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2000 Stories by Denise Sullivan

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  • It's a Wonderful Life

    published November 15, 2000

    Meet Jim Greer, one of the most sincere, idealistic, and committed people you're likely to come across in the music business. Much like the hero... More >>

  • The New Amsterdams

    published September 6, 2000

    While the New Amsterdams are a Get Up Kids offshoot, the band doesn't belong to the same dreaded indie subgenre as its emocore parent. Instead,... More >>

  • Dave Alvin

    published August 9, 2000

    Growing up in the shadow of Disneyland in Downey, Calif., future Blasters Dave and Phil Alvin found their own magic kingdom at thrift stores and... More >>

  • A Brand-New Case

    published July 26, 2000

    You just gotta do things. There was unfinished business with the Plimsouls and it still seemed like there was a lot of life in it. I just went for... More >>

  • Wedding Albums

    published May 24, 2000

    "Hey Julie, I'm on that interview we have and I'll buzz you up for your portion in a minute 'cause that's what I'm doin'," says guitarist and... More >>

  • Suzzy Roche

    published May 17, 2000

    "Unmarried housewife and mother" is a job description that probably rates a couple of points higher than "folk singer" in the current job market,... More >>

  • Neil Young

    published May 3, 2000

    What distinguishes Silver and Gold from among the 30 or so other studio albums in Neil Young's massive catalog is that it belongs in the... More >>

  • Peter Case

    published April 19, 2000

    You could get the idea from his songs that Peter Case is obsessed with his past: From the first song on the first Plimsouls record, "Lost Time,"... More >>

  • The Last Party

    published April 12, 2000

    The cover of Donner Party Complete Recordings 1987-1989 includes a primitive drawing by the band's chief songwriter, vocalist, and... More >>

  • Elliott Smith

    published April 12, 2000

    After 1998's full-blown XO, Elliott Smith has pulled back a couple of notches for Figure 8. In the tradition of the DIY record maker... More >>

  • Crooked Fingers

    published March 29, 2000

    Crooked Fingers Crooked Fingers (Warm) Neil Young dedicated Tonight's the Night to friends who lost their ways... More >>

  • Happier Campers

    published February 9, 2000

    "The band, by all appearances, at least from what people tell me, is vastly influential, but I have no paycheck to show for it," says former... More >>

  • The Clash

    published January 26, 2000

    The Clash Sandinista! (Epic) After five near-perfect studio albums and one dud, the Clash cut the crap, which could... More >>

  • Various Artists

    published January 19, 2000

    Various Artists Music From the Motion Picture Magnolia (Reprise) The soundtrack to Magnolia is essentially... More >>

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