Step away from those chords
Mother Nature's Slaves
Collections set it up
Baby, it's cool inside
Curt Kirkwood finds harmony in new project
Aussie rockers swing into Nita's
Five artists came with the promise of a new day -- and defused faster than a wet firecracker
The public craves rare Nirvana. Fear not: 'You Know You're Right' is only the beginning.
One by One (RCA)
Indie supergroup Eyes Adrift offers a dream fusion of Meat Puppets, Nirvana and Sublime
A one-stop guide to the latest round of pop-star foolishness and bad behavior
Strange Little Girls (Atlantic)
No makeup. No gimmick. No shtick. But does Mesa's fast-rising Jimmy Eat World really stand a chance against the likes of Britney and the Backstreet Boys?
Ronald Reagan was president, Michael Jackson and Phil Collins ruled the charts and a bunch of little rock bands were changing lives
Imago (Incidental Music)
Do What You Want (Foodchain)
By Carrie Borzillo (Thunder's Mouth Press)
Surviving the big grunge blowup, Mudhoney takes a final bow before hanging it up for good . . . sort of
The Melvins are (still) willing to provoke and confuse
Saturday Night Live and DreamWorks Records team up for two not-ready-for-prime-time compilations
Shoeless Joe makes twangy art out of broken dreams
Reissue of the Meat Puppets' '80s catalogue reclaims the band's crucial role in the Amerindie revolution
Three years ago, at the pinnacle of their 15-year career, local rock heroes the Meat Puppets vanished from view, after bass player Cris Kirkwood became addicted to cocaine and heroin. The story only gets worse from there.
Pop music may be in its most confused hour, but Garbage is covering all the genre bases
Well-researched book fans the flames of the "Kurt Cobain was murdered" theory
Hype! dreams and other bull about grunge, Seattle and Sub Pop
New Times critics look back on the "oohs" and the "ughs" of pop music '95 (results tabulated from individual critics' lists and comments)
IS VINYL REALLY THE CHOICE OF A NEW GENERATION OR ARE PEOPLE JUST WAXING NOSTALGIC?
CDS HAVE MADE THE B-SIDE OBSOLETE. FOR BETTER OR WORSE.