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  • Racket

    published September 27, 2001

    On September 14, Clear Channel Communications HQ in San Antonio issued what is being termed a "suggestion" to its 1,213 American radio stations,... More >>

  • Rick Lee

    published September 20, 2001

    As you approach the Big Easy's front door, you can hear from within the concertina-sharp sounds of a wailing guitar shredding the night air. You... More >>

  • Minibill

    published September 20, 2001

    "Big beat a cappella" is how this multiethnic Austin septet aptly describes itself, before moving on to clarify a little. "Like Stomp!... More >>

  • Nick Lowe

    published September 20, 2001

    Fitting that consummate Englishman Nick Lowe has signed with Yep Roc Records of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, as The Convincer continues his... More >>

  • Racket

    published September 20, 2001

    San Francisco attorney Daniel Ray Bacon has made it his life's work to assist the deserving underdogs of the world in getting their due. Raised ... More >>

  • Death & Texas

    published September 20, 2001

    Casual national observers of the music scene tend to put genres into little geographic boxes. Blues has to hail from either Chicago or Mississippi... More >>

  • Playbill

    published September 13, 2001

    Israel-born Eef Barzelay founded Clem Snide in 1990 as a punk trio; 11 years later that description no longer applies. The band has edged more... More >>

  • Racket

    published September 13, 2001

    For strangers to conjunto, or for those who want to take a nostalgic trip through Tex-Mex fashions and the music of yesteryear, Austin-based... More >>

  • Express Mail

    published September 13, 2001

    If you know anything about stamps, you know there is no better place for a crash course in American history than in the offerings from the doughty... More >>

  • Freddy Fender / Doug Sahm

    published September 6, 2001

    Music Club's sublicensing of Huey Meaux's Crazy Cajun catalog from the UK's Demon/Edsel Records continues with these two releases, which join... More >>

  • Racket

    published September 6, 2001

    Despite his 24 years of age, Brad Turcotte, the founder of Houston's brand-new Compadre Records, is already something of a music-business veteran.... More >>

  • Racket

    published August 30, 2001

    Many bands would willingly trade various parts of their anatomy and/or immortal souls for a shot at landing a tune on the score (if not the... More >>

  • Playbill

    published August 23, 2001

    People who are surprised by Bobby Bare Jr.'s post-punk leanings must not have been listening when his daddy was recording. Papa Bare was... More >>

  • Racket

    published August 23, 2001

    For Tim Murrah, Metropol's eccentric owner/DJ/Britpop guru, it's not about style. Most downtown clubs try to create buzz with their exclusivity, ... More >>

  • Truth Be Told

    published August 23, 2001

    For Texas music royal Lee Roy Parnell, it's odd to have a town like Macon, Georgia play such an important role in his development. After all,... More >>

  • Playbill

    published August 16, 2001

    True triple-threat talents are very rare in any music, and to this general rule the blues is no exception. While thousands can play the blues on... More >>

  • Racket

    published August 16, 2001

    One of the more engrossing sites on the Web is www.jumptheshark.com. On this site, which takes its name... More >>

  • Minibill

    published August 9, 2001

    Although June of '44 and REX vet Doug Scharin hails from the American Midwest, him, his 13-piece dub/Afro-jazz/tribal ensemble, sounds as if it... More >>

  • Racket

    published August 9, 2001

    Rock historians have long debated the First Rock Song question. For years, the consensus had it that Bill Haley's "Rock Around the Clock" was this... More >>

  • Minibill

    published August 2, 2001

    Allen Hope was a Roman Catholic teenager working in Kingston for the Jamaican phone company in the late '60s when he discovered Rastafarianism and... More >>

  • Minibill

    published August 2, 2001

    Out of the ashes of the Shimmy Shack (which itself arose out of the implosion of the Bon Ton Room) came Mary Jane's in August 1994. Founded by... More >>

  • Racket

    published August 2, 2001

    When the Houston Press last looked in at the embattled studios of KPFT, gadfly Edwin Johnston and station savior/ nemesis (depending on... More >>

  • Minibill

    published July 26, 2001

    When Ry Cooder was hipped to Flaco Jimenez back in the mid-'70s, Jimenez probably never foresaw the international fame that was to come. Now look... More >>

  • Racket

    published July 26, 2001

    Events like the Houston Press Music Awards showcase make Racket want to cast aside all his Brave New World fears and leap onto the... More >>

  • Mount Coy

    published July 26, 2001

    To belabor beyond all recognition that old saw about what you should wear to your wedding, this year Houston went in for something old, something... More >>

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