Tag: Ladytron

The Faint

Event Reviews

Two similar and familiar bands collided as The Faint and Ladytron shared a co-headlining bill that included a pair of sold-out stops in New York City. With more black attire and keyboards than one could count, the two acts offered career-spanning setlists filled with their distinctive synth-pop, post-punk and new-wave sounds. Kiran Aditham witnessed night two of the dark, dancefloor delights for himself.

Pop Levi

Interviews

How do you dethrone the “King of Pop”? Let the current king disappear to Bahrain and get sued for $7 million by an Arab sheik; take your kaleidoscopic and playful songs to California’s Westlake Studios where Michael Jackson recorded Thriller; or simply be a boy named Pop. Pop Levi goes 2 of 3 and emerges with Never Never Love, an album shot through with the ghosts of Prince, MJ, and R. Kelly. S D Green and the musical shape-shifter talk the process of Pop.

Chemical Brothers

Event Reviews

“You are all my children now.” Techno rave meets Jim Jones as Chris Catania is inducted into the cult of Big Beat oblivion.

Client

Music Reviews

City (Mute Records ). Review by Matthew Moyer.

freezepop

Music Reviews

fancy ultra-fresh (archenemy). Review by Ben “synth pop snob” Varkentine.

freezepop

Music Reviews

Emotions And Photons, retro new wave movement, Freezepop, the other Sean T. Drinkwater,freezepop,fancy ultra-fresh,archenemy,Ben “synth pop snob” Varkentine

Keoki

Music Reviews

Kill The DJ (Hypnotic). Review by Ben Varkentine.

Looper

Music Reviews

She’s a Knife (Mute Records). Review by Aaron Shaul.

Editor’s Choice: The Top 19 of 2002

Features

Julio Diaz didn’t review as many albums in 2002 as he should have, but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t listening. Here are his picks for the year’s best.

Ladytron

Music Reviews

Light & Magic (Emperor Norton). Review by Betty Lou Vegas.

Ladytron

Music Reviews

604 (Emperor Norton). Review by Randall J. Stephens.

Add N to (X)

Interviews

The equation Add N to (X) represents the sum of post-modern music made with retro analog synths and a healthy dose of porn, and the product is machine sexy, indeed. Ian Koss spoke with Barry Smith about his many fetishes and kinks.

Ladytron

Music Reviews

It’s a safe bet that if a band has the word “tron” in its name, then you’re i…

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Dark Water

Dark Water

Screen Reviews

J-Horror classic Dark Water (2002) makes the skin crawl with an unease that lasts long after the film is over. Phil Bailey reviews the new Arrow Video release.

The Shootist

The Shootist

Screen Reviews

John Wayne’s final movie sees the cowboy actor go out on a high note, in The Shootist, one of his best performances.

HEALTH

HEALTH

Event Reviews

HEALTH continue their mission to make everyone love each other, bringing their RAT-BASED WARFARE TOUR to the Mile High City, where Steven Cruse gets to be a very lucky middle-aged industrial fanboy.