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Revolver

Launched in 2000, Revolver is a bi-monthly rock and heavy metal magazine published in New York. It is now accompanied by a online magazine.

Phoenix

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Revolver, 2000

AIR'S ADORABLE Moon Safari proved if nothing else that the pop universe had become a less xenophobic place. Now comes the first album by Phoenix, ...

The Doors Of Perception

Interview by Alan Paul, Revolver, April 2000

It's the rock legend that everyone can recite by heart, but that no one can agree on. The surviving members of the Doors and their ...

Fatboy Slim, Norman Cook: Fatboy Slim Must Die: A Night with Norman Cook

Profile and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Revolver, Winter 2000

ON THE stroke of midnight, at an uber-groovy establishment in lower midtown Manhattan, an elongated 37-year-old Englishman is heading off to work. Or rather: easing ...

Snoop Doggy Dogg: Snoop Dogg: The Workaholik

Interview by Erik Himmelsbach, Revolver, Winter 2000

Snoop finds time for big business, Doggystyle ...

The Byrds, Matthew Sweet, R.E.M.: Byrd Brains: Matthew Sweet and R.E.M.’s Peter Buck Ponder Country-rock’s Finest

Review and Interview by Bud Scoppa, Revolver, Spring 2000

The Byrds:(Untitled/Unissued)ByrdmaniaxFarther AlongLive at the Fillmore West – February 1969 ...

Elliott Smith: Coming Up Roses: Elliott Smith

Interview by Erik Himmelsbach, Revolver, Spring 2000

ELLIOTT SMITH indulges in a poor man's speedball – coffee and a camel light – while an engineer loads a tape containing rough mixes from ...

Lester Bangs: Jim DeRogatis: Let it Blurt: The Life and Times of Lester Bangs (Broadway Books/Bloomsbury)

Book Review by Charles Shaar Murray, Revolver, Spring 2000

WHO WAS Lester Bangs? He was a rock critic. To be more precise, he was a rock critic like Muhammad Ali was a boxer or ...

The Beach Boys, Brian Wilson: Brian Wilson: Sounds Unsilenced

Retrospective and Interview by Erik Himmelsbach, Revolver, Fall 2000

BRIAN WILSON made Paul McCartney cry. The cute Beatle readily admits that the Beach Boys' Pet Sounds has, on occasion, made him positively weepy. Sir ...

Full Tilt Boogie: The Long And Sometimes Bumpy Relationship Between Pop Music And Pinball Machines

Retrospective by Erik Himmelsbach, Revolver, May 2001

FEW INDUSTRIES RIVAL THE PEOPLE who bring you pinball machines when it comes to slavishly exploiting trends in popular culture. Back in the Forties, existing ...

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