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2003 Stories by Amy Phillips

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  • Ballad of Big Nothing

    published October 28, 2003

    Something valuable was missing from the CMJ Music Marathon this year, and I'm not talking cigarette smoke. It wasn't black people in the audience... More >>

  • Hip-Hop's Premier Muslim Albino Makes the Ladies Gasp

    published October 7, 2003

    Thank god for hip-hop. Like rock 'n' roll, it gets ugly people laid. Seriously, would Trick Daddy or Jay-Z get any fine pussy at all if they were... More >>

  • Garage Daze

    published September 9, 2003

    What kind of garage does garage rock come from? Is it a musty, damp pit with a beat-up jalopy in the corner? Or a sleek, clean carport that houses... More >>

  • Tasty Like a Raindrop, From Stockholm to East California

    published September 2, 2003

    According to Abercrombie & Fitch's catalog-disguised-as-magazine A & F Quarterly, the Sounds' Living in America is "a flashback to... More >>

  • Golden Shower of Hits

    published August 26, 2003

    Those crazy Canadians. They're so gay! As they should be. Really, why wouldn't you be gay if you were Canadian? You've got good music television,... More >>

  • Fuck Emo Let's Fight

    published July 22, 2003

    Ladies and gentlemen, let's get ready to rumble. It's time for the battle for the future of American punk. In this corner: heartbroken emo kids... More >>

  • Sax as a Weapon

    published April 1, 2003

    Ladies and gentlemen, the sax is back. As if we needed more reminders that the '00s are the new '80s, hipsters have resurrected the instrument,... More >>

  • Folk the Pain Away

    published January 28, 2003

    If "folk music" in its most traditional sense is the music of the folk—the lower classes, the salt of the earth—then "antifolk" would... More >>

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