• Crowbar

    Sonic Excess in its Purest Form (Spitfire). Review by Nathan T. Birk.

  • Ill Nino

    Revolution Revolucion (Roadrunner). Review by Nathan T. Birk.

  • The Firebird Band

    The Drive (Cargo). Review by Marcel Feldmar.

  • Memento

    Matt Cibula digs into the new DVD of the celebrated film Memento, in which nothing is what it seems. Plus a guy gets a lot of gnarly tattoos.

  • Michael J. Sheehy

    Ill Gotten Gains (Beggars Banquet). Review by Marcel Feldmar.

  • The Verve Pipe

    Hit singles can be a double-edged sword, especially when the single in question represents a departure for the band. Case in point, The Verve Pipe, who had trouble finding radio airplay after graduating from their ubiquitous hit single, "The Freshman." Singer Brian Van Der Ark relates the hard lessons of the music biz to Gail Worley.

  • New York is Now!

    A side of jazz ignored by Ken Burns’ documentary is explored in Philip Freeman’s new book, New York is Now!: The New Wave of Free Jazz. But is the book any more valid a document of jazz than Burns’ film was? Bob Pomeroy has the answers.

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