• The Microphones

    The Microphones

    Live In Japan, February 19th, 21st, and 22nd, 2003 (K Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Caustic Eye from a Straight Guy

    For a brief while, James Mann puts the old 78s down and clues us in on those few things he liked in 2003 that weren’t around in 2002.

  • Thursday

    Jen Lato describes this triple bill and the fine art of selling out — selling out the venue, that is.

  • Polyvinyl Showcase at CMJ

    Damn! Mates of State and Rainer Maria together! What more can an indie geek (like Rob Walsh) ask for?

  • Alkaline Trio

    If there were any justice in the world, every show like this would be sold out. So says Jen Lato.

  • Enon

    Enon took the stage at Revolver in Miami, FL for an outstanding, yet completely unappreciated show. Except for Dylan Garret. He gets it.

  • Damien Rice

    Irish import Damien Rice plays to a sold-out crowd in Toronto, leaving the audience — and Margie Libling — speechless and mesmerized. Never before has an artist touched his fans as much as Damien Rice…

  • Lollapalooza 2003

    What a day for Phillip Haire… Jane’s Addiction, Audioslave, Incubus, Queens of the Stone Age, Jurassic 5, The Donnas, The Distillers and others…

  • Sonic Youth and Wilco

    Sonic Youth calls in sick and Wilco offer a languid performance. No, it wasn’t all bad. It just could’ve been better. Rob Walsh was there.

  • Ask Dr. Hal

    Perhaps Sir Millard Mulch should have asked Dr. Hal why he feels compelled to write up events in police report style. A look at a unique question-and-answer session.

  • American Short Shorts Film Festival

    Let’s see your shorts! Gregory Schaefer recounts this heady mix of brief film, ranging from the whimsical to the downright big-budget.

  • Bright Eyes

    A mind-blowing performance that put the audience on an emotional rollercoaster from the very first note… and that has Margie Libling lining up amongst Conor Oberst’s many suitors.

  • Monsters of Airshow

    Sunday Sunday Sunday! Teams representing the Army, Navy and Air Force made a rare joint appearance at this airshow, and Ian Koss documented the hot screaming action.

  • A Taste of Winter Park

    Food and Jazz attract the professional set to the Winter Park Farmers Market. Them, and Carl F Gauze.

  • Hennafest 2003

    A short film and demo on henna body painting in a dark and smoky bar. Just the sort of place you’d expect to run into Carl F Gauze.

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