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2001 Stories by Frank Kogan

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  • River Deep, Freckle High

    published December 25, 2001

    Several things that Shakira and Pink have in common, beyond their each having released an album in the last few weeks: (1) They each fought their... More >>

  • The Man in the Distance

    published November 27, 2001

    An odd thing about Michael Jackson is that he has a totally spectacular voice but he doesn't feel the need to amaze us with it. At all. His... More >>

  • Party to the People

    published November 6, 2001

    The Coup designed the original cover for Party Music several months before September 11. It shows the two Coup members—Pam the... More >>

  • Sweetness and Fight

    published October 23, 2001

    The Hissyfits have a feminine sweetness with voice inflections that aren't so sweet, multipart female vocals that play off each other but come... More >>

  • Return to Whenever

    published August 14, 2001

    Fabulous Disaster must be the real Josie and the Pussycats, given that Jane Dark, in reviewing the Pussycats flick, describes... More >>

  • Good Fly, No?

    published August 7, 2001

    Darwa is a charming Slovene duo whose particular charm is new to its genre. Its genre itself may be new. There's a style of female... More >>

  • D-Dang-A-Dang Me

    published July 17, 2001

    Like on a lot of recent country albums, the sound choices are rich enough on Nobody's Got It All, the new John Anderson LP: soul horns on... More >>

  • See the World

    published June 12, 2001

    Trick Daddy's new album Thugs Are Us is the usual state-of-the-art hip-hop Southern style, the beats running off the beaten track without... More >>

  • Girls Don’t Sigh

    published May 22, 2001

    "You make me mad when I'm driving my car." That's a brilliant line, especially given that it's from an L.A. punk band. It could stand alone, as... More >>

  • Dog Lick 2000

    published January 9, 2001

    I haven't figured out yet whether 2000 was the Year of the Dog or the Year of the Pussy. The Lick Song of the Year is Trina's "I Need" ("I want a... More >>

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