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NOW Magazine - Anniversary special - - Toronto Symphony Orchestra -

“I nor­mally think the more art the bet­ter, but we ain’t talk­ing about art here. Do we need all the records that are out there? Did the world need to put pumps on tooth­paste and sneak­ers? New coun­try or new punk? Frankly, some days I’m so en­ter­tained I feel sick.” – about mu­sic “In the last 25 years, the TTC has grown into an ab­ject beg­gar.” – about the TTC “Tori Amos, whose guile­less pi­ano-bar treat­ment of Smells Like Teen Spirit hasn’t yet been ruled out as a con­tribut­ing fac­tor in Kurt Cobain’s sui­cide, takes a sim­i­larly styled tin­kle at REM’s Los­ing My Reli­gion with hurl-in­duc­ing re­sults.” – about Amos’s con­tri­bu­tion to the Higher Learn­ing sound­track “To Wong Foo makes it of­fi­cial – drag queens are about as sub­ver­sive as rodeo clowns. The main­stream­ing of queer cul­ture con­tin­ues….” – about To Wong Foo Thanks for Ev­ery­thing, Julie New­mar “Leave it to David Bowie – mu­si­cian, pro­ducer, ac­tor, chameleon, iconoclast, enigma and cat­a­lyst for hun­dreds of an­gu­lar hair­cuts – to rise up like Mar­ley’s ghost and fore­warn us of im­pend­ing doom at the turn of the cen­tury.” – about Bowie’s lat­est trans­for­ma­tion “Green Day with a fuzz box and a pre­teen sense of hu­mour.” – about rock band Ash, in the sec­ond short­est CD re­view in NOW his­tory

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