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2004 Stories by Jonathan Bond

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  • Stinkweeds

    published September 16, 2004

    Music people rejoiced when Kimber Lanning, owner of Tempe's Stinkweeds record store, announced her plans to open a new Stinkweeds location... More >>

  • Golden Dawn, and the MadCaPs

    published May 13, 2004

    In the '60s, Golden Dawn was labelmate and stylistic soul mate to the 13th Floor Elevators -- in fact, Dawn leader George Kinney was Roky... More >>

  • Low Flying Owls, with The Fall

    published May 6, 2004

    Sacramento's Low Flying Owls swoop into the Valley, bringing a modern mlange of hard, distorted guitar rock and off-kilter psychedelic... More >>

  • Heart of Downtown

    published April 22, 2004

    The long-vacant, two-story building at 750 Grand Avenue is a former car showroom, and there are rumors it was once owned by Bing Crosby. Now it's... More >>

  • Deerhoof

    published April 22, 2004

    Deerhoof seems to have found relative cohesion on Milk Man, something like the difference between a murky, half-remembered dream and a... More >>

  • Elefant

    published March 11, 2004

    One of the better missing link neo-'80s bands, Elefant explores the sounds of that decade without being overly derivative, unlike some of the... More >>

  • The Fire Theft

    published March 4, 2004

    Sunny Day Real Estate was one of the most influential American bands of the last decade. One of the first to be tagged emo (though it transcended... More >>

  • Soul Searching

    published March 4, 2004

    A disembodied voice comes out of the smoky darkness of the Emerald Lounge as Soul Trax winds down the last number of its first set. Someone is... More >>

  • Punk Rock Karaoke

    published January 29, 2004

    One's first encounter with the phrase "punk-rock karaoke" may summon the aural gag reflex the same way anchovies ice cream would assault the... More >>

  • Fear

    published January 22, 2004

    Fear's musical cocktail of anger, beer and combustible live shows etched the band's name in punk rock -- if not musical -- history. A product of... More >>

  • Hank Williams III

    published January 22, 2004

    When Waylon sang, "I don't think Hank done it this way," he couldn't have foreseen the musically bipolar grandson of Hank Sr. that is Hank III. A... More >>

  • Original Soul

    published January 1, 2004

    "Here, put this on." Nearly everyone you met in 2003 came with a personal soundtrack. From the little middle school "sevvie" in your car pool... More >>

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