- December 2, 2020
Guitarist Robert Evan Trop of Beach Viper discusses his influences and growing up on Elvis.
Magnetic (Le Maquis). Review by Ben Varkentine.
Mary Had A Little Amp (Epic). Review by Ben Varkentine.
This trilogy of music videos collections purports to gather together some of the more visually arresting work from music video directors Spike Jonze, Michel Gondry and Chris Cunningham. Joe Clay asks, "But is it art?"
Everything and More (One Way). Review by Ben "Innocent Blink" Varkentine.
Tiny Voices (Anti). Review by Sean Slone.
Is Marilyn Manson scary or boring? On the eve of his Australian tour, Dan Stapleton tries to work it out, once and for all…
Charge Laughing. Review by Ben Varkentine.
Atomic Kitten (Virgin). Review by Ben Varkentine.
A Perfect Dream (self-released). Review by Stein Haukland.
Remixed (Sparrow). Review by Daniel Mitchell.
Various Artists (Force-Tracks). Review by Ben Varkentine.
String Quartet Tribute to Matchbox 20, String Quartet Tribute to Incubus, String Quartet Tribute to David Bowie, String Quartet Tribute to Black Sabbath, String Quartet Tribute to Madonna (Vitamin). Review by James Mann.
Gold (Really Useful). Review by Joe Frietze.
The Illustrated History of Puffy Amiyumi (Bar None). Review by Phil Bailey.
Christopher R. Weingarten has been going steady with these 19 singles all year, and now wants to bring them home to meet you. Prepare to be surprised at who’s coming to dinner.
Bjork pushes the envelope again with "Pagan Poetry," a video you’re unlikely to see on MTV. Phil Bailey caught a limited engagement theatrical presentation, and files this report.
Singer/songwriter Joe Henry tells Gail Worley that he considers himself a very lucky man, and after hearing about his work with Ornette Coleman, sipping martinis with Bob Dylan, and having his sister-in-law record one of his songs (maybe you’ve heard of her — she’s called Madonna), it’s hard to argue.
Dirty Little Secret (Universal). Review by Vanessa Bormann.