Elvis Costello's greatest album tops this week's pop culture picks
The Clash's Joe Strummer transcends punk, and the music lives on
Julien Temple's 'Glastonbury' is all a blur
The Clash and Carbon/Silicon guitarist talks about life after Joe
Nirvana's box set takes the best band of the '90s and reveals the very worst
Flunking rehab, robbing bandmates, pulling a Courtney Love: The Libertines return
In which a song makes me feel mighty real
Natalie Merchant does an about-face; Joe Strummer's countenance appears on the wall; Stephen Tyler loses his head
Placebo rediscover cro-magnon relics; culturcide revive 1985; Randy Newman says the past ain't what it used to be
Mark Curtis Anderson's '70s memoir looks at what happened when white evangelicals first embraced the devil's music
How I spent my 10-year vacation from City Pages
Hippie-hating punk rockers, captured on film! Remembering The Clash with a new DVD
Blur's musical diaspora: Beyond the waterloo sunset, Africa!
Familiar stunts, stale puns, awesome tits--must be Bond time
The second annual edition of “Sound Unseen” highlights the subversive side of music making in the era of media consolidation.
It made less history than '77 punk. It sold fewer records than Nirvana. But the suburban rebellion of Eighties America found its own potent way to say no.
High Fidelity tries to rescue John Cusack from the cutout bin
A bio-doc looks at the punks who changed the complexion of white rock
Does Rage stir the revolution--or provide the soundtrack for the next white riot?
Jack Logan brings a grizzled naiveté to the role of rock outsider on his new album, Buzz Me In
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the multiplex...
The music industry released 30,000 albums in 1998. You can live without 29,990 of them.
Open playlists. Mixed audiences. Women's mud wrestling. Ample coke. What ever happened to the Minneapolis club scene?
From traditional reels to Celt rave-ups, local Irish music addresses the troubled times of its homeland
Who da man? Duh, The Man: PE takes aim at white male corporate oppression
Five skeptical spin doctors probe for local music's pulse -- a City Pages roundtable
Sleater-Kinney and the dichotomies of rock & roll
That's a bigger question than usual in our 1996 new music poll.