Metro Weekly

Music

  • Soundwaves

    Earth Music Vol. 2 Junior Vasquez Tommy Boy 12 Inches of Cox Chris Cox Provocative Music/Capitol Bedrock Compiled & Mixed John Creamer & Stephane K...

  • Soundwaves

    Last week Christina Aguilera kicked off a “Dirrty” season of overwrought singing and undernourished diva-wannabes. This week, none other than Whitney Houston and Toni Braxton...

  • Soundwaves

    Thievery Corporation Richest Man in Babylon Eighteenth Street Lounge Music DJ Boy George A Night In with Boy George: A Chillout Mix Moonshine Didn't you...

  • Change to Spare

    Beck When Beck claimed to be a loser in 1994, few people actually bought it. Even those who bought it didn't really buy it. They,...

  • Soundwaves

    DJ Dan Round Trip Kinetic Records DJ Escape Party Time 2003 Groovilicious Music Crystal Waters never got the attention she deserved with ''Come On Down,''...

  • Soundwaves

    DJ Tony Moran Party Groove: Hotlanta Centaur Records DJ David DePino Dance for Life: West End Records Celebrates LIFEbeat's 10th Anniversary West End Records Most...

  • Soundwaves

    Amber Naked Tommy Boy Mary J. Blige Dance for Me MCA Records Amber is covered only by strategically placed tufts of hair on Naked. But...

  • Inevitably Ani

    Ani DiFranco      There's no business like show business. Unless you're Ani DiFranco, in which case you'd probably fire your agent for even suggesting such...

  • Soundwaves

    DJ Chris Cox Provocative Trance Provocative Music/Capitol Records DJ Dave Dresden Provocative Progressive Provocative Music/Capitol Records What, precisely, is trance? Or progressive? It's hard to...

  • Soundwaves

    The Riddler Dance Mix NYC -- Vol. 2 Tommy Boy Records Alcazar Casino E-Magine/RCA It takes hubris to be a DJ, obviously. The Riddler is...

  • Five Star Album

    Andy Stochansky, despite his strengths, falls squarely into the dreaded ''...but he sucks live'' category. His recent stint at the Iota Café in Clarendon can...

  • Double Down

    The twin lesbians from Canada have some interesting angles -- they're twins, they're lesbians, they're Canadian. Unfortunately, If It Was You (Vapor), a mishmash of...

  • Soundwaves

    Hex Hector Remixology Ultra Records DJ Encore DJ Encore Presents Ultra.Dance 02 Ultra Records During a live DJ performance, Hex Hector tends toward familiar songs,...

  • Soundwaves

    Marc Anthony Mended Columbia Paulina Rubio Border Girl Universal A border girl won't get very far el norte by emulating Mariah Carey. Fortunately, Paulina ''Golden...

  • Well-Deserved Break

    Beth Orton Not that it matters, but Beth Orton is huge. Six feet tall, to be exact. Being tall may have bolstered Uma Thurman's career...