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1997 Stories by Michael Batty

Archives: 1997 | 1996
  • Riff Raff

    published March 12, 1997

    Stick It to the Man The world keeps getting better for the band whose name cannot be spoken. Last week, bicoastal slo-fiers Fuck watched the ink... More >>

  • Riff Raff

    published March 5, 1997

    Up & down and Moving On After nearly five years of running the Up & down Club, one of San Francisco's more interesting supper clubs,... More >>

  • Recordings

    published February 26, 1997

    Various Artists Original Motion Picture Soundtrack: Suburbia (DGC) First Romeo & Juliet, then Beavis and Butt-head, and now... More >>

  • Riff Raff

    published February 19, 1997

    Rumors of Demise For several months now rumors regarding the state of financial affairs at the Trocadero have been flying. Of course, talk of... More >>

  • Recordings

    published February 19, 1997

    Dirty Three Horse Stories (Touch and Go) Why Australian instrumentalists Dirty Three should have piqued the interest of... More >>

  • Room Temperature

    published February 12, 1997

    "BMI New Music Night," with JoJo, Train, and Liar Slim's Thursday, Feb. 6 Among the more endearing habits of the pop-music trade... More >>

  • Riff Raff

    published February 12, 1997

    Disclaimer Riff Raff intends (in part) to provide Bay Area musicians and fans with a space for their news, stories, and anecdotes. This can... More >>

  • Riff Raff

    published February 5, 1997

    Slap and Tickle Punk rock is fast approaching middle age. It was only a matter of time before spikey-haired yobs were touting the benefits of air... More >>

  • Recordings

    published February 5, 1997

    Built to Spill Perfect From Now On (Warner Bros.) Built to Spill, who are good at many things, seem to be better at nothing... More >>

  • Recordings

    published January 29, 1997

    John Williams Star Wars: A New Hope (RCA Victor) It occurs to me that if Ronald McDonald and his vast empire of cow grinders... More >>

  • Unspun

    published January 22, 1997

    Let It Breed Whether we're discussing the feudal system or the entertainment industry, family regimes are a time-honored method of hoarding... More >>

  • Dead and Buried

    published January 22, 1997

    Swans, Windsor for the Derby Great American Music Hall Sunday, Jan. 12 Unsurprising, and heartwarming, was the conversation... More >>

  • Recordings

    published January 15, 1997

    Tricky Pre-Millennium Tension (Island) Everything you need to know about Pre-Millennium Tension, proper album No. 2 from urban... More >>

  • Bang a Gong

    published January 8, 1997

    March of 1996 -- a time of innocence and civil idealism, luxuries that too often seem unaffordable today. An era so carefree, so different from... More >>

  • Recordings

    published January 8, 1997

    Mobb Deep Hell on Earth (Loud/RCA) Among the really nice features of New York hip hop are its sophistication and integrity.... More >>

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