Transmissionary Six – Review

August 20, 2002

Waltzing, whispering… Transmissionary Six have woven a stunning silk of gently purple-blue, lightly melancholy stuff with acoustic guitars and organs.

Boulder – Reaped In Half – Review

August 16, 2002

They smack you full-force in the back of the head with the unholy power of their metal, but they’ve begun to form the metal before they start swinging.

Avoid One Thing – Review

August 16, 2002

Sounds like a new rock band’s first album, which is strange considering how many Boston-area scene “veterans” they’ve stacked the line-up with.

Tom Waits – Blood Money – Review

August 16, 2002

Imagine a drunk, homeless guy with a voicebox shouting about dwarfs and roosters being accompanied by other drunk homeless guys banging on street signs.

Tom Waits – Alice – Review

August 16, 2002

Alice is actually a bit of a throwback, a re-visitation of the more overtly sentimental work of his heavily orchestrated, faux-beatnik early period.

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