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2001 Stories by Hobey Echlin

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  • Leather Cohen

    published November 6, 2001

    Today's beat klatches have it backward. Instead of using their dancefloor cred to get so popular they can sit back recounting their postpunk, '80s... More >>

  • Dookie from Dubuque

    published October 30, 2001

    Slipknot's Iowa came out just about on the 10th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind. Like that record, it tore a noisy hole in the... More >>

  • Whippet Good

    published September 4, 2001

    For a music that started out sounding like George Clinton and Kraftwerk trapped in an elevator, as Derrick May famously described Juan Atkins's... More >>

  • Detroit What?

    published July 31, 2001

    Growing up outside of Detroit in the '80s, we suburban post-punk rap-o-philes wondered how a city that was 80 percent black and hella-urban with... More >>

  • Celluloid Hero

    published January 16, 2001

    Raised on the Sex Pistols and gleaning from early-'90s acid house, Northern Ireland's David Holmes is a post-punk trapped in a DJ's body—one... More >>

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