Jeff Stratton

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  • 5 years ago

    Even though Built to Spill's Doug Martsch sounds proud of his band's newest album, There Is No Enemy, he's aware of its typical critical appraisal. "First good record they've made since the 1990s," he mockingly spits in a dumb- ass drawl. That isn...

  • 13 years ago

    Dot Allison is best known as the ex-singer of the Scottish trio One Dove, which quickly came and went back in 1993. One Dove's detached coolness and dub explorations (courtesy of Primal Scream producer Andrew Weatherall) still generated enough ear...

  • 13 years ago

    Billing themselves as providers of "the only rock from Siberia," the Russian rockabilly vaudevillians in the Red Elvises have spent the past six years conquering the club circuit with an over-the-top stage show that features an Old Country interpr...

  • 14 years ago

    A soul as sensitive as Dan Gellar's would be expected to shy away from controversy and cave in when the PC brigade comes rallying round. After all, the twee music that Gellar champions -- both as co-founder of the influential indie label Kindercor...

  • 14 years ago

    During its nine-year run, Medeski, Martin and Wood has become all things to all people. The trio continues to satisfy the jazzbo crowd who count on the band's Blue Note releases to bear the future-fusion torch. And somewhere along the way, the dre...


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