Christina Rees

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  • 14 years ago

    We've heard the death knell of prefab pop, haven't we? Or so we think. The new good bands—better only because they have better influences—have won their scrappy place in the national press. And New York being the center of that fickle wo...

  • 14 years ago

    Good/Bad, a collective of conceptual artists based in Brooklyn, get bored easily. They're like Fluxus with ADD, and their big bore numero uno is the standard rock show. You know, any lineup of two or three or six bands, who let rip for up to an ho...

  • 15 years ago

    There is a tragic halfway point between All Saints and Radiohead, and most of Britain's current guitar bands keep at least one toe on such squishy, lukewarm ground: Travis, Gomez, Stereophonics, Coldplay. And as we well know, being average is a fa...

  • 15 years ago

    You'd have to judge the quality of Gorillaz on a sliding scale of how seriously you take them. If you see this group project as the light-as-fluff sideline of a few otherwise busy pop-culture gurus, then you can accept it as an amusing hour of dis...


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