• The Armed Forces

    The Armed Forces

    Proudly Present Modern Gospel for Modern Men and Women (Goldtooth). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Lollapalooza


    Chris Catania, in between three days of running back and forth the length of Chicago’s Grant Park to check out the likes of Pearl Jam, Regina Spektor and Rhymefest, wonders if maybe Lollapalooza is getting a little too big.

  • Priya Thomas

    Priya Thomas

    You and Me Against the World, Baby (Boiling Point). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

  • The Affair

    The Affair

    Yes Yes To You (Absolutely Kosher). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs

    Yeah Yeah Yeahs

    Small stage or large, the brilliantly weird rock sounds of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs– and the over the top charisma of Karen O- did not fail in turning Jen Cray into a screaming fan.

  • Deadboy and the Elephantmen

    Deadboy and the Elephantmen

    The enigmatic Deadboy and the Elephantmen steal the show from The Fiery Furnaces and Jen Cray files a police report.

  • Patti Smith

    Patti Smith

    Trampin’ (Columbia Records). Review by Al Pergande.

  • Flesh Eaters

    Flesh Eaters

    No Questions Asked (Atavistic). Review by Terry Eagan.

  • Elizabeth Anka Vajagic

    Stand With the Stillness of This Day (Constellation). Review by Aaron Shaul.

  • Johnny Marr

    "Melodic with a touch of groove and an anemic, very white approach to the vocals, but still soulful." Gail Worley talks to Johnny Marr, currently of The Healers and formerly of the Smiths, and manages to keep it together. Mostly.

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