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1995 Stories by Colin Berry

Archives: 1996 | 1995
  • Dog Bites

    published December 27, 1995

    Life and Limb The city's trees, like so many holiday noshers, might need New Year's resolutions to buff up. Dozens of the 1,000 or more... More >>

  • The Road to Promotion

    published December 13, 1995

    Harper's editor and social critic Lewis Lapham descended upon his old hometown last week to hawk his new book, Hotel America, at Green Apple Books... More >>

  • The Stick-Up Artist

    published December 13, 1995

    Plowing through the slice of chocolate cake that is serving as his lunch, poster artist Frank Kozik stares me down through big safety-style... More >>

  • Recordings

    published December 13, 1995

    Dinah Washington Blue Gardenia: Songs of Love (EmArcy/Verve) "Just bring me the bitch who can do what I can do -- and do it... More >>

  • Recordings

    published November 29, 1995

    Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks Orange Crate Art (Warner Bros.) In his recent Beach Boys biography, The Nearest Faraway Place,... More >>

  • Senses Working Overtime

    published November 8, 1995

    Imagine this: For 90 minutes, you sit in pitch blackness, your ears experiencing sensations they've never known. Tactile, multidimensional audio... More >>

  • Recordings

    published October 25, 1995

    Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 Wormed by Leonard (Thwart) Taking titular inspiration from Warmed by Love -- a book of poetry... More >>

  • Recordings

    published October 18, 1995

    Various Artists It's Hard to Believe: The Amazing World of Joe Meek (Razor & Tie) A pioneer of space-age pop, gay British... More >>

  • Recordings

    published August 9, 1995

    Tindersticks 2nd Album (This Way Up/London) This has to be the apotheosis of sadcore: In the Tindersticks' "My Sister," a girl... More >>

  • Recordings

    published July 12, 1995

    Tony Conrad Slapping Pythagoras (Table of the Elements) Tony Conrad may well be one of the more important 20th-century... More >>

  • Recordings

    published July 5, 1995

    Red Aunts #1 Chicken (Epitaph) Three hundred words on #1 Chicken? Subtitled "14 Songs, 23 Minutes," there ain't even 300 words... More >>

  • Recordings

    published June 21, 1995

    Sixteen Deluxe Backfeedmagnetbabe (Trance Syndicate) Sixteen reasons I like Deluxe: 1. They make you want to dig out your... More >>

  • Recordings

    published June 14, 1995

    Esquivel Music From a Sparkling Planet (Bar/None) A cocktail nation looking for a forefather to emulate could do no better than... More >>

  • The Sound of Silence

    published May 17, 1995

    The waitress offers us hand-rolled cigarettes wrapped in psychedelically patterned paper. I choose an electric blue one with red stripes. "They're... More >>

  • Recordings

    published April 19, 1995

    Panda Panda (Kokopop) If you're wondering what Panda sounds like, don't expect many clues from the cryptic packaging of its debut CD;... More >>

Archives: 1996 | 1995
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