October 12, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 20

Stories from the October 12, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Les Savy Fav goes overboard on The Cat and the Cobra

In the day and age of postmodern detachment, anthemic indie-rock is a few steps away from the endangered genre list. And perhaps thankfully so – the scene already is swarming with shallow boy-rock entities. After patiently lurking in the shadows of mid-decade post-punk, Les Savy Fav bursts onto the scene with The Cat and the […]

MP3s’ sweet sound: Free and easy for all

The children of the 1980s, the generation of Blondie, the Eurhythmics and the Bangles, are entering adulthood now in an age that gives “new wave” a new meaning. The latest craze in music has gone online in the form of compact media files called MP3s. These easy-to-download sound files put music’s latest and greatest offerings […]

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Nine Inch Nails returns to scene with two-disc set, The Fragile

Trent Reznor has made some of the most influential music in years, with albums such as Pretty Hate Machine and The Downward Spiral. Now, after a six-year absence, he’s returned with The Fragile (Nothing Records), a double-disc set with more than 20 songs. Was it worth the wait? Yes. Although it’s not the masterpiece people […]