Jason Orris

  • News

    November 24, 2004

    Picked to Click

    To those who have recently begun to rock, we salute you

  • Music

    December 8, 1999

    Growing Up

    Emo finds some unlikely champions in a culture critic, jazz virtuoso, and two rock-scene vets

  • News

    April 21, 1999

    Scene Not Heard

    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.

  • Music

    February 17, 1999

    Brilliant Mistake

    Kim Randall never planned on becoming an indie record impresario, but coincidence left her No Alternative

  • Music

    November 25, 1998

    Baby Steps

    Twice the ambition, half the vision

  • Music

    November 4, 1998
  • News

    June 4, 1997

    Happy Mediums- POLARA

    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

  • Music

    April 30, 1997


    C'est la Vie

  • Music

    December 20, 1995