Philip Chrissopoulos

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  • 18 years ago

    Forward into the past Golden Section System 7 Hypnotic Records Time Pie Yamo Hypnotic Records "Originality consists in returning to the origin" reads the inner sleeve of System 7's Golden Section. Its maker should know: Rewind almost a quarter of ...

  • 18 years ago

    Boob tube TOOMuch Is Not Enough TOOMuchTV Carpe Diem Records Most of the best art is personal. Great artists only listen to the voice from inside, their ears closed to what the mass market suggests. Broose Dickinson's TOOMuchTV--his project when h...

  • 18 years ago

    Big mouth strikes again Be Here Now Oasis Epic Records Now that the hype has settled, it is easier to see how this band of loudmouthed Manchester lads almost managed to become as big as the Beatles--if only in Britain. If brothers Noel and Liam Ga...

  • 18 years ago

    In a music industry laden with cynicism and false claims, it is refreshing to bump into Nate Fowler, Kinley Wolfe, and Clint Phillips. The three members of the American Fuse will not tell you how good they are, or how they are punkier than thou, o...

  • 18 years ago

    "If you like your roots rock as gnarly as it gets, you won't miss with Fireworks' new album, Lit Up." You would expect this quote is culled from an underground fanzine, not from the music biz authority that is Billboard. Yet the two-column mini-fe...

  • 18 years ago

    The Nixons The Nixons MCA Records Imagine an Orwellian world where any use of your imagination is banned and music has been stripped of any vestige of melody or originality. In such a world, bands like the Nixons would land a sponsorship deal from...