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2000 Stories by Dave Clifford

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  • Hear This

    published November 1, 2000

    Although this is the season of haunted houses and macabre creatures, the scariest thing about Damon & Naomi -- the former rhythm... More >>

  • Blonde Redhead

    published July 12, 2000

    For a band whose very name implies contradiction, not until the release of the New York City trio's latest album has Blonde Redhead truly embodied... More >>

  • Steve Von Till

    published July 5, 2000

    Heavy music is seldom associated with acoustic guitars and sparse piano, but on the solo debut by Neurosis vocalist and guitarist Steve Von Till,... More >>

  • Hear This

    published June 14, 2000

    Like their simple candy-cane visual aesthetic, the White Stripes appear quite deliberately minimalist. Always dressed in red and white and... More >>

  • Various Artists

    published May 24, 2000

    K-Tel, the "as seen on TV" super-hits record label, having released a stream of specialty compilations, was already prepared for your "not in my... More >>

  • Two Ton Boa

    published May 10, 2000

    Sharing a childlike fascination with dead things and arcane lore, Two Ton Boa sounds perfectly suited to the films of Tim Burton. Like the famed... More >>

  • The Makers

    published April 19, 2000

    Who would've thought the inscrutable, insolent, and indisputable kings of fuzzed-out garage-punk had a rock opera in 'em? Considering the... More >>

  • Hear This

    published April 19, 2000

    The Gunga DinMany of the best musical ideas don't make sense on paper. That's certainly true in the case of the seemingly contradictory... More >>

  • Milk Cult

    published April 5, 2000

    Milk Cult Project M-13 (O to 1) Mysteriously guarding the identities of the trio of Cult leaders, the group only... More >>

  • Nash Kato

    published April 5, 2000

    Nash Kato Debutante (Loosegroove) When Urge Overkill maxed out its fashion plate cheeseball charm, vocalist/guitarist/... More >>

  • Dirty Three

    published March 8, 2000

    Dirty Three Whatever You Love, You Are (Touch and Go) While its previous album, Ocean Songs, offered melodies... More >>

  • In Extremo

    published March 1, 2000

    In Extremo Verehrt und Angespien (Metal Blade) Who'd've thought bagpipes could sound so majestic and powerful... More >>

  • Return of the Living Dead

    published February 23, 2000

    The Bay Area bludgeoning post-hardcore group Dead & Gone is -- ironically -- back from the dead. After the band's premature breakup in 1997,... More >>

  • Emergency Plan

    published February 16, 2000

    Show tunes aren't cool -- they don't rock. But like a handful of bands long gone before, Washington, D.C., quartet the Dismemberment Plan... More >>

  • Smells Like Leif Garrett

    published January 19, 2000

    The Melvins, legendary innovators of brutal intelli-sludge heavy rock, like to challenge their audience as much as their drum heads and amplifier... More >>

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