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    Five Years and Eight Hours - Elastica Out of Control

    Elastica's The Menace arrives with all the keenly calibrated market savvy of a search engine guaranteed to double the Net speed of every 286 computer processor you own. U.K.-released in April, it doesn't come out here until next month; alt-rock's DGC...

    by Robert Christgau on July 25, 2000
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    Whoomp! Theremin Is! Though it originated in Russia, the theremin, in a certain paradoxical sense, is a quintessentially American instrument. Invented in 1919, as the U.S. began its ascent to world power, by an emigrant physicist (Lev Sergeyvich T...

    on July 25, 2000
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    Bridge Across the Cliff

    I don't know much about free jazz, but as with the old-school funk that hip-hop samples, I don't have to know much: Nearly everything important comes through within a few breaths. Forget "thematic soloing"here the setup is the payoff. "Red Cross," ...

    by Eric Weisbard on July 18, 2000
  • God Bless the Infesticons


    God Bless the Infesticons

    "In the sixties we believed in a myththat music had the power to change people's lives," Stanley Booth writes in the afterword to a new reissue of True Adventures of the Rolling Stones. "Today people believe in a myththat music is just entertainmen...

    by Eric Weisbard on July 18, 2000
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    They Are Family

    Soon after disco died, unintentionally driving a racial wedge in popular culture, ESGfour sisters from a housing project in South Bronx's Third Avenue Hubhelped repair the damage. Unlike other early-'80s New York groups who purposely created a spar...

    by Jason Gross on July 18, 2000
  • Hot S**t for Teacher - Shimmy Shimmy Ko Ko Bop All the Way Home


    Hot S**t for Teacher - Shimmy Shimmy Ko Ko Bop All the Way Home

    Schooling, soul music, the South, or suicide: The choice is yours. Shelby Lynne "Gotta Get Back" (Island) "Why's this airplane go so slowly?": one of those almost-home-to-the-person-your-lips-are missing songs, like "Radar Love" by Golden Ea...

    by Chuck Eddy on July 18, 2000
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    Scuba Diva For her recent six-night Village Vanguard stay, 22-year-old singer Jane Monheit arrived onstage like Venus in a shell. Or like a creature rising from a wave. Apparently, mermaids intrigue her, and she's appropriated the look. She wears ...

    on July 18, 2000
  • One-Man Opera Machine - Mikel Rouse Launches Three CDs, Among Other Things


    One-Man Opera Machine - Mikel Rouse Launches Three CDs, Among Other Things

    Mikel Rouse is the poster boy for composer self-sufficiency. Not that he's the first to achieve it. Charles Ives and Conlon Nancarrow led careers independent of other musicians and music organizations, but paid dearly for it: Ives heard little of his...

    by Kyle Gann on July 18, 2000
  • Summer of Drugs


    Summer of Drugs

    In the upside-down dream of stoner rock, everyone is, well, pretty stoned, man. In this hallucination, a guitar band of enormous heaviness plays furiously for fans in the California desert, jams hauled out, once again, in the tradition of '60s and '...

    by James Hunter on July 11, 2000
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    Quark, Strangeness, and Country

    Blessed are the freaks, the loners, the outcasts, the off-centered, the isolated, and the not-right, for they will show the rest of us what is possible. Which does not mean that the alt-country y'allternative setwith their studiously average looks, ...

    by Jon Fine on July 11, 2000
  • Touring the Jazz Museum - JVC 2000 Looks Backward


    Touring the Jazz Museum - JVC 2000 Looks Backward

    Is jazz a dead historic thing, or is it simply homesick for another era, any other era? The first concert hall ever built to house jazz is about to go up at Columbus Circle; the academy is rapt with attention, building new departments, endowing chai...

    by Gary Giddins on July 11, 2000
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    Hunter S. Thompsonor maybe it was Daryl Dawkinsonce avowed that when the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. And theres something to be said for marginalists who can take it to the bank: That new Jurassic 5 album on Interscope swings like a Supe...

    by Alex Pappademas on July 11, 2000
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    Environmental Illness Mum said you're known by the company you keep. Tricky hopes so, chumming around with the likes of Dave Courtney, spokesgangster, who once ran "security" for London kingpins Ronnie and Reggie Kray. Courtney's got a best-sellin...

    on July 11, 2000
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    Wimps of Desire

    Greetings from parochial southern California, where relentless local cheerleading brings you Tsar, who (their CD sticker rants) exhibit "all the qualities of what will rescue rock'n'roll." So unhelpful! While the big brag is deeply woven into the war...

    by George Smith on July 11, 2000
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    Wheatfield Gnosticism

    When Canadian classic-rock stations have big holiday-weekend countdowns of the greatest songs ever, the Tragically Hip turn up often enough to sit alongside Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones at the top of the We-Are-Not-Worthy Hierarchy. The Kingst...

    by Phil Dellio on July 11, 2000
  • Motor Suburb Madhouse


    Motor Suburb Madhouse

    On the cover of The Source and on a two-page spread inside Rolling Stone last month, 26-year-old Marshall Mathers a/k/a Eminem and 29-year-old Bob Ritchie a/k/a Kid Rock were respectively photographed, both wielding chainsaws extending from their gro...

    by Chuck Eddy on July 4, 2000
  • Music



    That's Your Man Bilal has a couple of things going for him, besides being 20, cute, and considered the next big soul star. There's his voice, which can rasp, preach, and jar his nine-member band through a sandpaper rocker like "Second Child," then ...

    on July 4, 2000
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    Three Degrees Celsius and Rising - Canadian Hip-Hop Thaws Out

    The Canadian press has burped up a lot of hoopla lately about the sudden deluge of homegrown hip-hop, and, this being Canada and all, the stories have nothing to do with aesthetics and everything to do with whether honchos at BET will give a damn. We...

    by Scott Woods on July 4, 2000
  • The Bird Is the Word


    The Bird Is the Word

    There's creation and there's listeningone has eight letters and one has nine. Richard Meltzer For what it's worth, Richard Meltzer is the greatest rock critic so far, and over the years he's developed an ability to writeto get the prose a...

    by Frank Kogan on June 27, 2000
  • Words Belied by Music - Songs of Dargel and Reich Offer a Deceptive Simplicity


    Words Belied by Music - Songs of Dargel and Reich Offer a Deceptive Simplicity

    I hope I never become an old curmudgeon, reflexively dismissive of the younger generation. The unsettling truth, though, is that I find a lot of twentysomething composers eerily conservative, seemingly unaware of the last 25 years of new music and wr...

    by Kyle Gann on June 27, 2000
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