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Arts & Entertainment

Eclecticism now!

by Brianna Riplinger
Published September 12, 2002

You're probably familiar with the Behind the Music my-manager-robbed-me-blind story. A promising young ñ yet naïve ñ musician signs a shady contract on the hood of a car without reading it. Fast...

Turn the Beat Around

by Keri Carlson
Published September 12, 2002

The moment Ted Koppel announced that Nightline would be exploring the cultural phenomenon the kids call rap, the music's normally irresistible head-boppin' beats vanished. It is the same way that too much...

Skating rink soul from Erik Appelwick

by Lyndsey Thomas
Published September 12, 2002

There is plenty of the usual, boring background stuff that Erik Appelwick is sick of talking about. But there are also plenty of Minnesotans who don't know his music. Once he was convinced that the basic...

Wild Manchester nights

by Niels Strandskov
Published September 12, 2002

As an account of the transformation of England's most notorious industrial wasteland into a global dance music mecca, Michael Winterbottom's 24 Hour Party People is far from exhaustive. Although billed...

No god, no master

by Niels Strandskov
Published September 12, 2002

It is difficult to watch Siddhartha in 2002, given that in the 30 years since its release, the central myth of the movie ñ that of a seeker of spiritual understanding ñ has gone from hot new idea to...

Sounding like Motley Crue, FRB is no TMBG

Published September 5, 2002
Fine Red Brown: Too Many Peas (Beartoon Records)

Looking Backwards towards the Basic Blues

by Brianna Riplinger
Published September 5, 2002

Lately I've been mulling over this relevant Jimi Hendrix quote: "Blues is a part of America. When music goes too far out and is in danger of becoming a technique, people always come back to basic honesty...

Still into the Replacements

by Geoffrey Ziezulewicz
Published September 5, 2002
Midwest rockers Sunset Black discuss the Twin Cities, indie credibility, and the classic pop of Paula Abdul

Dull Dot Net Backslash Yawn

by Niels Strandskov
Published September 5, 2002
A glum Stephen Dorf hunts for horror in the supremely unimaginative Fear Dot Com

Manic Pop Thrill

by Max Sparber
Published September 5, 2002
Three months of hate for American Idol come to an end

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