Gina Arnold

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  • 18 years ago | Music News

    John Lydon Psycho's Path (Virgin) Both as a Sex Pistol and as a solo artist with PiL, John Lydon's never been very big in America because of that squeaky Cockney voice, which always sounded like a whine even at its most strident. But Psycho's Path...

  • 19 years ago | Music News

    When it comes to Las Vegas, the gambling and the naked showgirls and the 99-cent shrimp cocktails aren't really what make it seem so different from the real world. It's the bizarre architecture: Huge public buildings the size of Versailles or Blen...

  • 19 years ago | Music News

    Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds The Boatman's Call (Warner Bros.) Religion has always had its place in rock 'n' roll, appropriately enough for the devil's music (see: Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Elvis during his gospel days, Bob Dylan when he wasn'...

  • 19 years ago | Music News

    Bruce Cockburn The Charity of Night (Rykodisc) L. Ron Hubbard should be as cult an artist as Bruce Cockburn. Cockburn's only "hit" singles are diametric opposites--1979's "Wondering Where the Lions Are" was a jaunty bit of religious poetry, while ...

  • 19 years ago | Music News

    Aphex Twin Richard B. James (Sire/Elektra) Moby--who just yesterday was the poster boy for the ensuing techno revolution--is going mortal while everyone else goes dancing. Turning his back on techno, Moby now embraces Mission of Burma and speed me...

  • 19 years ago | Music News

    If 1991 was the year punk broke, then 1996 was the year punk died--killed by both the Sex Pistols and the weight of its own success. Of course, the Pistols always exploited the whole concept of "punk," but this year they mocked it as well, rising ...

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