New discs from local acts
The Psychedelic Furs' Richard Butler turns punk Sinatra on his heartbroken solo disc
Kerry's a wuss. Dubya's a doof. How can anybody vote for either of these clowns?
A preview of the band's first studio album in 13 years
Aryanfest was hardly the badass event it billed itself. Shaved-headed men hugged each other like they were at a gay pride picnic.
The beautiful chaos of the band is back
Svefn-G-Englar (PIAS), 456132015 (Grand Royal), and 6 1/2 (Pattern 25)
Blake Schwarzenbach says Jets to Brazil is a desperate band. A desperate American band.
A year-end recap of the albums that made it worthwhile to own a stereo in 1997
The best room at this hotel costs $12 a night. Community and dignity are provided free of charge.
THE YEAR IN MUSIC: IT JUST DIDN'T GET MUCH BETTER (OR WORSE) THAN THIS