Jim Reid

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Live Review, 6/14/12: The Jesus and Mary Chain Prove Beautifully Confounding at the Fillmore

    [Please excuse the YouTube clip; photos from last night's show are on their way.] The Jesus and Mary Chain Magic Wands Phantom Ratio Thursday, June 14, 2012 The Fillmore Better than: Any other show with so many mistakes. Last night at the Fillmore, The Jesus and Mary Chain botched the beginning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Return to Barbarism: The Jesus and Mary Chain's Unforgettable Fury

    There are stories -- half-lies, probably -- that seem to stir each time the Jesus and Mary Chain pack the van up for another tour. (The band plays the Fillmore tonight.) They tell of the violence that used to stalk the Glasgow band back in the early days. You won't find these details in press releas ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2009
  • Music

    February 18, 2009

    A Long, Strange Trip

    An originator of acid rock in the '60s, Tommy Hall used LSD to expand his consciousness. He’s still psychedelic.

  • Music

    October 24, 2007

    Almost Gold

    The Jesus and Mary Chain: From required records to artificial rip-offs

  • News

    November 14, 2001

    On the Homeless Front

    Providing comprehensive services for street people is morally uplifting -- and, as shown in New York, good policy

  • Music

    June 27, 2001

    Revved-Up Rock

    The Black Rebel Motorcycle Club rides roughshod over today's guitar gods

  • News

    October 13, 1999

    When Cesar Reigned

    An aging journalist remembers 1999, when an election became a revolution, and the city changed forever

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