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2008 Stories by David A. Cobb

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  • Jad Fair

    published November 6, 2008

    As a founding member of oddball noise rockers Half Japanese, Jad Fair made a living off of his quirky music. His solo efforts over the years... More >>

  • Spiritualized

    published September 25, 2008

    Jason Pierce had a rough 2005. Hospitalized and nearly dying, the British musician spent a lot of time tethered to machines and IVs (which... More >>

  • The Octopus Project

    published August 28, 2008

    Austin's favorite foursome, the Octopus Project, has had a busy few years. After the success of its independently released second album, 2005's... More >>

  • Riff Tiffs, Tontons, Fat Tony, Lisa's Sons

    published June 26, 2008

    All too often, local talent goes unnoticed by most Houstonians, so a big venue such as Warehouse Live hosting a slew of local bands is both a... More >>

  • Flowers to Hide: Down the Stairs EP

    published June 5, 2008

    Since the Beatles, British rock bands have always held a certain mystique in the U.S. While it's no surprise that American bands keep churning... More >>

  • Pelican, with Thrice and Circa Survive

    published April 17, 2008

    In no rock subgenre is the guitar solo more integral than in metal, and sounds unheard, you could be forgiven for thinking that "instrumental... More >>

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