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1996 Stories by Leigh Silverman

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  • Four on the Floor

    published December 26, 1996

    "Cut! Take nine!" The black Dodge Ram lumbers across the desert floor and stutters to a stop. Inside, the four members of Crushed are... More >>

  • Green Buds

    published October 10, 1996

    Breakfast, Fred Green style: "Take a whole bag--stem, buds, seeds, everything--and cook it with a block of butter until it all burns down. Then... More >>

  • You Want Ska With That?

    published June 13, 1996

    Dave Schuttenberg is Arizona's bad boy of ska. He drinks, he smokes, he curses, he rides a scooter. He also leads Tucson's pretty-white-boy ska... More >>

  • Staying Alive

    published April 25, 1996

    Seattle punk songstress Mia Zapata got famous for the most evil of reasons--not because of her singing, which was good, but because of her death,... More >>

  • Recordings

    published April 18, 1996

    Live Tracks (Freedom) The Derailers Jackpot (Watermelon) These two albums prove that your arms are never too short... More >>

  • 1996 New Times Music Awards Showcase

    published April 18, 1996

    Best Alternative Rock Beat Angels They may look and play like it, but the Beat Angels aren't really under the illusion that it's... More >>

  • Recordings

    published March 28, 1996

    Dadawa Sister Drum (Sire) Her name is Dadawa. She's the 25-year-old singing daughter of a science magazine editor in the... More >>

  • Dripping Wet

    published February 29, 1996

    Groupies are a sore subject in the Phantom Surfers' camp. "The only people who want to meet us are overweight record collectors looking for... More >>

  • Recordings

    published February 22, 1996

    Various artists From Dusk Till Dawn (Epic) Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino's stab at a vampire thriller turned out to be a wobbly... More >>

  • Recordings

    published January 18, 1996

    The Smithereens Attack of the Smithereens (Capitol) The same day Capitol issued its much-ballyhooed first installment of The... More >>

  • Recordings

    published January 11, 1996

    Boss Hog Boss Hog (DGC) It's hard not to think of Boss Hog as the Mrs. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. Not only is the Hog led by... More >>

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