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Wednesday, August 26, 1998

ROCK RAP

Posted By on Wed, Aug 26, 1998 at 12:00 AM

For the past ten years or so, area rapper Kid Rock has been, in this order: a Beastie-inspired foul-mouthed delinquent, grunge-dabbling rocker, sometime bar-band sideman and finally a turntable-inspired songwriter. It's no small feat that there's a bit of each here on his rambling, impressive Atlantic debut, Devil Without...

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Wednesday, August 19, 1998

As above, so below

Posted By on Wed, Aug 19, 1998 at 12:00 AM

The ex-bassist of Magazine and Nick Cave's Bad Seeds, Barry Adamson has slowly mutated over the years into a master of musical suspense. With several instrumental albums of near-Hitchcockian proportions under his belt, this latest interpretation of film-noir intrigue adds another interesting color to Adamson's sonic palette -- his voice....

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Wednesday, August 12, 1998

MISTY MANIFESTED HOP

Posted By on Wed, Aug 12, 1998 at 12:00 AM

With Perplexa, guitarist Schurgin (just one name, like Cher) veers confidently off the schizophrenic path cut by his former band Wig. But this new trio leaves more than space for commentary on why Wig, for all its shining moments, just didn't work. If Wig did suffer from a nagging inconsistency...

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