We Have Issues (2002)

deccoverOur first year of publication. We were black and white, but grew quickly. In our first year we interviews They Might Be Giants, OK Go, Jack Johnson, Elbow, Nadine, and a host of other music makers and artists from all over. This listing should help you find some articles on our Web site and perhaps get you to pick up a few of our copies from the special vault where we keep them. 

 

 

 

 

2002
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December 2002

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Long before they hit the boy dance band circuit, they appeared on our cover and also posed with ferrets. Issue also contains an interview with Jonathan Richman that allowed an associate editor to speak directly to Mr. Richman on the phone (yes, he sounds just the same on the phone). 

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November 2002

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St. Louis International Film Festival issue with Pete Timmermann interviewing five of the directors in the New Filmaker's Forum. 

  • SLIFF 2002 (Pete Timmermann)
  • Hip Hop Pt. 2 (Kenneth J. Pruitt)
  • Culture in the Community
  • Wydown
  • Local Scenery
  • Movie, CD, and live show reviews

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October 2002

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First of a four-part piece by Kenneth J. Pruitt on hip-hop. Also features a new art column by Rudy Zapf. 

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September 2002

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First appearance of the Sports Desk (Willie Nelson). 

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August 2002

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Features first Thomas Crone piece (Pop Goes Global) and Steve Ewing utters the immortal phrase "tap that ass." 

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July 2002

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First Jessica Gluckman Elliot Goes. 

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June 2002

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Our first Critic's Pick (Luna) is published (precursor to the Events Page). Great interviews with the Cranes and Jack Johnson. 

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May 2002

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We are immediately taken in by the Brits. We start beefing up the reviews and the Curmudgeon makes his first appearance. 

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April 2002: Issue #1

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 The first issue ever

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About Laura Hamlett 467 Articles
Laura Hamlett is the Managing Editor of PLAYBACK:stl. In a past life, she was also a music publicist and band manager. Besides music, books, and other forms of popular culture, she's a fan of the psychology behind true crime and violent criminals. Ask her about mass murder...if you dare.

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