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2001 Stories by Bret Mccabe

Archives: 2001
  • Out & About

    published August 30, 2001

    Ever seen a lanky man walk onstage wearing nothing but a pair of corduroy jeans, a battered straw cowboy hat, boots, the lines of a bra on his... More >>

  • Out & About

    published August 23, 2001

    Like George W. Bush, the Los Angeles-by-way-of-San Francisco band Black Rebel Motorcycle Club can't give it to you straight but looks... More >>

  • Out & About

    published August 23, 2001

    It's not so much that longevity gets a bad rap these days as much as it is people seem to have forgotten what it means, much like social... More >>

  • Out & About

    published August 23, 2001

    Ever seen a lanky man walk onstage wearing nothing but a pair of corduroy jeans, a battered straw cowboy hat, boots, the lines of a bra on his... More >>

  • Sex Machine

    published August 16, 2001

    Make no mistake about it; Germans know something we don't. Fans of art-damaged pastiche spit out by German-launched oddities such as Stereo... More >>

  • Did It Themselves

    published August 16, 2001

    The fervid fever that spawned and defined American Punk was as much a personal response to the blasé culture of the early 1980s as it... More >>

  • Thalia Zedek

    published August 16, 2001

    Through a sparse guitar line and viola-and-drum interlude breaks a world-weary voice that intones, "I can't go back to my favorite bar, 'cause... More >>

  • Dunlavy

    published August 9, 2001

    Though Denton likes to believe it was the home of Texas' best psych rock in the 1990s, that title actually goes to Houston's The Mike Gunn.... More >>

  • Fantomas

    published August 9, 2001

    Leave it to ex-Faith No More vocalist Mike Patton to give a new meaning to the saying "beating a dead horse." The guy who's pop-cult fame was... More >>

  • Screen Time

    published August 9, 2001

    Drummer Elvin Jones is an American treasure. The Blue Note regular and John Coltrane titan remains one of the few living holdovers from jazz's... More >>

  • Out & About

    published August 2, 2001

    Whoever it was who first said bad things come in threes--it was probably Lucius Annaeus Seneca, the Younger, that poor, stoic sap--had... More >>

  • Out & About

    published August 2, 2001

    San Diego guitarist John Reis has a résumé that looks like a page from a book of Dada poetry. The guy started laying metal-esque... More >>

  • Loose Leaf

    published July 26, 2001

    There's something entirely too precious about a young, indie-rock musician with a classic music background. It's a fact you just can't shake... More >>

  • Out & About

    published July 26, 2001

    It ain't easy being easy listening. With a voice that's smoother than satin undergarments and equally as alluring, the Nigerian born Helen... More >>

  • Foxy Brown

    published July 26, 2001

    With a voice incisive enough to slice through Kevlar and a body that's more butter than Land O' Lakes, Bed-Stuy native Inga Marchand fuses... More >>

  • More Bang for Your 'Burb

    published July 26, 2001

    If you're a member of Dallas' mildly xenophobic and snooty downtown demimonde, then the last thing you ever say when fishing for something to... More >>

  • Out & About

    published July 19, 2001

    Anybody who caught Prince's tour last fall witnessed two small miracles of nature. One was a 42-year-old man cram his petite, wiry frame into... More >>

  • In a Silent Way

    published July 19, 2001

    The key that may provide an entryway into the clean, crisp work of painter John Wilcox in Chapel, on view at the Barry Whistler... More >>

  • Pyramid Songs

    published July 12, 2001

    Sunny is hardly the word you'd expect to come out of the mouth of a metal man. You know the type. Erratically long hair. Painted-on leather... More >>

  • Out & About

    published July 12, 2001

    "Linden Boulevard represent, represent/Tribe Called Quest represent, represent/When the mic is in my hand, I'm never hesitant/My favorite jam back... More >>

  • Out & About

    published July 12, 2001

    Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings made a compelling argument for steering youth in the direction of becoming doctors and lawyers and such with... More >>

  • Out & About

    published July 12, 2001

    Though D.C.'s Rites of Spring is often cited as the ground zero of emo proper, Baltimore's Lungfish--and lyricist-vocalist Daniel... More >>

  • Unchained Melodies

    published July 5, 2001

    Anybody who's ever spent any amount of time with musicians knows that one of their biggest complaints is finding a place to play live. Certain... More >>

  • Out & About

    published July 5, 2001

    It's possible that a sense of humor has joined common sense on the endangered species list of American foibles. Not that anybody's noticed,... More >>

  • Tindersticks

    published July 5, 2001

    Contrary to the social mores that marked the era, the British demimonde found a way to take the starch out of its collars with the... More >>

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