Review: Fishbone’s New CD Drowns In Mainstream
2000 / Music

Review: Fishbone’s New CD Drowns In Mainstream

After eight underrated albums together and despite a fearsome reputation for their live performances, Los Angeles’ funk-rock troupe Fishbone have released a collaborative album between the group’s revamped lineup and about a dozen guest artists. Unfortunately, this disc is a last grasp for the popular acclaim that has eluded the band for years. Continue reading

Review: Oasis Looks For Pop Paradise After Drought
2000 / Music

Review: Oasis Looks For Pop Paradise After Drought

Thanks to two stellar records, British band Oasis achieved widespread public acclaim and platinum sales on both sides of the Atlantic during the latter part of the 1990s. Then, their meteoric rise cooled. And while the group’s following in Great Britain has remained rabid, their new record, “Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants,” is poised to reawaken American interest. Continue reading