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2000 Stories by Mike Emery

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  • Blues Power

    published November 30, 2000

    Lesson No. 1 at R.L. Burnside's School of Music: "The blues started all the music." Burnside doesn't elaborate on that declaration; in fact, he... More >>

  • Playbill

    published November 30, 2000

    Like the band or not, you have to appreciate the moxie of the Bloodhound Gang. Of course, that may be the only thing to appreciate about... More >>

  • Playbill

    published November 30, 2000

    Has power pop run its course? Considering the number of bands specializing in catchy, guitar-driven ditties, the answer very well may be... More >>

  • Plymouth Rock

    published November 23, 2000

    Just about every city in Texas has its own Stevie Ray-style guitarslinger or an alternative act that's sure to be the next big thing. Most cities... More >>

  • He Be Jammin'

    published October 26, 2000

    To look at Max Cavalera -- his wild dreads, his loose-fitting clothing -- you can believe the Soulfly front man listens to Bob Marley. Cavalera... More >>

  • Burning Spear

    published October 26, 2000

    It's stupidly easy to gush over someone who has been in the business as long as Burning Spear (a.k.a. Winston Rodney) has. Yet the gushing seems... More >>

  • The Amazing Crowns

    published October 19, 2000

    The rockabilly resurgence has been slow to earn complete commercial acceptance. Despite this, a handful of acts have plundered the genre... More >>

  • Makeup Punk

    published August 31, 2000

    On the surface, the Eyeliners are almost too good to be true. The band consists of three sisters, picturesque brunettes who favor leather jackets... More >>

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