The Secret Machines: On the road to Nowhere (2005)

Apr 20

The Secret Machines: On the road to Nowhere (2005)

by Nancy J Price David Bowie raves about them, REM’s Michael Stipe says their single is “pure sex,” and the lead singer of Snow Patrol admits, “I’ve cried every time I’ve seen them live.” Upon hearing all this, you may well wonder what kind of experience you’re in for at a Secret Machines concert. Oh, you’d be...

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Rhymes with Ash (2005)

Apr 20

Rhymes with Ash (2005)

by Nancy J Price For more than ten years, Ash have been generating hit singles in Britain. Their last studio album topped the UK charts, spawned five singles, and sold over a million copies worldwide. Coldplay — fans from way back — sometimes even play Ash songs during their live shows. And if all that’s not impressive enough, wait ’til you...

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10 questions with Lifehouse (2005)

Apr 20

10 questions with Lifehouse (2005)

by Nancy J Price If you were anywhere in the United States during 2001, you’ve heard Lifehouse. You might not know them by name, but their smash hit single “Hanging by a Moment” was inescapable — in fact, it was the most played song on US radio that year. But where has the band been since then? Well, while it’s taken them some time...

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Rob Thomas is Lonely No More (2006 interview)

Mar 07

Rob Thomas is Lonely No More (2006 interview)

by Nancy J Price Not surprisingly, being the frontman of a band that has sold 25 million albums has its advantages. After his huge success with Matchbox Twenty, Rob Thomas was given a free pass to make a solo record, which he has called his “experiment.” Turns out his hypothesis was correct: Something to Be debuted in 2005 at number one on the charts,...

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10 questions with Johnathan Rice (2005)

Dec 28

10 questions with Johnathan Rice (2005)

Interview from 2005, by Nancy J Price He could be easily pegged as just another pretty boy, but you’d be selling yourself short by judging singer/songwriter Johnathan Rice too quickly. As adorable as he may be — with the big puppy dog eyes and nouveau-mod hair — he’s less Teen Beat spread and more Times op-ed. His smoky, weathered voice is...

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