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1998 Stories by Hobart Rowland

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  • Clubland

    published September 17, 1998

    The beer coolers and jug bottles of Jim Beam were out in full force September 4 at the Fabulous Satellite Lounge, as there was no booze to be had... More >>

  • Purveyors of Perk

    published September 17, 1998

    Financial matters are of little pressing concern to the members of Phuz. That much is evident simply from glancing around the Houston band's... More >>

  • Rotation

    published September 17, 1998

    Splitsville Repeater Big Deal If there's a special CD rack in heaven where all the great pop failures of the '90s are filed... More >>

  • Clubland

    published September 10, 1998

    From the looks of things upstairs, 804 would have little more to offer than cheap drinks, odd stares and rambling conversation from a handful of... More >>

  • Sad-Eyed Sibs

    published September 10, 1998

    When Seattle's vaunted Sub Pop label stopped signing grunge bands and branched out a little, one of its first acquisitions was the... More >>

  • The One Who Stayed Behind

    published September 10, 1998

    Eric Taylor doesn't see himself as a victim of circumstance so much as a survivor by choice. Far from being a powerless bystander in the literate... More >>

  • Static

    published September 10, 1998

    Out to the Abyss... Yes, kiddies, the worst is true: The Abyss, an unholy Washington Avenue institution for almost five years, has been up and... More >>

  • Rotation

    published September 10, 1998

    Richard Buckner Since MCA It's just like Richard Buckner to attach a drab, monosyllabic title like Since to a work of such... More >>

  • Static

    published September 3, 1998

    Uncertain Justice... It's hard to know what's in the stars for Houston's once-mighty Justice Records these days -- what with all the rumors of... More >>

  • Clubland

    published September 3, 1998

    Strange how things work: Trammell Crow has informed Voodoo Lounge owner Dan Robinson that he's in default on his lease at Shepherd Plaza. The... More >>

  • Weird Ways

    published September 3, 1998

    The Gourds have taken almost as much critical lip for their unsparingly eccentric ways as they've been praised for their timeless appreciation of... More >>

  • Rotation

    published September 3, 1998

    Hole Celebrity Skin Geffen/DGC Courtney Love has proven over and again that she is capable of polarizing opinion like few female... More >>

  • Static

    published August 27, 1998

    Grooves by the Pound... By most standards, Doug Pinnick is a prolific guy. Conservative estimates place his songwriting output over the past... More >>

  • Rotation

    published August 27, 1998

    Cracker Gentleman's Blues Virgin After the disappointing commercial showing of their last release, The Golden Age, it would be... More >>

  • Reznor's Rabble

    published August 27, 1998

    After they were dropped by their first label, 12 Rounds -- the male/female duo of Atticus Ross and Claudia Sarne -- found a creepy kindred spirit... More >>

  • Clubland

    published August 27, 1998

    The curse of 6400 Richmond Avenue continues: Earlier this summer, the flashy, fussed-over 6400 Sports Cafe closed its doors after only a few... More >>

  • Stirring the Pot

    published August 20, 1998

    Weekends are typically money nights for Dan Robinson's Voodoo Lounge, but this Saturday may be different. Noticeably on edge, the New York native... More >>

  • Brother Alone

    published August 20, 1998

    The print advertisement for Neil Finn's new album, Try Whistling This, places the artist smack dab in the middle of the road -- literally. In the... More >>

  • Static

    published August 20, 1998

    The mechanics of change... "How'd you notice that? You're the first person that's said anything." Mary Cutrufello knows she's been found... More >>

  • Clubland

    published August 20, 1998

    Big-city decadence will be the rule at Instant Karma when the club hosts a Velvet Underground tribute show Saturday. Local acts scheduled to... More >>

  • Young and Stylin'

    published August 13, 1998

    The two young girls are glued to Brad McCool like family, but as it happens, they are fans of a sort. Waiting for his table at Spanish Flowers, a... More >>

  • Static

    published August 13, 1998

    Networking 101... Never underestimate the importance of choosing your friends wisely. Houston singer/songwriter Rogelio "Tody" Castillo has always... More >>

  • Clubland

    published August 13, 1998

    Hard to believe, but we're already rubbing up against the deadline for the closure of Fitzgerald's. Saturday's gig with 30footFALL, the Suspects,... More >>

  • Symphony of Setbacks

    published August 6, 1998

    Let's start with the old news: The Verve broke up for more than a year and then re-formed, only to have the songwriting royalties from their... More >>

  • Static

    published August 6, 1998

    Keeping it loose at KTRU... When it was announced earlier this year that Rice University's KTRU/91.7 FM would be hiring its first-ever... More >>

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