2002 Archive

  • The solo album produced by 16 Horsepower’s singer/lyricist during a tour hiatus. It’s not that radical a departure from the rolling song structures and pious (in a positive sense) lyrics […]

    Woven Hand – Woven Hand

    The solo album produced by 16 Horsepower’s singer/lyricist during a tour hiatus. It’s not that radical a departure from the rolling song structures and pious (in a positive sense) lyrics […]

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  • Originality as a qualitative value is overemphasized, to my mind. That something is new does not mean it is good, or even more important than something old. Just because something […]

    Cowboy Bebop: Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door

    Originality as a qualitative value is overemphasized, to my mind. That something is new does not mean it is good, or even more important than something old. Just because something […]

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  • Why hide golden music in such fetid corpsery? Why bury your obvious talent beneath obvious jabs at something that all your fans hate anyway? You’re not convincing anyone, and after […]

    Queens of the Stone Age – Songs For The Deaf

    Why hide golden music in such fetid corpsery? Why bury your obvious talent beneath obvious jabs at something that all your fans hate anyway? You’re not convincing anyone, and after […]

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  • I dislike it when people compare DB’s latest album to Scary Monsters. Not because Heathen outpaces the bizarreness and breadth of that album – it doesn’t. But this is not […]

    David Bowie – Heathen

    I dislike it when people compare DB’s latest album to Scary Monsters. Not because Heathen outpaces the bizarreness and breadth of that album – it doesn’t. But this is not […]

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  • The Escaflowne movie (hereafter referred to as E:TM), in limited release around the country, has a gorgeous poster. Van Fanel is silhouetted against a beautiful blue background (you should be […]

    Escaflowne

    The Escaflowne movie (hereafter referred to as E:TM), in limited release around the country, has a gorgeous poster. Van Fanel is silhouetted against a beautiful blue background (you should be […]

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