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1996 Stories by Brad Jones

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  • Generation D

    published December 5, 1996

    "I think it's okay to be angry," says Jesse Malin, the loquacious vocalist and frontman for the New York-based punk band D Generation. "We live in... More >>

  • Playlist

    published November 28, 1996

    Joshua Redman Freedom in the Groove (Warner Bros.) Somehow it doesn't seem fair that previous generations of jazz buffs got an... More >>

  • In the Name of Loaf

    published November 7, 1996

    Rock musicians who are sensitive to criticism would do well to take a lesson or two from Archers of Loaf's Eric Bachmann. After half a decade in... More >>

  • Playlist

    published October 17, 1996

    Nirvana From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah (DGC) In this disc's liner notes, bassist Krist Novoselic writes, "Let all the... More >>

  • Low Profile

    published October 3, 1996

    "We like to see how little we can get away with," says Zak Sally, bassist for Duluth, Minnesota's Low. "If there's too much in a song, we try to... More >>

  • Take Them to Your Leaders

    published September 19, 1996

    Somewhere in the heartland of this great nation of ours, Coco the Electronic Monkey Wizard, one of the masterminds behind the intergalactic... More >>

  • Playlist

    published September 5, 1996

    Nearly God Nearly God (Durban Poison/Island) Obviously, Tricky isn't lacking in confidence; conceding that he's "nearly" God,... More >>

  • A Different Juhl

    published July 11, 1996

    "We're thinking of changing our name to 'Juhl: J-U-H-L,'" says Mike Behrenhausen, drummer for Boulder's Juhl. "Because anymore, that's how we have... More >>

  • 'Head of the Class

    published June 6, 1996

    Drummer Dan Haugh and bassist Mike Kunka, collectively known as godheadSilo, would like to join Motsrhead and the Who on a roster of the loudest... More >>

  • The Martian Chronicles

    published May 16, 1996

    Splayed across the floor of Fort Collins's Blasting Room studio, Jon Snodgrass--guitarist/vocalist for the punk band Armchair Martian--is... More >>

  • Playlist

    published April 25, 1996

    Los Lobos Colossal Head (Warner Bros.) David Hidalgo, Louie Perez and the rest of these East L.A. renegades made their first... More >>

  • Spoon Tunes

    published April 25, 1996

    "We don't like rock dudes," exclaims Britt Daniels, guitarist, vocalist and guiding force behind Austin's Spoon. "We like lots of musicians. But... More >>

  • Running on Fumes

    published April 4, 1996

    "We're basically just a ham-fisted punk band," declares Matt Wright, lead singer for Seattle's Gas Huffer. "But I like to think that there's a... More >>

  • Irons in the Fire

    published March 14, 1996

    The centerpiece of the living room shared by the members of Five Iron Frenzy is a battered, garage-sale-reject of a coffee table that's littered... More >>

  • Playlist

    published March 14, 1996

    Rudy Ray Moore Greatest Hits (The Right Stuff) Most white folks haven't heard of Moore and that's a shame, because he's... More >>

  • The Look of Lounge

    published February 22, 1996

    "When we started out, our major goal was to do a regular night at the Holiday Inn," says the Gambler, drummer for Denver's Ruby My Dear. "That... More >>


    published January 3, 1996

    "Everybody in the band has different tastes," confides Tim Cloherty, singer and chief songwriter for SoHo pop group the Rake's Progress. "So when... More >>

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