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2005 Stories by Michael Alan Goldberg

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  • Morcheeba

    published December 14, 2005

    Vocalists for the decade-old, formerly trip-hop British band Morcheeba are disappearing more frequently than Spinal Tap drummers. Original... More >>

  • Bif Naked

    published November 16, 2005

    It makes perfect sense that Bif Naked has a pseudo love song to Henry Rollins (simply titled "Henry") on her new album,... More >>

  • The Ike Reilly Assassination

    published November 16, 2005

    Fortysomething Illinois songwriter Ike Reilly owns a fascinating backstory. He kicked around the Chicago bar-band circuit in the '80s and... More >>

  • Dance, Dance

    published November 9, 2005

    B-Sides loves the frenetic new-wave/punk sounds of the Epoxies, the Portland, Oregon, quintet made up of Viz Spectrum, FM Static, Shock Diode, Ray... More >>

  • Rogue Wave

    published September 21, 2005

    Rogue Wave may or may not possess the same life-changing powers ascribed to their like-minded Sub Pop labelmates the Shins. Still, the... More >>

  • Los Lonely Boys

    published September 14, 2005

    It's been a year of highs and lows for twentysomething West Texas brothers Henry, JoJo and Ringo "Yes, I'm the drummer" Garza, otherwise known as... More >>

  • Bear with Them

    published September 7, 2005

    Minus the Bear at the Gargoyle, on the campus of Washington University, Forsyth and Skinker boulevards. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday, September... More >>

  • Knights in White Satin

    published August 24, 2005

    It's as plain as a Meg White beat -- White Stripes vocalist/guitarist Jack White is clearly auditioning to become the next Dr. Who! Let's look at... More >>

  • Finch

    published August 24, 2005

    Up to this point in its young career, the California quintet Finch has been known primarily for two things. One was helping usher in the... More >>

  • Mötley Crüe

    published August 3, 2005

    Mötley Crüe can probably rest assured that the single most embarrassing moment of its whole comeback business transpired last... More >>

  • Ted Nugent

    published June 29, 2005

    Q: Motor City Madman, I'm a fellow hunter and I've been a fan of yours since you started the Amboy Dukes back in '67. How do you keep... More >>

  • Stephen Malkmus

    published June 15, 2005

    Take heart, all you Pavement worshippers surveying the current reunion landscape and hoping against hope that your cherished indie-rockers will... More >>

  • Sleater-Kinney

    published June 1, 2005

    Seven albums in, Sleater-Kinney has finally delivered the real Hot Rock -- The Woods is ablaze with the Oregon trio's loudest,... More >>

  • Back to the Future

    published January 19, 2005

    Lord knows I love me some rock & roll. And I sure do love to read, too...well, mostly Mad magazine and Classics Illustrated. So what... More >>

  • Various Artists

    published January 12, 2005

    Rather than just presenting a compilation album to promote their own roster, the folks at Five One -- a tiny, emo-ish label based in Santa Monica,... More >>

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