Metro Weekly

Music

  • Dumbing Down

    Thalia Mass outrage would result if the makers of Corona-brand beer altered the recipe of their mega-popular Mexican brew. Americans can mostly stomach unaltered imported...

  • Soundwaves

    ISO GAY COWBOY… We reported last month about gay porn star Jeff Stryker's coming full-frontal invasion of country music. He will release, with his band,...

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    PEPSI POP'S POP… Dance pop can get no love. There are the periodic taunts from hyper-macho rock ‘n' rappers, and the frequent lashes from anti-pop...

  • Solo Modes

    Gahan Depeche Mode was a British band with a silly French name that held foreign appeal to at least one young ''angstful '' middle American....

  • Soundwaves

    POP LADY COMEBACKS… We're still waiting to hear of an American record label picking up Sonique's sophomore album, released last month in Europe. In the...

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    UPCOMING CDS TO BENEFIT GAY, AIDS CAUSES… Two pop music compilations are set for release to benefit AIDS and gay causes. Capitol Records is unveiling...

  • Annie's Songs

    The arrival of a new Annie Lennox album is a joyous occasion, though joyous is not a word that rolls off the tongue when speaking...

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    CHART WATCH… It's summertime and the sun is finally peeking out from the clouds. That's a good enough reason to get out, get up and...

  • Soundwaves

    THIS WEEKEND, DANCE... You don't have to leave the comforts of your own stereo to enjoy dance music, but this weekend you'll want to. The...

  • Ambiguously Gay

    Robbie Williams and Jay-Jay Johanson are finding it a challenge to make it in America, but remain popular in the gay arena Robbie Williams Escapology...

  • Soundwaves

    To the students in the Winter Semester “Advanced House DJs” seminar: School's out, and you're anxious to get to your next big gigs, or to...

  • Soundwaves

    W.M.D.s IN YOUR COMPUTER… We almost exclusively focus on CDs in this space, because that's how we primarily listen to dance music. And that's what...

  • Soundwaves

    Last week, I gave away a lot of my time and attention to Madonna. (Oops! I've done it again, with this column.) But then you,...

  • Soundwaves

    IN DA CLUB BABYLON... Finally, we can tell you all about the Queer as Folk Babylon Tour. (I just know you were waiting with bated...

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    TEST DRIVE THE 2003 LeDION... By now you're already as familiar as you wanna be with the 2003 Chrysler LeDion, formerly known as Celine Dion....