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1998 Stories by Brad Jones

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  • Playlist

    published December 17, 1998

    Jewel Spirit (Atlantic) In the current edition of Rolling Stone, journalist Neil Strauss tries to portray Jewel Kilcher, who... More >>

  • The Godfather of Espaol

    published December 10, 1998

    'It's a late August night at the Bluebird Theater, and El Vez, the self-proclaimed "Mexican Elvis," is commemorating the thirtieth anniversary of... More >>

  • Rats Race

    published November 12, 1998

    The B-Movie Rats may reside in Los Angeles, but according to Derek Christensen, lead vocalist for these rock brutes, their hearts live in Cowtown... More >>

  • Playlist

    published October 29, 1998

    Bang on a Can All-Stars Music for Airports (Point Music) When Brian Eno stuck the "ambient" tag on Music for Airports back in... More >>

  • Creep Show

    published October 22, 1998

    "You know those records that you can listen to over and over again and you hear something new every time? We're trying to make records like... More >>

  • Trouble in Mind

    published October 8, 1998

    Tacoma, Washington's Girl Trouble has made some of the kitschiest, trashiest, most entertaining garage rock to come out of the Pacific Northwest... More >>

  • One (Or More) Against the World

    published October 1, 1998

    It's tough to get a handle on the Spinanes. Guitarist/singer-songwriter Rebecca Gates is the only permanent Spinane, but she sees the... More >>

  • Rock, Rock, Rock

    published August 6, 1998

    "We're a scary band," says Gimmicks vocalist Mark Starr with a laugh. "At least that's what people have told us. But I don't really see the... More >>

  • Quadra-phenia

    published July 30, 1998

    "There's still a stigma attached to the South," says Chet "the Cheetah" Weise, one-fifth of the Alabama-based guitar army known as the Quadrajets.... More >>

  • That's Amore

    published July 23, 1998

    Listen carefully to Flu Shot, the latest offering by Tucson's Weird Lovemakers, and you'll discover that bandmembers Greg Petix, Hector Jaime,... More >>

  • Getting Hooked

    published June 4, 1998

    Hookers vocalist Adam Neal is a changed man. When he and his mates (guitarist Noel Reucroft, bassist Pat Smith and drummer Paul Bishop, recently... More >>

  • Pussy Whipped

    published May 21, 1998

    "There aren't any other women out there besides us who play hard and play fast and play proper but still possess a sexy, feminine quality,"... More >>

  • Playlist

    published March 26, 1998

    Zeke Kicked in the Teeth (Epitaph) You know rock and roll is in sad shape when Smashing Pumpkins takes home a Grammy for Best... More >>

  • Everything's Peechees

    published March 12, 1998

    It's Saturday morning in the Bay Area, and most good little punk rockers are tucked away safe and sound in their beds. But not the Peechees' Chris... More >>

  • Size Matters

    published February 12, 1998

    It's a story as old and tired as Liam Gallagher's liver. A group releases an album on an independent label. Shortly thereafter, said combo is... More >>

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