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2001 Stories by Jessica Parker

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  • Björk

    published August 30, 2001

    By all counts, Björk albums should be commercial disasters. Her lyrics make little sense to the outside world, and she's known to invite... More >>

  • Timo Ellis

    published July 19, 2001

    The title on the cover of Timo Ellis' first solo effort is The Enchanted Forest of Timo Ellis, while the one on the spine of the disc... More >>

  • Radiohead

    published June 28, 2001

    It hardly seems possible that Radiohead's latest album, Amnesiac, has managed to confound the masses even more than last year's Kid... More >>

  • Wide Open Spaces

    published June 21, 2001

    Don't be fooled: Mandarin is a real Texas band. Its name is Chinese, and it certainly doesn't play straight country music or sport 10-gallon... More >>

  • Fantastic Plastic Machine/Ladytron

    published May 3, 2001

    It could be said that the Japanese have a better understanding of American culture than Americans do. Or, at least, that they're better at... More >>

  • 2001 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    published April 19, 2001

    It never works: Trying to pick a winner before the race is over, calling the election before every pencil mark and mouse click is accounted... More >>

  • Tortoise

    published March 29, 2001

    The first discordant moment of Standards, the latest album from Tortoise, signals a new direction for the Chicago instrumentalists.... More >>

  • Dallas Stars

    published March 15, 2001

    "Two nights ago in Manhattan, I was onstage thinking that there's something very cheap about this job," Rhett Miller says, via phone from the... More >>

  • Folk Implosion

    published March 1, 2001

    Songs with meaning were once an occupational requisite for anyone taking the stage; now, they're restricted to the catalogs of "serious"... More >>

  • The Diagram

    published February 1, 2001

    Let's face it--the tuba isn't exactly a sexy instrument. When one thinks tuba, among the images generated are: polka, old men (detail: old men... More >>

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