We Have Issues (2003)

july03coverOur second year was one of great growth and great cover stories. We went from 24 pages to 44. We talked to lots of hot chicks, got Cursive, and went Twang. 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. 

 

 

 

 

 

2003
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December 2003

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The Rapture knock us over with their awesome groove.  

  • The Rapture (Sean Moeller) 
  • Underworld (Steven Sargent)
  • Eric Idle (Robert G. Hunt)
  • Mary Alice Wood (Bryan A. Hollerbach)
  • Ken Williams
  • Local Scenery
  • Curmudgeon
  • Movie, CD, and live show reviews

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November 2003

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St. Louis International Film Festival issue number 2 with Pete Timmermann interviewing the amazing Bob Odenkirk and Michael Blieden. Also a look at the movies presented. . 

$5

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October 2003

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If at first you don't succeed, put the band on the cover again. The first time (of three) that we repeated a band on the cover. Love Nadine! Amazing interview issue with Eels, Shins, Ilya, and Stratford 4. 

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September 2003

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Our look at St. Louis Blues featuring interviews with the grand old men of Blues as well as some up-and-comers. Expanded events section.  

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August 2003

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Just what is Neko Case doing with that monkey on the cover? We will never know. The new book section appears. Placebo and Kill Hannah profiles.

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July 2003

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Who would have thought a bunch of scantilly clad women would cause such a ruckus. I think it was also our first (and only) exposed nipple issue. Interviews as well with poet David Clewell and Talib Kweli. Alanna Nash, Radiohead, and Fassbinder. 

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June 2003

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Our first issue featuring Twangfest, the St. Louis-based Alt-country extravaganza. Also a recap of Coachella and a chat with Scott Miller. 

$5 

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May 2003

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We give ourselves over to Saddle Creek with an interview featuring Tim Kasher from Cursive. Also featured the Trachtenburg Family and College Radio Confessions. 

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April 2003: First Anniversary

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Spooky writer Laurell K. Hamilton graces our cover and we report on our first trip to SXSW. We are also a year old and not a touch of gray. 

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March 2003

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We go Goth…is our cod piece on right? Pete Timmermann makes his Oscar picks. 

 

 

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February 2003

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Put four attractive women on the cover and you have a run-away hit. This was our most popular issue up to the moment. It could have also had something to do with the Dolly Parton article as well. Beatle Bob invades Elliot Goes. 

 

 

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January 2003

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The first issue of 2003 summed up 2002 with our first Critics choices for best of… 

  • Saint Etienne: There Are No Egos (Rob Levy)
  • J-Live's Braggin' Rights (Kyle Beachy)
  • State of Hip Hop Pt. 4 (Kenneth J. Pruitt)
  • SevenStar
  • Curmudgeon
  • Local Scenery
  • Movie, CD, and live show reviews
 

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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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