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1998 Stories by Thomas Peake

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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 >>

  • Not Just Kid Stuff

    published December 17, 1998

    While collaborating with Lois LaFond and the Rockadiles, Denver blues matriarch Hazel Miller asked, "How come I have so much fun with your... More >>

  • Getting Bolder

    published December 10, 1998

    "Jazz is dead," says Fred Hess, founder and leader of the Boulder Creative Music Ensemble (BCME). "It died in the Sixties. We had fusion for a... More >>

  • Playlist

    published November 26, 1998

    Sheryl Crow The Globe Sessions (A&M) A friend of mine hears the Rolling Stones in Sheryl Crow's new disc. But at the end of... More >>

  • Orgasm Transplant

    published November 5, 1998

    What's in a name? In the case of Michael Colin, plenty. Colin, who also answers to Big Mike, is best known for his work with Phantasmorgasm, a... More >>

  • Playlist

    published September 17, 1998

    Barry Adamson As Above, So Below (Mute) With this disc, the criminally underrated Adamson takes a risky plunge off his ivory... More >>

  • Bring Back That Sunny Ade

    published July 30, 1998

    "Actually, I always like not to go into anything about government or politics," explains the planet's foremost practitioner of juju music, King... More >>

  • Playlist

    published July 23, 1998

    Beastie Boys Hello Nasty (Grand Royal/Capitol) The key development in the life of this great American band came in 1989, when... More >>

  • Freakwater Runs Deep

    published July 16, 1998

    Anyone who's ever appreciated the disturbances beneath the surface in the writings of Southern authors such as Peter Taylor and Flannery O'Connor... More >>

  • Playlist

    published July 9, 1998

    Rancid Life Won't Wait (Epitaph) Back in 1978, when this band was called the Clash and this album was named Give 'em Enough... More >>

  • Playlist

    published May 21, 1998

    DJ Cam The Beat Assassinated (Globetrotter/Sony Music International) Throughout last year's Mad Blunted Jazz, DJ Cam conjured up... More >>

  • Notes From the Underground

    published May 14, 1998

    Denver's Little Fyodor doesn't care if audiences are laughing with him or at him. "That's what your parents tell you to keep you from doing... More >>

  • Toning Up

    published April 16, 1998

    Though the guitar is exceedingly common, Denverite Neil Haverstick's approach to it is anything but. Rather than using the 12-tones-per-octave... More >>

  • Playlist

    published February 12, 1998

    Roni Size Reprazent: New Forms (Talkin' Loud/Mercury) Plenty of electronica artists are taking the Prodigy route: i.e., they're... More >>

  • Playlist

    published February 5, 1998

    Timbaland and Magoo Welcome to Our World (Blackground/Atlantic) Tim Mosley, aka Timbaland, is a producer who has stepped into... More >>

  • Wright on Track

    published January 29, 1998

    In a working-class town north of Columbus, Ohio, a few years back, the rowdy patrons were drinking beer out of buckets--using straws--when the... More >>

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