Creative Noise

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A Message From The Editor

Important Announcement:

My account hasn't been functioning for at least a week and will be retired. From now on send all messages to

Note: a lot of the info about me on this site is outdated. For what I'm up to these days, check out my Notes From Taiwan page.

Home Page - more stuff I'm working on: my opinion on the Modern Library's 100 Greatest Novels is up here now. I've also started on a humorous Parody Page that is worth checking out. And finally, it has arrived: Lumiere For Lunkheads - my little movie review page; it's very small compared to Creative Noise, but it's growing. Also check into my newest page, The Weekly Book Review, which is exactly as it bills itself as.

Check out the New Additions for the most current reviews.

New Feature: Artists I Plan On Reviewing

I have split my links page into two separate pages. To view links to other personal record review sites, go to this page. To follow links to more commercial sites, go to this page. I will be updating both within the week, particularly adding and expanding the list of links to personal review sites.

Last Update: July 10, 2001

The Adolescents, Agent Orange, The Circle Jerks
The Afghan Wigs, Girls Against Boys
Alice Cooper
The Angry Samoans
The Beatles
Ex-Beatles Solo Albums
The Beach Boys
Big Star
Black Flag
Black Sabbath
Blue Oyster Cult
Blur, Oasis
The Boomtown Rats
David Bowie
Billy Bragg
Brainiac, Man or Astro-Man?, The Pulsars
The Buzzcocks
The Byrds
Camper Van Beethoven
The Cars
Cheap Trick
The Church
The Clash
Lloyd Cole
Elvis Costello
Marshall Crenshaw
The dB's
The Dead Boys, Guns'n'Roses
The Dead Kennedys
The Descendents
The Dream Syndicate
Bob Dylan
Echobelly, Elastica
The Embarrassment
The Flamin' Groovies
Fleetwood Mac
Fountains Of Wayne, Weezer, The Rentals
Game Theory
Marvin Gaye
Al Green
Guided By Voices
Richard Hell
Richard X. Heyman, Adam Schmitt
High Tide
Hole, L7, Veruca Salt
House Of Freaks
Husker Du, Bob Mould, Sugar
The Jam
Joy Division
The Kinks
The Left Banke
Material Issue
The MC5
Midnight Oil
Mission of Burma
Mott the Hoople
The Move
The New York Dolls
Graham Parker
Tom Petty
The Pixies, The Breeders
The Police
The Posies
The Pretenders
The Psychedelic Furs
The Ramones
The Replacements
Roxy Music
Roxy Music Members' Solo Albums
Royal Trux, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
The Ruts, Stiff Little Fingers
The Sex Pistols
Jules Shear
The Small Faces
The Smithereens
The Smiths
Soul Asylum
Bruce Springsteen
Squirrel Bait, Nirvana
Steely Dan
The Stooges
10,000 Maniacs
20/20, The Shoes
Thin Lizzy
'Til Tuesday, Aimee Mann
T. Rex
The Troggs
Dwight Twilley, Tommy Tutone,The Vapors
The Undertones
Van Halen
The Velvet Underground
The Who
Stevie Wonder
Neil Young
Odds & Ends: the 1960s
Odds & Ends: the 1970s (A - N)
Odds & Ends: the 1970s (O - Z)
Odds & Ends: the 1980s
Odds & Ends: the 1990s
V/A: Atlantic Rhythm & Blues, Vol. 6
V/A: Nuggets [1998 Box Set]
V/A: Poptopia Vol. 1
V/A: Poptopia Vol. 2
V/A: Poptopia Vol. 3
V/A: Repo Man soundtrack
Genre Glossary
Top 75 List- My list of (mostly) essential records
The Top Ten Most Overrated Albums in Rock
1965-1997 Album of the Year List
Essential Albums: Decade By Decade - A Top 10 for each decade with brief asides, and as a bonus you can compare my picks to other critics'

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