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2004 Stories by Nate Cavalieri

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  • Horse Sense

    published June 10, 2004

    Aileen Cavalieri, my 83-year-old half-Italian grandmother, is about to wet her slacks. She's fluttering her bejeweled hands in front of her face,... More >>

  • Beulah

    published May 20, 2004

    Indie rockers, by definition, don't age well. Sure, it's cute to collect 'zines and Elephant 6 singles for a while, but somewhere during the third... More >>

  • Mystic Chords of Memory

    published May 13, 2004

    It's safe to assume that the shaggy-coifed dudes of Mystic Chords of Memory wouldn't pass the company drug test. Their self-titled platter has all... More >>

  • French Kicks

    published May 6, 2004

    The Brooklyn bands just don't know when to leave the party. They're lingering at the Pabst keg in tight pleather and blasting dopey new wave... More >>

  • The Get Up Kids

    published March 4, 2004

    How the Get Up Kids ruined underground music for my generation in 200 words or less: Late in 1996, when this Kansas band released their first... More >>

  • Sugarcult, Simple Plan and MxPx

    published February 12, 2004

    Once, when asked his opinion of power pop, crotchety indie illuminati Steve Albini offered: "I cannot bring myself to use the term 'power pop.'... More >>

  • The Locust

    published February 12, 2004

    Few things are more frightening than the rising crest of a teenage mob. Some combination of loud music, imbalanced hormones and postadolescent... More >>

  • The Mountain Goats

    published January 29, 2004

    Pray that John Darnielle's friends don't come to your party. Pray that they won't show up on your doorstep all strung out, pissed off and... More >>

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