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2002 Stories by Andrew Marcus

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  • Big? Try Huge!

    published December 26, 2002

    "That's just one little facet of what I do, so that's a bit of a problem," says Canadian-born guitar god Pat Travers, whose modest place in rock... More >>

  • Monsters of Rock

    published October 31, 2002

    Kim Nekroman, bassist and singer for Denmark's punk oddities Nekromantix, barely seems to recognize the strangeness of the facts of his life. For... More >>

  • Let It Blast

    published September 19, 2002

    There are two kinds of cool. First, we have conventional cool -- the preening, pouting and posturing that's more show biz than rock 'n' roll. Say... More >>

  • Soul Trained

    published July 11, 2002

    The Stylistics' Airrion Love is recalling Linda Creed, who in her early 20s penned many of the group's biggest hits, from "Break Up to Make Up" to... More >>

  • Tom Waits

    published May 16, 2002

    The 1992 opera for which Alice was originally written has yet to reach our shores, but it's hard to believe it could fulfill the promise of... More >>

  • Pal Joey

    published February 14, 2002

    Like all great writers, Jeffrey Hyman used special stationery. "He was always writing lyrics on little scraps of paper -- on shopping bags, on... More >>

  • Jon Dee Graham

    published February 14, 2002

    At its best, the music of Texas has an openness and quiet intelligence unlike any other state's. These Texan qualities seem unrelated to style or... More >>

  • Teenage Fanclub

    published January 24, 2002

    "Infectious" is a word whose dark side is rarely evoked when used to describe music. Ordinarily, it's a commendation that denotes hooky euphoria,... More >>

  • Prince

    published January 10, 2002

    Prince's first gospel album might just be his least spiritual work. If media speculation is to be believed, his latest identity switch has been to... More >>

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