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2005 Stories by Andrew Marcus

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  • Kate Bush

    published November 10, 2005

    As though the Orion nebula shines from her hearth, Kate Bush has always bridged the cozy with the stratospheric. As the title of her first work in... More >>

  • Portastatic

    published September 8, 2005

    Mac McCaughan's bandmates in Chapel Hill's influential and self-sufficient Superchunk probably didn't think twice back in 1993 when he inaugurated... More >>

  • Digby

    published July 21, 2005

    It's not only the coarseness of their rabble that keeps power-pop's jangling tunesmiths from ruling the world; they're forever looking backward... More >>

  • El Pus

    published July 14, 2005

    From the Clash's early rap tributes to Mos Def's ghetto rock, when musical boundaries correspond to racial ones, musicians cross them... More >>

  • Tsar

    published June 30, 2005

    "We're a hall of mirrors," says Tsar's candy-voiced singer Jeff Whalen. He must mean vanity mirrors -- Tsar is one of a few rock bands wearing... More >>

  • Transplants

    published June 23, 2005

    The Transplants' 2002 debut hinted at a new kind of urban rebel rock, one that not only glanced beyond cultural borders but also hopped the fence... More >>

  • Kelly Osbourne

    published June 16, 2005

    Even with heavy-metal genes, electronically enhanced vocals, and a fashion-punk backing band, Kelly Osbourne couldn't rock. Her debut disc,... More >>

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