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1999 Stories by Jason Toon

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  • Critical Mass

    published December 29, 1999

    As anyone who's read Nick Hornby's High Fidelity knows, music critics -- especially that species known as Criticus hiparawkasauraus... More >>

  • CENTRAL STATION

    published December 22, 1999

    It's 10 o'clock on a Monday night, and all is well on the Hill. The sidewalks are quiet under the orange streetlights, and only an occasional... More >>

  • The Anti-Fest, featuring Blanks 77, L.E.S. Stitches, Total Chaos, the Ducky Boys, For the Last Time, the Gunga Dins and the Ded Bugs

    published December 1, 1999

    Here we have a sampling of what passes for sneering pogo music these days. The early-'90s punk scene was swept by a wave of bands promising to... More >>

  • THE CLASH

    published November 24, 1999

    "Still digging up the bones of Strummer and Jones," wrote Elvis Costello, and it's as true today as ever. There will always be 16-year-old... More >>

  • JOE STRUMMER

    published November 24, 1999

    After 10 years of basically fucking around -- some soundtrack stuff here, some touring with the Pogues there, a stray compilation track or two ... More >>

  • LEGENDARY HEARTS

    published November 3, 1999

    "The first gig after me and Howard got the band together was at the College Textile Students Association, on April 1," Pete Shelley says. "It was... More >>

  • FAVORITE HAUNTS

    published October 27, 1999

    So you've been to the Lemp Mansion and you think you've heard the last word in local hauntings? As charming as those restless brewery heirs can... More >>

  • JAM-PACKED

    published September 22, 1999

    It's Saturday night, and Cicero's is packed. There are some bearded hippies in rasta tams, as well as a few nervous, scrubbed preplike... More >>

  • MANIC STREET PREACHERS

    published August 25, 1999

    Although they're huge stars in Britain now — and Q magazine's 1998 Greatest Band in the World — Wales' Manic Street... More >>

  • RHYTHM METHOD

    published July 28, 1999

    RHYTHM METHOD 13 After host a release party for their interesting new self-titled CD By Jason Toon Spastic rhythms,... More >>

  • ROCK STOCK

    published July 21, 1999

    So you've been listening to nothing but goth-rock for 10 years but find yourself developing a taste for '60s soul? The lame white-boy funk... More >>

  • Listening Post

    published July 14, 1999

    BAGPIPE ALERT! Not too long ago, a dozen or so kids "decided that St. Louis was in need of some crazy art activity," and, coming as they... More >>

  • Listening Post

    published June 2, 1999

    BERRY MEDITATION: Although musically the underground political-punk scene and the lesbian-associated "women's music" community couldn't be more... More >>

  • Listening Post

    published May 5, 1999

    RADIO WAVES: The late 1970s saw one of the great weirdo-pop explosions of all time. Punk and new wave weren't just about the handful of bands that... More >>

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