To those who have recently begun to rock, we salute you
Emo finds some unlikely champions in a culture critic, jazz virtuoso, and two rock-scene vets
Computer wizards leave their bedrooms, rappers reach the stage, and the Mason Jennings Band creates the bar buzz of the decade. In the ninth annual City Pages New Music Poll, 60 local music fans pick the bands that made the biggest noise.
Kim Randall never planned on becoming an indie record impresario, but coincidence left her No Alternative
Twice the ambition, half the vision
Charting a path between electronica and the old one-two-three-four, Polara's intrepid space-rock earned them a coveted deal with Interscope Records. As the band learned, it won't cure all their ills. But it beats a sharp stick in the eye
C'est la Vie