About 20 years ago, Cibo Matto came up with an approach to music that was not complicated but tapped a nerve that was begging to be tapped: The two mixed funky hip-hop beats with synths and lyrics about food. They wore bright, thrift-store clothes. They occasionally cursed or yelled. As "alternative" came to define the angsty, pieced-together, baggy-clothed avant-pop of the decade, Cibo Matto became one of the era's poster children. The hit song "Sugar Water" only... More >>>