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Music Features Archive

May 16, 2005
Overheard: What the Audience Really Thought about Elvis Costello

He played “Pump It Up” hotter than I’ve seen in his whole career, which I’ve followed since 1978.

May 16, 2005
Page Boys

Nerdy found-sound duo the Books faces its biggest conceptual change: playing live.

May 9, 2005
Influences: Joni Mitchell

The folky songsmith discusses great artists and synchronicity. Just don’t call her a poet.

April 11, 2005
Influences: Al Green

I watch The Apprentice. I like when he tells ’em “You’re fired!”

April 4, 2005
Kemado's Lone-Star Invasion

South by Southwest, Austin, Texas, March 16-20.

April 4, 2005
The Tori of My Life

How I fell out of love with my pop crush.

February 28, 2005
Songwriter: Martha Wainwright

Rufus and I were totally trying to kill each other at all times. We’d also have these competitions to see who could outsing the other person at the top of their lungs and who could stay awake the longest.

February 7, 2005
Influences: Marianne Faithfull

The author discusses her influences.

January 24, 2005
Smooth Operator

Has Jay-Z—one of the best rappers of his generation—really forsaken art for commerce?

January 17, 2005
New Kid on the Block

Bright Eyes front man Conor Oberst is the indie-rock champion of Omaha. So what’s he doing living on the Lower East Side?

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