Archives – 2000 – January  


Do You Feel Real, And If So I’d Like To Know…
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The cod-philosophical question at the centre of pop fandom is this: is pop a genre or a state? Not all records designed to be ‘great pop’ – in the sense of being good for the feet, the heart and the bank balance – […]

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D’Angelo – Voodoo
Love is in the air. Now, as everyone knows, there are two types of love. There’s love and then there’s love. Look at the cover of this album or at the steamy video for “Untitled (How Does It Feel?)&#822[…]

Expo 2000: The Return of Kraftwerk (and why you shouldn’t be disappointed)
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For a while – maybe even a week – after New Year’s, I could still glance at the top of newspapers and feel a quiet, thrilling jolt at the date. Of course I hadn’t thought anything would change when the year did, but even so there was briefly […]

An Interview With White Town’s Jyoti Mishra
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If you want to know about pop music, ask a pop star. Jyoti Mishra, in his guise as a regular poster on, is friendly, intelligent, enthusiastic and a pop savant of considerable taste. Jyoti Mishra, in his guise as White Town, is a[…]

Why I Like Vinyl Communications
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;or; Confessions Of A Gabber Fan
Or maybe it should be called “Why I Like Kid 606” because Vinyl Communications, as a music-releasing entity, is a bit hard to encapsulate in a relatively short article. With releases as disparate as Lockwe[…]

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  1. I'm not sure those exist. Perhaps a better way to phrase it would be "Happy to see Cerebus discussed again,…

  2. Thanks for writing these. It's nice to see some critical re-examination of the significant virtues of Cerebus, now that Sim…

  3. That's interesting too - slight embarassment to admit I've never read Berserk, I guess because when I was initially getting…