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2001 Stories by Kevin Crouse

Archives: 2002 | 2001
  • Uncanny X-Men

    published December 20, 2001

    While waiting for the day the turntable would finally be acknowledged as a musical instrument in its own right, hip-hop DJs, feeling they weren't... More >>

  • Yesterday's New Quintet

    published November 29, 2001

    Amhad Miller, Malik Flavors, Monk Hughes, Joe McDuffrey, Otis Jackson Jr. -- these are the listed members of Yesterday's New Quintet. Combining... More >>

  • Freestyle Fellowship

    published November 22, 2001

    When Freestyle Fellowship dropped its second LP, Inner City Griots, in 1991, it not only changed the way many viewed hip-hop's inherent... More >>

  • Abstract Rude, Prevail + Moka Only Are...

    published November 1, 2001

    Not only is Abstract Rude one of the West Coast's biggest and busiest underground heavyweight MCs; he's also willing to take extremely wide risks... More >>

  • Lush

    published August 23, 2001

    Lush lasted much longer than anyone expected it to, what with the one-trick-pony nature of its guitar-driven sound. Any way you cut it, seven... More >>

  • My Morning Jacket

    published July 19, 2001

    I had written this record off as too easy. Lead singer/songwriter Jim James's heart-o'-gold voice so expertly mimics Neil Young's -- right down to... More >>

  • John Vanderslice

    published July 12, 2001

    On John Vanderslice's second LP, printed lyrics have been replaced with a series of handwritten letters from Jesse, our strange protagonist who is... More >>

Archives: 2002 | 2001