Sam Coomes

  • Music

    March 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Q&A with Janet Weiss of Quasi

    ​ Since 1993, Quasi has released a series of albums underscoring the fact that sad songs don't have to sound like surrender. Instead, as Quasi's material often displays, there can be a feisty defiance to the inner grey skies and rain. The act comprises yeyboardist Sam Coomes, who played in He ... More >>

  • Music

    October 30, 2003

    XO, Elliott

    Elliott Smith 1969-2003

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    December 27, 2001


    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    Tin Huey

    (Future Fossil Records/P.O.S. Records)
    Complete Recordings 1987-1989
    (Innerstate Records)

  • Music

    October 21, 1999


    Poor Little Knitter on the Road and Quasi

  • Music

    October 15, 1998

    The Hype Report

    Sleater-Kinney is a critic's favorite that makes music you might actually enjoy.