Minnesota minimalists Low and Australian instrumental trio Dirty Three. On first listen, none of it s  

Four new re-issues from The Band reviewed

CD of the Week

0 Comments · Thursday, May 24, 2001
Rock of Ages Moondog Matinee Northern Lights-Southern Cross Islands I'm a sucker for well-done CD re-issues. Give me bonus tracks, extensive liner notes, 20-bit remastering (whatever that is  

Cover Story: Johnny Can You Hear Me?!

The Ox holds down the bottom end for one of the summer's Rock & Roll nostalgia tours

0 Comments · Thursday, May 24, 2001
It's the same thing every summer. Pick up the season's concert schedule and you'd swear it was the 1970s again. Had someone told me in '76 that, 25 years later, I'd still be able to see Deep   

Richard Thompson's Action Packed: The Best of the Capitol Years

CD of the Week

0 Comments · Thursday, May 10, 2001
After three decades in the music business, you'd hardly think that Richard Thompson would require an introduction. But despite the fact that several of his records show up like cats 'round a tun  

Music: Voice of Conscience

Don't put down Hazel Dickens

0 Comments · Thursday, May 10, 2001
On their groundbreaking, self-titled album of 1973, Bluegrass duo Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard performed a song penned by Dickens, "Don't Put Her Down, You Helped Put Her There." The feminis  

Music: Head Easton

Rootsy singer/songwriter Tim Easton makes good with his latest CD

0 Comments · Thursday, April 19, 2001
There's a curious thing about the cover of Tim Easton's new CD, The Truth About Us. Right beneath the title and just to the right of the singer's name sits a row of three stars, as if the album  

Love's Forever Changes

Web Feature: CD of the Week

0 Comments · Thursday, April 12, 2001
Admittedly, we're not going out on a limb by making Love's Forever Changes -- a bona fide classic -- our CD of the week. We do have a good excuse, though, as the album has just been remastered,