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Ethan Brown

June 2, 2003 | Pop Music Review
Style to Spare

Clever folk-rocker Richard Thompson makes minimalism for the masses; the Yeah Yeah Yeahs are a story of O; dance music from Japan—and Asian England.

May 12, 2003 | Feature
Smoke Out

By sanitizing the air in bars, has Bloomberg created a new quality-of-life problem on the sidewalks? Just wait till July.

April 28, 2003 | Pop Music Review
The War at Home

New albums from Madonna and a mostly reunited Fleetwood Mac take aim at American foreign policy, making us wonder: What planet are they living on?

April 21, 2003 | Pop Music Review
Dynamic Duo

With the dazzling Elephant, the White Stripes push new retro rock to ever greater heights.

April 7, 2003 | New York Magazine's 35th Anniversary
A Beat That Goes On

In a single sample, the story of hip-hop.

March 24, 2003 | Pop Music Review
In Brief: Pop Music

Ethan Brown reviews new albums from Ms. Dynamite and Wayne Wonder.

March 17, 2003 | News
From Russia With Trouble

Frenchies may be Steve Martin’s new best friends—but when these “It” dogs hail from Moscow, watch out!

March 17, 2003 | Feature
Generation Hexed

They’re qualified, even overqualified. They’re talented. And they’ve been laid off—some three or four times. As industries with hipster cred—music, fashion, publishing—winnow their ranks, young, creative New Yorkers are wondering if the jobs they moved to the city for have disappeared forever.

March 10, 2003 | Cityside
Safe to Dance

New York has some of the toughest nightlife laws in the nation—and that’s good. But the city’s aggressive campaign against club owners is causing its own set of safety problems.

March 3, 2003 | Feature
In Brief: Pop Music

Ethan Brown reviews "The Coral" by The Coral and “All the Things She Said” by T.A.T.U.

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