At last, the gulf between the comic geeks and the aging rock enthusiasts has been bridged.
Every year I make mix CDs of my favorite tracks, with one song per artist per disc. Here's the '08 edition, local and national. It's all from 2008 unless otherwise specified, but there are a few oldies. At the bottom are my year-end lists, because I know you needed more of those. Happy holidays! MN ... More >>
For a new all-ages scene, rock & roll can't wait
How I stopped worrying and learned to dislike U2's 'Bomb'
Special absurdity of the media present, ineffability of the aesthetic past edition
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.
Seven years after their last tour, Negativland continue to fight the industry claim that Fair Use is foul, and foul use is fair
Zoning Out: New Zone 105 recruit Brian Oake.
U2 goes forward and backward with Pop.
As part of Brian Eno's Passengers, U2 get a chance to escape themselves.