Review: Simon’s New Album Stresses Sounds Of Silence
2000 / Music

Review: Simon’s New Album Stresses Sounds Of Silence

Paul Simon’s new album, “You’re The One,” carries a sense of the understated. The album’s serene songs, which seem to move and weave with a strong sense of effortlessness, hover only a bit louder than silence. They remain low-key, like shy wallflowers at a school dance. Continue reading

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Concert Review: Counting Crows, Live Prove They’re ‘Big Stars’
2000 / Live Reviews / Music

Concert Review: Counting Crows, Live Prove They’re ‘Big Stars’

Both Live and Counting Crows are tried-and-true alternative rock bands who slid into heavy video rotation on MTV in the ’90s. At a co-headlining show in Minneapolis on Wednesday night, this double feature reinforced how they won mainstream appeal. Continue reading