Chris Shiflett & the Dead Peasants (RCA Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
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.
Scoring Buffy, hangin’ with ‘Nsync, picking up interstellar babes and new wave girls… all in a day’s work for the men of Nerf Herder. Julio Diaz attempts to run an extensive interview with singer Parry Grip in less than 12 parsecs.
Action Packed: The Best of Jonathan Richman (Rounder). Review by Matt Cibula.
Take a Look at Yourself (Fastmusic). Review by Allie Gore.
Weezer (“The Green Album”) (Geffen). Review by Liza Hearon.
Acrophobe (Honest Don’s). Review by Vanessa Bormann.
Nerds of the world, unite! Nerf Herder are here to take Nerd Core to new heights! Julio Diaz corresponds with frontman Parry Grip about Star Wars, punk rock, Jonathan Richman, and all thigs nerdly.
How to Meet Girls (Honest Don’s). Review by Julio Diaz
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