Volume 96, Issue 94
Thursday March 27, 2003

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LAST UPDATED: Thursday March 27, 2003 - 2:00 p.m.

Emm Gryner wants to be your Canadian Idol, kind of

It was one of those nights in 1999.

It was the first time I saw Emm Gryner live in concert. It was the kind of night where memories were blurred due to the consumption of beer – good, microbrewery beer. But despite this, there was a certain energy in the air.




London Music Awards profile: Juke Joint Johnnys

The band has been together for about four years, and the London Music Awards will be their last live performance together.

 


When free music and free speech collide

A mostly spoken-word piece with a grooving instrumental backdrop, this poem features DiFranco's trademark stop-spew delivery as she passionately rants on several issues – the biggest applause comes when she states that Mr. Bush is not president.
 




Seconds to Go playing The Spoke

Nick Harris's musical mystery tour has carried him from the realm of ska to acoustic to progressive rock, the latter of which he's currently pursuing as front man for the London-based band Seconds to Go.

About two years ago, Harris's ska band, Dry Heave, called it quits – and he hasn't looked back since. "[Dry Heave] just fizzled out – things didn't work out with it. We all had different priorities," he explains.
 




CD REVIEWS: Des'ree & Cradle of Filth

British singer Des'ree follows up her Supernatural album with Dream Soldier: a folksy, upbeat, but mostly mediocre, turnout. The poetry in her lyrics are disturbed by the instrumentation, which is Mickey Mouse simplistic. This holds the album back from quality production and offers sounds more fitting for an elevator than your Discman...

The champions of black metal are back with their sixth album, Damnation and a Day...


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