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Sub Pop Gets Kinky Cover Fever PDF Print E-mail
Music News
Written by John James   
Tuesday, 09 October 2001 18:00
• The Kinks are the recipient of Sub Pop Records’ upcoming tribute set, entitled Give The People What They Want, on November 6. The 19-track collection features a Sup Pop super-stable of participants, including C-Average’s spin on “Revenge,” Mark Lanegan’s take on “Nothin’ in the World Can Stop Me Worryin’ ‘bout That Girl,” The Murder City Devils’ splash of “Alcohol,” Mudhoney’s turn on “Who Will Be the Next in Line,” and Heather Duby’s version of “The Way Love Used to Be.

 
Symphony Can’t Lift Audience from Mournful Start PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 09 October 2001 18:00
When the Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) kicked off its concert season on October 6 at the Adler Theatre, the performance couldn’t help but be partly covered in darkness. The shroud of pain and uncertainty and musical weeping of the first half seemed fitting given the tragedies in New York, Washington, D.

 
Will the Real Tuesday Weld Please Stand Up? PDF Print E-mail
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Written by John James   
Tuesday, 02 October 2001 18:00
• My favorite new CD of the moment is When Cupid Meets Psyche by the enigmatically monikered (The Real) Tuesday Weld. Just picturing the actress Tuesday Weld in Thief with James Caan or Sex Kittens in College is enough to make me tingle warmly all over, but this newly released Kindercore Records CD isn’t reaching back into 1960s and 1970s iconology; it takes a much deeper time trip into the 1920s and 1930s big-band swing of your grandfather’s 78 RPM records with modern-day loops and electronic beats.

 
Lennon Tribute Re-Scheduled for Next Week PDF Print E-mail
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Written by John James   
Tuesday, 25 September 2001 18:00
• This coming Monday, October 1, the TNT cable channel will broadcast the much-anticipated John Lennon tribute concert live from New York City’s Radio City Music Hall. The event was originally scheduled for this past week, but the horrific events of September 11 put the honor on hold, and it has now emerged with additional artists and renamed Come Together: A Night for John Lennon’s Words & Music, Dedicated to New York City & Its People.

 
Trout’s Skills Impress, with Feeling PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 25 September 2001 18:00
Walter Trout’s voice and guitar playing have a desperation to them, a sense of need that fuels the songs. It’s easy to read a bit much into them, perhaps, because while Trout is revered in Europe, he’s still searching for his deserved reputation in his native States.

 
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