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2003 Stories by Melanie Haupt

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  • Oranges Band

    published December 4, 2003

    There's really not much that separates the Oranges Band from the hordes of indie-rock bands out there these days. But "not much" is not the same... More >>

  • Quit Loafing!

    published November 27, 2003

    Not that he's being difficult, but the fact remains that former Archers of Loaf front man Eric Bachmann is giving a pretty crappy interview. He... More >>

  • Damien Rice

    published November 27, 2003

    Some may accuse Damien Rice of developing an über-anguished, oh-so-lovelorn repertoire as a ploy to get American college girls into bed... More >>

  • Bang Your Head

    published November 13, 2003

    Sex and death: two themes that artists across the ages have concerned themselves with to varying degrees of success. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs are no... More >>

  • Lillix Fair

    published October 23, 2003

    Being a girl is tough. Being a girl in the music industry is damn near impossible, so it would seem. Or at the very least, fucking... More >>

  • Art Theory

    published September 25, 2003

    Back in the late 1950s, a group of young Parisian students and artists, led by filmmaker Guy DeBord, started a movement called Internationale... More >>

  • Gilding the Lily

    published September 18, 2003

    Even using the most liberal meaning of the word "sensitive," it would be hard to see the Dandy Warhols as a warm and fuzzy band. Until now, that... More >>

  • The Mooney Suzuki

    published August 7, 2003

    Jane says the best reason to head out to this year's Lollapalooza, risking dehydration and mosh-pit injuries, is the Mooney Suzuki. Chock-full of... More >>

  • Modest Mouse

    published July 24, 2003

    In the two years since Modest Mouse's last proper tour, the indie rock stalwarts have morphed from being the band of choice for all the young... More >>

  • Norah Jones

    published July 17, 2003

    Don't lie. The smoky strains of "Come Away with Me" make you want to shoop -- or at least take Norah Jones's hand and let her lead the way. The... More >>

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