Joe Hon

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  • 18 years ago

    It wasn't by accident that youth figured so prominently in this year's Houston Press Music Awards. An overhaul of the nominating committee to include a younger segment of nominators slightly more on the fringe -- not to mention the addition of a B...

  • 18 years ago

    At times, we must admit, putting together the ballot for the Press Music Awards engenders a touch of deja vu. Familiar names (can you say Carolyn Wonderland? Jesse Dayton? Joe "Guitar" Hughes?) keep popping up. Not that that's necessarily bad; thi...

  • 19 years ago

    Magnapop Rubbing Doesn't Help Priority If Rubbing Doesn't Help sounds looser and more scatterbrained than its much-hailed 1994 predecessor, Hot Boxing -- much like a demo -- it could be because Magnapop's second full-lengther is a demo, more or le...

  • 19 years ago

    Ani DiFranco has nothing to be sore about these days. Though she's often labeled a folkie malcontent because of her caustic lyrics and offbeat, aggressive performances, at this moment, the 25-year-old singer/songwriter is in a mood highly uncharac...

  • 19 years ago

    Soundgarden Down on the Upside A&M Why is it that while many of Seattle's sons of grunge have dropped down a gear (Pearl Jam), dropped out (Mudhoney) or simply dropped dead (Nirvana), Soundgarden has been able to push forward on all fronts, evolvi...

  • 20 years ago

    Life has been nothing short of bohemian for singer/songwriter Jewel Kilcher. Yet, while many are quick to label the 21-year-old artist a neo-hippie, she'd rather think of herself as just a spiritual gal who's trying to make her life worth living. ...