Mayor of the Sunset Strip – Review

March 7, 2005

Rodney “Rodney on the ROQ” Bingenheimer, longtime DJ and staple of the Sunset Strip, describes himself as the bridge between the famous and the not-so famous.

Best of Bowie – Review

April 18, 2003

A two-DVD, career-long collection of videos. The material is outstanding, with a generous helping of impossible-to-track down TV broadcasts of early songs.

David Bowie – Heathen – Review

January 3, 2003

The songs sound much more complete, like he spent time on every element. His writing style, doesn’t sound dated, no matter how reminiscent of his glory days.

David Bowie – Hours – Review

April 1, 2000

Simply put, the first six songs on “Hours…” just aren’t that good, especially when you listen to how it’s done these days.

The Wedding Singer – Review

April 1, 1999

This two-part soundtrack doesn’t differ significantly from those horrid late-night informercials, but I got these for free. And these are available in stores.

Hackers 2 Soundtrack – Review

April 1, 1998

Hackers 2 features some of the more popular electronica groups: Prodigy, Orb, BT, Moby, Underworld, etc. but none of the tracks are the best the bands can do.

David Bowie – Earthling – Review

May 1, 1997

Jumping into the saddle of modern electronica, Bowie grabbed the reins and turned the bleeping beast of techno to traverse his fertile fields of creativity.

Lost Highway Soundtrack – Review

April 1, 1997

David Lynch enlisted the services of Trent Reznor to compile its soundtrack, in much the same way Rezzie put together the collage for Natural Born Killers.

Space Daze 2000 – Review

September 1, 1996

Cleopatra’s second epic space rock compilation succeeds both as an overview of a rich, esoteric history, and as something fun to listen to.

Basquiat – Review

September 1, 1996

A story of rapid acceleration – from living in a cardboard box in Tomkins Square Park at 19 to Andy Warhol protegé at 21 to death by overdose at 27.

Absolute Beginners – Review

May 1, 1996

London swings, and boy, was that pendulum swingin’ in the late ’50s. This was the time to be a young cat or kitten, prowling the dives, lookin’ for fresh kicks.