Andy Langer

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  • 18 years ago

    Best Hollywood Cameo: Director/sometime guitarist Robert Rodriguez jamming like a man possessed with Tito and Tarantula at Waterloo Brewing Co. Best Reason to Annex Canada: Vancouver-based PURE's potent showcase at Liberty Lunch. Best Proof That G...

  • 18 years ago

    Bjork Homogenic Elektra Following the release of her wildly eclectic 1995 record Post, Bjork told me that "the album is sort of a challenge. It's like saying, 'Okay, life, you can throw whatever you want at me -- an earthquake, a devaluation of al...

  • 18 years ago

    Paul Weller Heavy Soul Island As the temperamental leader of the punk-tinged English power trio the Jam, Paul Weller began his career carving out a fierce vision indebted to early Mod and Merseybeat posturing at its most impenetrably Anglocentric....

  • 19 years ago

    Just before the May release of Strangest Places, Austin singer/songwriter Abra Moore's major label debut, the Arista Austin promotions department launched a campaign that involved sending thousands of postcards inscribed with cheery greetings and ...

  • 19 years ago

    Radiohead OK Computer Capitol Radiohead's OK Computer isn't easy to cozy up to. It's a marathon listen, a muddled, self-fulfilling mess of a concept album. But it's also great -- not great in an obvious sense, and definitely not by any known comme...

  • 19 years ago

    Brave Combo Group Dance Epidemic Rounder What Pavement said about Smashing Pumpkins was mean but true: Too much popular music is bereft of purpose. Most records coming out are neither enjoyable enough to qualify as real entertainment, nor enlighte...


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