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1995 Stories by James Sullivan

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  • Recordings

    published December 27, 1995

    Yoko Ono/IMA Rising (Capitol) At this point, news of Yoko Ono recording an opera creates just the sort of buzz as Paul Getty... More >>

  • Books

    published December 13, 1995

    Edited by Eric Weisbard with Craig Marks SPIN Alternative Record Guide (Vintage) Like any art form, rock music has carved for... More >>

  • Books

    published December 13, 1995

    Robert Palmer Rock & Roll: An Unruly History (Harmony) Pinky and index finger extended like devil's horns, the flickering... More >>

  • Recordings

    published December 6, 1995

    NoMeansNo The Worldhood of the World (As Such) (Alternative Tentacles) Victoria, British Columbia, residents NoMeansNo are... 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 >>

  • Recordings

    published November 22, 1995

    Various Artists Help (Go!/War Child/London) Those of us who stayed awake during fifth-grade English class no doubt remember... More >>

  • The Professor of Punk

    published November 8, 1995

    When Greil Marcus says he never wanted to be a rock star, it's easy to believe him. Unlike many of his contemporaries, Marcus, one of America's... More >>

  • Recordings

    published November 8, 1995

    Rosie Flores Rockabilly Filly (Hightone) Rosie Flores stole the show on Tulare Dust, her label Hightone's plucky tribute to... More >>

  • The Creature Double Feature

    published October 25, 1995

    As variations on the rock 'n' roll theme rise and fall, one simple framework remains constant: the classic electric band lineup (guitar, bass,... 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 October 11, 1995

    Ruins Hyderomastgroningem (Tzadik) As enigmatic as its tongue-twisting title, the latest from Tokyo's Ruins is another chapter... More >>

  • Punks Odd Couple

    published October 4, 1995

    The Trocadero Transfer has gone from riches to rags. Midway through its 18 years, the once-thriving gay nightclub in San Francisco's SOMA... More >>

  • Recordings

    published September 27, 1995

    Peter Grudzien The Unicorn (Parallel World) Originally released in 1974, The Unicorn is one of those obscure enigmas fringe... More >>

  • Recordings

    published September 20, 1995

    The Presidents of the United States of America The Presidents of the United States of America (Columbia) Talk about your party... More >>

  • Blues Explosion

    published September 20, 1995

    Sixty-eight-year-old R.L. Burnside, father of 12, one-time farmhand and commercial fisherman, just got over a bout with the flu. He'd gone home to... More >>

  • Samples

    published September 20, 1995

    Rocket From the Crypt The recent union of the West Coast's two hoary music sheets -- BAM and the Seattle Rocket -- made barely a peep in... More >>

  • Recordings

    published September 13, 1995

    Merzbow Hole (Heel Stone) The next time you curse that horrible racket your roommate considers music, thank your lucky stars... More >>

  • Recordings

    published September 6, 1995

    Alice Donut Pure Acid Park (Alternative Tentacles) Vocalist Tomas Antona and his Alice Donut cohorts have never made... More >>

  • The Jolt Patrol

    published August 30, 1995

    Shannon Forrestal likes to tell the story of the flying typewriter. During the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, he says, a heavy electric typewriter... More >>

  • Recordings

    published August 30, 1995

    The Dambuilders Ruby Red (Eastwest Records) Unless you're fortunate enough to be a nouveau punque, making your pop dreams rock... More >>

  • Recordings

    published August 16, 1995

    Dirty Three Dirty Three (Touch and Go) Displaying a reticence that barely conceals a fluid sense of dynamics, Dirty Three... More >>

  • Recordings

    published August 2, 1995

    Guru and Various Artists Jazzmatazz Volume II: The New Reality (Chrysalis/EMI) When Guru, the lyrical half of the hip-hop duo... More >>

  • Silent Scene

    published August 2, 1995

    How many times has jazz "died"? Does anyone really believe we've rid ourselves of heavy metal? Punk is back for its second (or third) go-round,... More >>

  • Recordings

    published July 19, 1995

    Lori Carson Where It Goes (Restless) Lori Carson has spent the past several years as the leading chanteuse in the Golden... More >>

  • The Electric Multimedia Psychedelic Time Trip

    published July 12, 1995

    At the height of San Francisco's hippie delirium, Allen Cohen was editing the Oracle, the influential underground paper that dispensed an... More >>

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