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2000 features!

Here is a list of the record reviews we wrote in the year 2000. Reviews from 1999 are on our 1999 features page.


New page - Bernie Worrell
Bamboozled Soundtrack
Jeff Beck, Who Else!
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, BTHNResurrection
Willie Colón, Demasiado Corazón
Devo, Duty Now For The Future
Devo, Freedom Of Choice
Corey Glover, Hymns
The Grateful Dead, Aoxomoxoa
Jools Holland, World Of His Own
Gladys Knight And The Pips, Silk 'N' Soul
Gladys Knight And The Pips, Still Together
Mo Thugs III: The Mothership
Van Morrison, Into The Music
Tito Puente & Eddie Palmieri, Masterpiece/Obra Maestra
Brenda Russell, Paris Rain
Tower Of Power, Live And In Living Color
U2, Pop
The Who, Who's Last
Wu-Tang Clan, The W
ZZ Top, Degüello
ZZ Top, Eliminator


The Allman Brothers Band, Seven Turns
Buckethead, Giant Robot
Ray Charles, Love & Peace
Ray Charles, From The Pages Of My Mind
George Clinton's Family Series Volume One: Go Fer Yer Funk
George Clinton's Family Series Volume Two: "P" Is The Funk
George Clinton's Family Series Volume Three: Plush Funk
George Clinton's Family Series Volume Four: Testing Positive 4 The Funk
George Clinton's Family Series Volume Five: A Fifth Of Funk
Leonard Cohen, I'm Your Man
Leonard Cohen, The Future
Ghostface Killah, Supreme Clientele
Janis Ian, Revenge
Carole King, The Carnegie Hall Concert
Patti LaBelle, Live!
Curtis Mayfield, Give, Get, Take And Have
Mott the Hoople, Original Mixed Up Kids
Raekwon, Immobilarity
Santana, Borboletta
Santana, Freedom
Teena Marie, Wild And Peaceful
Towa Tei, Sound Museum
U-God, Golden Arms Redemption
Dionne Warwick, In Paris
Dionne Warwick, Only Love Can Break A Heart
ZZ Top, Fandango!
ZZ Top, Tejas


Juan Carlos Alfonso y su Dan Den, Mi Cuerpo
Black Sabbath, Heaven And Hell
George Clinton, Greatest Funkin' Hits
The Four Tops, Live!
Free Kitten, Sentimental Education
The Impressions, This Is My Country
The Impressions, The Young Mods' Forgotten Story
Iron Maiden, Powerslave
Meat Puppets, Hollywood, 14 October 2000 (concert)
Thurston Moore, Psychic Hearts
Me'Shell Ndegéocello, Peace Beyond Passion
Ozzy Osbourne, Blizzard Of Ozz
Ozzy Osbourne, Diary Of A Madman
Ozzy Osbourne, Bark At The Moon
Julie Ruin
Wayne Shorter, Etcetera
Carly Simon, The Bedroom Tapes
Sonic Youth, NYC Ghosts & Flowers
Timbaland, Tim's Bio
Neil Young, Santa Barbara, 28 September 2000 (concert)


New page - Tower Of Power
Wilson's latest rant - What The Hell Happened to Riot Grrrls?
Joan Armatrading, Whatever's For Us
BWP, The Bytches
Cadallaca, Out West
Ray Charles, I'm All Yours, Baby!
Ray Charles, Volcanic Action Of My Soul
Ray Charles, A Message From The People
Ray Charles, Renaissance
Ray Charles, True To Life
In From The Storm
Inner City Blues: The Music Of Marvin Gaye
Curtis Mayfield, There's No Place Like America Today
Curtis Mayfield, We Come In Peace With A Message Of Love
Curtis Mayfield, Live In Europe
David Mills et al., For The Record: George Clinton And P-Funk, An Oral History (book)
Martha Reeves and Mark Bego, Dancing In The Street: Confessions Of A Motown Diva (book)
Tom Verlaine, Warm And Cool
Brian Wilson, Santa Barbara, 22 September 2000 (concert)
Y Kant Tori Read


New page - Quincy Jones
New page - Evelyn "Champagne" King
Black Sabbath, Headless Cross
Andrea Brachfeld/Phoenix Rising, Remembered Dreams
Tim Buckley, Greetings From L.A.
Ray Charles, Friendship
Jonna Gault And Her Symphonopop Scene, Watch Me
Janet Jackson, The Velvet Rope
Elton John, The Lion King
Lenny And The Squigtones
Daniela Mercury, Sol Da Liberdade
Diana Ross, Every Day Is A New Day
Carly Simon, Hello Big Man
Carly Simon, Spoiled Girl
Sonic Youth, West Hollywood, 24 July 2000 (concert)
Jody Watley


New page - E.U.
Black Sabbath, Tyr
Cadallaca, Introducing Cadallaca
Excuse Seventeen
Excuse 17, Such Friends Are Dangerous
Fleetwood Mac, Future Games
Hot Tuna, Hoppkorv
Little Feat, Feets Don't Fail Me Now
Lunachicks, Drop Dead Live
The Spells, The Age Of Backwards
U2, Passengers - Original Soundtracks 1


New page - Whitney Houston
AC/DC, Stiff Upper Lip
Ray Charles, What'd I Say
Ray Charles, Ray's Moods
Ray Charles, Portrait Of Ray
Go Go Crankin'
The Go Go Posse
Gov't Mule, Dose
Heavens To Betsy, Calculated
Robyn Hitchcock & Grant Lee Phillips, West Hollywood, 20 June 2000 (concert)
Inspectah Deck, Uncontrolled Substance
Carole King, Colour Of Your Dreams
The Kinks, State Of Confusion
School Daze Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Carly Simon, Coming Around Again
Carly Simon, Film Noir
Patti Smith, Radio Ethiopia
Sleater-Kinney, NYC, 22 May 2000 (concert review)


New page - Metallica
Eric B. & Rakim, Don't Sweat The Technique
The Band, Live At Watkins Glen
Boss, Born Gangstaz
Tim Buckley, Look At The Fool
The Charlatans, Up To Our Hips
Bob Dylan, The Times They Are A-Changin'
Hoodoo Gurus, Blue Cave
Janis Ian, The Bottom Line Encore Collection
Janis Ian, God & The FBI
The MC5, Back In The USA
Stephanie Mills
Joni Mitchell, Both Sides Now
Music From And Inspired By The Hit TV Show The PJs
Nora, Trátame Como Soy
Plastic Soul, Channel Ninety-Two
Sleater-Kinney, All Hands On The Bad One
The Tonewelders, Five Sticks
Uncle Tom


New page - A Tribe Called Quest
New page - Adolescent's Orquesta
New page - Babes In Toyland
New page - Sophie B. Hawkins
New page - Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
New page - The Marvelettes
New page - Marisa Monte
New page - 7 Year Bitch
New page - Wayne Shorter and Weather Report
New page - Sleater-Kinney
New page - Tony Toni Toné
New page - ZZ Top
Go-rin-no-sho, Inner Light
Clinton Heylin, Bob Dylan: The Recording Sessions (book review)
The Hollies, Stay With
Steve Marriott, Packet Of Three Live
Lou Reed, The Bells
Todd Rundgren, Healing
The Style Council, Café Bleu
Weed Inc., Trampled, Beaten And Obeyed
Frank Zappa, The Ark - Boston 1968


New feature - Diva Demolition Derby: Aretha, Diana & Dionne
New feature - The Songs Led Zeppelin Stole
Babes In Toyland, Painkillers
Black Sabbath, Born Again
John Cale, Slow Dazzle
Joe Cocker, Something To Say
D'Angelo, Voodoo
Bob Dylan, Bob Dylan At Budokan
Ginuwine, 100% Ginuwine
Hole, Live Through This
Neal Karlen, Babes In Toyland: The Making And Selling Of A Rock And Roll Band (book review)
Curtis Mayfield, Love Is The Place
Stevie Nicks, Street Angel
NRBQ, Grooves In Orbit
Eddie Palmieri & Friends, Live!
The Replacements, All Shook Down
The Rolling Stones, Bridges To Babylon
Matthew Sweet, Altered Beast
Richard Thompson, Santa Barbara, 15 March 2000 (concert)
Utopia, Deface The Music


Adolescent's Orquesta, La Misma Pluma
Black Sabbath, Never Say Die
James Brown, I'm Back
Leonard Cohen, Songs Of Love And Hate
Leonard Cohen, Live Songs
Cracker, Gentleman's Blues
Marc Cunningham, Good Vibrations: A History Of Record Production (book review)
Four Tops, Tonight!
Janis Ian, Present Company
The Jackson Five, Skywriter
Chris Mars, Horseshoes And Hand Grenades
Curtis Mayfield, Curtis
Marisa Monte, Mais
Nicole Renée
The Posies, Frosting On The Beater
Diana Ross, The Lady Sings Jazz and Blues... Stolen Moments
Ringo Starr, Vertical Man
Dionne Warwick, Dionne Sings Dionne
Mary Wells, Dear Lover


New page - Year In Review: 1999
Ashford & Simpson, Come As You Are
George Clinton & The P-Funk All-Stars, Live... And Kickin'
Four Tops, Still Waters Run Deep
Four Tops, Main Street People
Genius/GZA, Beneath The Surface
Hoodoo Gurus, Magnum Cum Louder
Janis Ian, Who Really Cares
Janis Ian, Stars
Lunachicks, Luxury Problem
Ricky Martin
Midnight Oil, Redneck Wonderland
Public Enemy, There's A Poison Goin On
Smokey Robinson, Intimate
Smokey Robinson with David Ritz, Smokey: Inside My Life (book review)
Todd Rundgren, Initiation
Santana, Supernatural
Carly Simon, Anticipation
Valerie Simpson
Attack Of The Smithereens
Donna Summer, Live & More Encore!

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