All posts by Doug Rule

  • Soundwaves

    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...

  • 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...

  • Soundwaves

    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...

  • Soundwaves

    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...

  • Weatherproof Pride

    Photographs by Randy Shulman and Michael Wichita It didn't rain. Not a single drop. Not on the parade, not on the festival. But as late...

  • 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...