Excellent

LITTLE ORPHAN ANI

TYLENOL TALENT

STUPID BLOODY STUPID!

Interview

All the News That Didn't Fit

On the Record

The Olympia Connection, Or Lack Thereof

The Numbness Is Just a Bonus

Hiphop City

WEEN ARE THE WORLD

Soul by the Pound

EXCELLENT REAL ROCK QUOTES

Incest is Best

The Rise and Fall of the N-Word

DEXYS MIDNIGHT RUNNERS

If You Don't Have Anything Nice to Say, Tell the Truth Anyway

You Don't Own Me

Summer Lovin'

Stagger Lee

Music to Lose Your Job By

Boy, You Sure Can Take the Fun Out of Music

CINEMATIC CLICHE

Stuart Braithwaite From Mogwai

Going to New York City?

THE CHURCH OF COLTRANE

A Whole N'other Level

Who Says Morrissey Fans Don't Get Laid?

ISSA ROCKA ROLL

Not Modest Enough

THE BUZZCOCKS

WE LOVE MUSIC HERE AT THE STRANGER. All of it. Unreservedly. No exceptions. We-e-ell... except, don't you think some of it might be a teensy-weensy little bit over-hyped? Just a little? So Beck is a maverick post-modern genius, Lauryn Hill is a hiphop goddess, and Elliott Smith is a sensitive crooner whose tunes reach directly to the soul? Right? WRONG! Get the fuck outta our faces, asswipes! What about that school of thought which holds Beck to be a whimsical hiphop dabbler, Lauryn Hill a hideous PC pouter, and Elliott Smith a whiny miserable fuckwit who wouldn't know a good time if it came up and slapped him in the face? This month in Excellent, The Stranger's music monthly, we invite our favorite, fearless writers to smash the shrines of over-rated popular music. We call it... kill-yr-idols