Keith Moerer

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  • 18 years ago | Music News

    Radiohead OK Computer (Capitol Records) Maybe punk didn't rescue us completely from prog-rock, but what makes Radiohead think prog-rock is going to save us from anything? Based on OK Computer, this Oxford quintet is convinced that the future lies ...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    David Byrne Feelings (Luaka Bop) A tourist is someone who thinks New York is Lady Liberty and Miss Saigon. Travelers are more sophisticated; they roll into Katmandu and do their best to blend in. Tourists are easy to laugh at, but travelers who pa...

  • 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...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    Foo Fighters The Colour and the Shape (Roswell/Capitol) Slight expectations are easy to meet. Who knew that Dave Grohl wrote songs before the Foo Fighters' 1995 debut? And what a pleasant surprise Foo Fighters was, proof that Nirvana's pop-punk gl...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    Radish Restraining Bolt (Mercury) Ben Lee Something to Remember Me By (Grand Royal) Frankie Lymon was 13 when he peaked in 1955 with "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?". Two years later, his career stalled for good, and he was only 25 when he died from a...

  • 18 years ago | Music News

    The Jayhawks Sound of Lies (American Recordings) It was the perfect setup, at least on the exterior: They shared songwriting credits, shared lead vocals, shared the stage until it was difficult to discern just who brought what to the party. With t...