erasing clouds - collected scribblings on music, film and other obsessions

new this month | October 2005

interviews and features

Better, Older and Wiser: An interview with Eugene Kelly by anna battista

about music

The Flexibility of Hip-Hop, a.k.a, Kanye West Can't Rap? reviewed by dave heaton

Creativity Is Hard Work, Apparantly: Paul McCartney's Chaos and Creation in the Backyard reviewed by dave heaton

7 Music Reviews: Bochum Welt, Dogme95, Drexon Field, Friends of Dean Martinez, Marah, Sigur Ros, The Spectacular Fantastic by dave heaton

Spend an Evening With Saddle Creek DVD reviewed by dave heaton

9 Music Reviews: Bonobo, DJ Kentaro, For Against, High Foundation '05, La Maison De La Culture, Lowlights, Pest, Pleasant, The Smittens by dave heaton, anna battista

Choose Yr Own Adventure: Guided by Voices' Suitcase 2: American Superdream Wow by dave heaton

The Caribbean, Plastic Explosives reviewed by dave heaton

20 Quick Music Reviews: Jamie Barnes, Blockhead, Coldcut, Elliott the Letter Ostrich, Cameron Ember, Fax, Milo Jones, Larsen, Lotek Hi-Fi, The Montgolfier Brothers, The Montgolfier Brothers, New Estate, NMS, Novillero, One Self, Roots Manuva, Secret Annexe, Skalpel, Skeletons & the Girl-Faced Boys,The Young Untold by dave heaton, anna battista

The Go! Team, Thunder, Lightning, Strike reviewed by dave heaton

Ray Charles, Genius & Friends reviewed by j.d. lafrance

TonyDoug's CD Reviews: Living Things, The Jessica Fletchers by tonydoug wright

5 Music Reviews: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Capstan Shafts, The Herbaliser, the Long Winters, Scrabbel by dave heaton, anna battista

LD & the New Criticism, Tragic Realism reviewed by dave heaton

Paul Duncan, Be Careful What You Call Home reviewed by dave heaton

The Stairs, On Sleep Lab reviewed by dave heaton

Akron/Family & Angels of Light, Akron/Family & Angels of Light reviewed by dave heaton

Live Review: Foo Fighters, Weezer, Hot Hot Heat at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach California, 10/23/05 by ted kane

TonyDoug's CD Reviews: Denuzio, Jason Dove by tonydoug wright

3 Music Reviews: The City on Film, The Eames Era, Robert Pollard by dave heaton

about film

Serenity reviewed by dan heaton

Serenity reviewed by j.d. lafrance

When love conquers all, even war: On Roberto Benigni's The Tiger and the Snow by anna battista

about other things

Book Review: Nicholas Zinner's I Hope You Are All Happy Now by dave heaton

Book Review: Kathryn Harrison's Envy by anna battista

Champion City Comics: Carter Allen's And the Sky Turned White... review by tonydoug wright

Book Review: Jimmy McDonough's Big Bosoms and Square Jaws: The Biography of Russ Meyer, King of the Sex Film by j.d . lafrance

And Lolita Turned 50: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita by anna battista

Book Review: Ali Smith's The Accidental by anna battista

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Cover photo: Scientist counting albatross chicks on Laysan Island. June 1969. Dr. James P. McVey, NOAA Sea Grant Program.