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2000 Stories by Amelia Abreu

Archives: 2002 | 2001 | 2000
  • Five for Fighting

    published December 28, 2000

    Guitar Rock Is Dead: The Need, The Need is Dead; Thrones, White Rabbit and Sperm Whale EPs; Chicks on Speed, The... More >>

  • Dallas Stars

    published December 28, 2000

    Without question, 2000 was a good year for local music, as familiar faces and genuine surprises delivered the rock and didn't take it back. From... More >>

  • Crit and Shap 2000

    published December 28, 2000

    Afew years ago, former New Times Los Angeles music editor Keven McAlester (who once held down the same post at the now-defunct Met)... More >>

  • Black Hole Sons

    published November 30, 2000

    Awake and alert on a Sunday afternoon, Rhythm of Black Lines frontman Clint Newsom interviews like every unfamous rock musician should. He's... More >>

  • Out & About

    published November 16, 2000

    Le Shok: While tight pants and white belts have become the leisure suit for the '00s, San Diego's Le Shok has taken the all-looks-no-hooks... More >>

  • Rainer Maria

    published November 9, 2000

    By the time this goes to print, we'll have a new president. For the sake of pop music, let's hope that my requisite college-girl vote for Ralph... More >>

  • Out & About

    published November 2, 2000

    Melt-Banana; 90 Day Men, Black Heart Procession: Although everyone is talking about Chicago these days, if you're looking for the best... More >>

  • Out & About

    published October 26, 2000

    What will ultimately save Bratmobile from the riot girl ghetto of early '90s commercial nostalgia can be summed up in one word: balls. While their... More >>

  • Modest Mouse

    published September 28, 2000

    FOR: "It took a lot of work to be the ass that I am," sings Isaac Brock on Modest Mouse's latest release, The Moon & Antarctica, and quite... More >>

  • Paper Tigers

    published August 24, 2000

    It's a late night at Nomad Studios in Carrollton, where The Paper Chase's John Congleton works as a sound engineer. At the moment, he's sitting in... More >>

  • The Fox and the Hounded

    published August 10, 2000

    It starts -- surprisingly, frustratingly -- with a question of etiquette, after half a dozen calls to the appropriate cell-phone number at the... More >>

  • Holiday road

    published July 13, 2000

    Forget about all the other summer tours making their way across the country in convoys of plush buses and overloaded trailers. The real show of... More >>

  • Critics' Picks

    published June 1, 2000

    The Makers In the past few months, The Makers have gotten unprecedented hype even though their act--like most of... More >>

  • Sound mind

    published April 20, 2000

    Last July, kids from all over the world flocked to Olympia, Washington -- a city with a population half that of Denton -- solely to see music,... More >>

  • Preview

    published April 13, 2000

    Sean Na Na, Ted Leo My father, a Cuban national and Dallas Public Schools educator, claims that the best... More >>

  • Do you wanna dance?

    published March 9, 2000

    Last spring in Denton, Gregg Foreman -- long-legged and wolf-voiced frontman of The Delta 72 -- won my heart, along with that of everyone else in... More >>

  • Good to Go!

    published February 10, 2000

    Unless you're a local punk enthusiast who perhaps spent some time studying the collective works of Rudolf Rocker and his "anarcho-syndicalism"... More >>

  • Scene stealers

    published January 27, 2000

    It's been a full six months since Swivel and Blush last played together. Simply billed as the July 3 Show, it was the last of several set up by... More >>

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