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2002 Stories by Michael Roberts

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  • Xmas Marks the Spot

    published December 19, 2002

    Most Americans have a love-hate relationship with yuletide music. They can't imagine the season without it, but they sometimes wish they... More >>

  • Yonder Mountain String Band

    published December 5, 2002

    Music lovers with an allergy to jam bands can be excused for assuming that they'll have an adverse reaction to Yonder Mountain String Band's... More >>

  • Division of Laura Lee

    published October 24, 2002

    Reviewers seldom gush over discs that remind them of albums made by lousy artists from the past; hence the dearth of notices praising Shakira for... More >>

  • Weezer

    published June 6, 2002

    Back in 1994, during an interview with Denver's weekly Westword, Weezer's Rivers Cuomo blamed his dislike of promotion on a pre-record-deal... More >>

  • Townes Van Zandt

    published May 30, 2002

    On a recent afternoon, I was plowing through a box of 45s at a used-record store when I stumbled upon "No Place to Fall," a seven-inch by Townes... More >>

  • Alanis Morissette

    published April 25, 2002

    Under Rug SweptMaverick More >>

  • Nine Inch Nails

    published March 21, 2002

    Just over a year ago, when U2 was in danger of losing its constituency, the group returned to its roots with All That You Can't Leave... More >>

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